Bacterial adhesion of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans serotypes to titanium implants: SEM evaluation. A preliminary report


Okte E., Sultan N., DOĞAN B., Asikainen S.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.70, no.11, pp.1376-1382, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.1999.70.11.1376
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1376-1382
  • Keywords: Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, bacterial adhesion, titanium, dental implants, EPITHELIAL-CELLS, PERIODONTAL-DISEASE, ORAL BACTERIA, ADHERENCE, ULTRASTRUCTURE, MICROORGANISMS, INFECTION, FREQUENCY, MEMBRANE, STRAINS

Abstract

Background: In this study, the adherence ability of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans serotypes to titanium implant surfaces was evaluated to demonstrate if any selective adherence occurs according to the serotypes of the microorganism.