antiplaque


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antiplaque

(ˌæntɪˈplɑːk)
adj
acting against or preventing plaque
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Preliminary Clinical Evidence of the Antiplaque, Antigingivitis Efficacy of a Mouthwash Containing 2% Green Tea - A Randomised Clinical Trial.
A comparative evaluation of the antibacterial efficacy of honey in vitro and antiplaque efficacy in a 4-day plaque regrowth model in vivo: preliminary results.
4) The CHX as antiplaque and anti-gingivitis agent remains as the gold standard, but its use as an anti-caries agent particularly in established lesions has been considered controversial, based on inconclusive clinical findings.
Oral delivery and clearance of antiplaque agents from Triclosan-containing dentifrices.
Evaluation of the antimicrobial and physical properties of an orthodontic photo-activated adhesive modified with an antiplaque agent: an in vitro study.
Chlorhexidine gluconate is a commonly used oral antiplaque and antiseptic mouthwash and was used as a positive control.
Other antiplaque topical medications include salicylic acid, dithranol and calcipotrol.
A meta-analysis of six-month studies of antiplaque and antigingivitis agents.
24) The active flavonoid compound gua*averin has high potential antiplaque activity by inhibiting the growth of S.
5% hydrogen peroxide mouthwash as an adjunct to chlorhexidine proved to be a better antiplaque agent when compared with chlorhexidine alone.
To maintain oral hygiene Chlorhexidine is still recognized as having antiplaque, anti-caries and anti-gingivitis properties.