The immunoreactivity of the mucous membranes is important pathogenetic factor in determining the nature of the manifestations of herpes infection. The purpose of research is investigation of the relationship indicators secretory immunity and dental status of patients with herpetic lesions of the oral cavity. Results of a clinical dental examination of patients showed higher values of the index of the intensity of dental caries in the study group. We found a tendency to reduce hygiene index in patients with manifestations of herpes infection in the mouth. The secretory immunity differences correlated with dental indices.
herpes infection, secretory immunity, oral fluid