TABLE 1.

Number of predominant bacterial species per site and subject

Subject no.Total no. of species/siteTotal no. of species/subject
BuccalMaxillary vestibuleTongue dorsumTongue lateralHard palateSoft palateTonsilsTooth surfaceSubgingival
12052314211628271466
2126131818201412645
3119109151422212272
457108461112434
543172061318162164
Total321540344238595247