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The antimicrobial activity of four herbal based toothpastes against specific primary plaque colonizers
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
Aim: To determine whether there was any significant difference in the antimicrobial activity of 4 herbal toothpastes against cultures of 3 primary plaque colonizers (Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sanguinis and a ...
The prevalence and severity of periodontal disease in Type II diabetics
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
Introduction: The relationship between Periodontal Disease and Type II diabetes has been reported in recent literature. More recent studies suggest that further research is required into the relationship of glycaemic control ...
Diode laser as an additional therapeutic measure in reducing red complex bacteria in chronic periodontitis
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
This mini-thesis assessed whether a diode laser with a wavelength of 810 ± 10nm can be utilized as an adjunct to conventional management (i.e. scaling, root planing and polishing) of chronic periodontitis during initial ...