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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-3

Caries vaccine: A boom for public health


1 Department of Pediatrics Dentistry, Subharti Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, D. J. College of Dental Sciences and Research, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Karan Rajpal
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, D.J. College of Dental Sciences and Research, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.168715

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Dental caries is one of the most common irreversible diseases of the tooth structure where a wide group of microorganisms are responsible as they are the main etiologic bacteria. To reduce the incidence and prevalence of dental caries, various modalities have been adopted over the years by modifying various etiologic factors. One of the latest advances is caries vaccine that involves the application of advanced genetic technique by modifying Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) and using it as a dental vaccine. This review article highlights the mechanism and prospects for dental caries vaccine that in the times ahead will be a blessing for health care providers.


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