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Figure 1.

Schematic Description of Stages 1–3 of Biofilm Formation.

Stage 1: Entry of multidrug-resistant pathogenic bacteria, commensals, and oral microflora. Stage 2: The salivary pellicle begins to form as the commensals and pathogenic bacteria congregate, laying the foundation for biofilm development. Stage 3: The bacteria rapidly multiply and begin to adhere, and dysbiosis begins.

RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2021 January; 12(1): e0004. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2021 January 19. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10428