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J Am Dent Assoc. 1996 Feb;127(2):181-9.

Biofilm and the dental office.

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Council on Scientific Affairs, American Dental Association, Chicago, Il 60611, USA.

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  • J Am Dent Assoc 1996 Apr;127(4):436.


The author provides a brief overview of the basic processes involved in biofilm formation and explores the implications these biofilms have for health care facilities such as hospitals and dental offices. Included with this article are suggestions dentists may consider for improving water quality and a white paper on waterlines adopted by the ADA.

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