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The Formation of Plaque
It is important to build a good info of the information of plaque, and modern research shows that that teeth decay has a close relation with teeth plaque.
Plaque formation is more complex, the theory has now recognized the following three stages:
(A) acquired film formation stages: in the saliva of oral glycoprotein is a substance in the saliva of each person’s saliva contains such substances. When it is in contact with the teeth can be attached to the enamel surface the dental instruments, forming a membrane-like material, this film is called to obtain membrane. Initial adhesion of oral bacteria which provides the substrate for the formation of dental plaque to create the conditions. Data shows that the formation of gingival sulcus is the first to get the teeth part of the membrane.
(2) phase of bacterial adhesion: Most researchers believe that bacteria attached to the membrane acquired importance. Observed that, when the tooth surface acquired pellicle formation, bacterial adhesion up there soon, indicating that attachment very fast. A large number of research data confirmed that the first bacteria attached to the tooth surface for the blood group streptococci and Streptococcus salivarius. Bacteria acquired membrane surface growth, and Nengchan acid deposition to glycoproteins and dental scalers. Blood group and Streptococcus mutans glucan can be synthesized with the deposition of plaque composition with a glycoprotein substrate, in order to create a foundation for the formation of plaque.
(3) plaque maturity: bacterial membrane in acquired growth and development, reproduction and decay, and in which complex metabolism. According to the data analysis, that the proportion of mature bacterial plaque is: 27% of anaerobic streptococci, and 23% of the class of diphtheria bacilli, anaerobic type diphtheria bacilli 18% and 13% of Streptococcus peptone, Wei Yongshi strains of 6%, 4% of Bacteroides, Clostridium bacteria 4%, 3% of Neisseria, Vibrio 2%. Mature dental plaque as the cariogenic bacteria Streptococcus mutans, actinomycosis, blood type Streptococcus and Lactobacillus.
To prevent the plaque, a good oral health and life style is very important here, also you could get some useful advice from your dentist.