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Freeze-Etching Reveals Ultrastructure of Selected Bacteria Isolated from Dental Plaque

Immunization of Monkeys with Streptococcus Mutans: Specificity of Antibody Responses in Saliva

Inhibition of colonization on tooth surfaces in immune monkeys showed specificity for the immunizing strain, suggesting that inhibition was antibody mediated.

Purification and Properties of an Alpha-(1 >3) Glucanohydrolase from Trichoderma Harzianum

A major protein band stained with amido schwartz contained the enzyme activity, as revealed by the complete local hydrolysis of mutant agar containing this polysaccharide.

Neuroscience Group Established

Sheiham Finds No Evidence for Six-Month Dental Checkups

One of his most reputable papers concerned the scientific basis behind the traditional six-month dental examination. He found no scientific evidence to support it.

Duret Pioneers Use of CAD/CAM Systems for Dentistry

In the late 1970s they released the commercial Sopha system, which ignited the enhancements in CAD/CAM systems in years to come.

McCune Evaluates Effectiveness of Pit-and-Fissure Sealants

The study tested the effectiveness of the sealants and after 36 months only 8 percent of treated teeth showed incidences of caries, as compared to 53 percent in untreated teeth.

Canadian Division is Founded

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Group Established

Greenspan and Colleagues Examine Histopathology of Sjögren’s Syndrome