J. W. Costerton, PhD, MS, is the director of the Center for Biofilms, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles. He is an international expert on biofilm and has lectured and written extensively on the subject. In 2005, he received the Procter & Gamble Prize in Environmental Microbiology and was elected to the Royal Society of Canada, Life Sciences Division.
How biofilms communicate has been uncovered, providing a strategic advantage in the war against biofilm proliferation. J.W. Costerton, PhD, MS, explains what this means for dentistry and dental hygiene.
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