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Candida species in periodontal disease: A literature review

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Author Details : Anjana Suresh U, Nisha K J*, Shruthi S, Sanjeela Guru, Parichaya Batra

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 124-129

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Periodontal disease is one of the earliest human diseases recognized to be associated with mixed-species
biofilms. One of the microorganism involved in this biofilm include Candida species which have been
invariably found in large quantities in subgingival area of patients having periodontal disease. This paper
reviews the prevalence of Candida species in periodontal disease as well as their virulence factors and
identification methods.

Keywords: Candida species, Prevalence, Periodontitis.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijpi.2019.027

How to cite : Anjana Suresh U, Nisha K J, Shruthi S, Guru S, Batra P, Candida species in periodontal disease: A literature review. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2019;4(4):124-129

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