Chapter 7. Biofilm-Related Infections in the Oral Cavity

  1. Tamilvanan Shunmugaperumal

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch7

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

How to Cite

Shunmugaperumal, T. (2010) Biofilm-Related Infections in the Oral Cavity, in Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470479964

Online ISBN: 9780470640463

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Keywords:

  • biofilm-related infections in oral cavity;
  • biofilm in oral cavity and systemic inflammation;
  • biofilm problems - in dental unit waterlines and its practical control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biofilm Formation in Oral Cavity

  • Biofilm-Related Diseases in Oral Cavity

  • Biofilm in Oral Cavity and Systemic Inflammation

  • Biofilm in Oral Cavity and Immune System Response

  • Normal Host Responses Versus Biofilm Infection

  • Prevention Strategies of Periodontal Diseases

  • Novel Antimicrobial Therapies for Dental Plaque-Related Diseases

  • Periodontal Devices

  • Nondegradable Devices

  • Degradable Devices

  • Biofilm Problems in Dental Unit Waterlines and its Practical Control

  • References