Evaluation of the relationship between caries indices and salivary secretory IgA, salivary pH, buffering capacity and flow rate in children with Down's syndrome

Cogulu D. , Sabah E. , KUTUKCULER N. , OZKINAY F. F.

ARCHIVES OF ORAL BIOLOGY, vol.51, no.1, pp.23-28, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2005.06.001
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF ORAL BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-28
  • Keywords: Down's syndrome, dental caries, salivary secretory IgA, pH, flow rate, buffering capacity, DENTAL-CARIES, STREPTOCOCCUS-MUTANS, ANTIGEN-I/II, ANTIBODIES, INDIVIDUALS, IMMUNOGLOBULINS, POPULATION, IMMUNITY, PROTEIN, SERUM


The aim of this study was to compare the caries prevalence and salivary secretory IgA (sIgA), salivary pH, buffering capacity and flow rate between Down's syndrome (DS) and control subjects.