TITLE

BACTERIAL GROWTH AND CRYSTAL FORMATION: A POSSIBLE FACTOR IN CALCULUS FORMATION

AUTHOR(S)
BARTELS, HENRY A.
PUB. DATE
August 1950
SOURCE
Journal of Dental Research;Aug1950, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p436
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the role of bacterial growth and crystal formation in the formation of calculus. In one experiment the author divided a beef heart infusion agar into two portions, added dextrose to one of these, then sterilized and poured plates from both. Two additional experiments are described as well, and results for all are discussed.
ACCESSION #
36424186

 

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