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International Dental Journal of Student Research

Comparative effect of two commercially available mouthwashes on oral health during fixed orthodontic treatment

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Author Details : M Sharmila, R Saravanan*, Vivekanandan U, S Gopalakrishnan, Gomathi G D

Volume : 7, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 113-114

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Aims and Objectives: The aim of the study was to analogue and anatomize the effect of KP Namboodiri’s herbal mouthwash and 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwash in orthodontic patients after using it for 15 days.
Materials and Methods:  A total of 40 patients receiving fixed orthodontic treatment were selected. The patients were divided into two groups: Group I - 20 patients were given KP Namboodiri’s herbal mouthwash for 15 days and Group II - 20 patients were given Chlorhexidine mouthwash. Supra gingival Plaque samples were collected on the day 0 (baseline), followed by day 15 for microbial analysis.
Results: Microbial colonies were truncated in both the groups without significant difference between the groups after 15 days in both the groups (P <0>

Conclusions: KP Namboodiri’s mouthwash could be effectively used instead of Chlorhexidine mouthwash.

Keywords: Plaque, Menthol, Thymol.

Doi : 10.18231/j.idjsr.2019.029

How to cite : Sharmila M, Saravanan R, Vivekanandan U, Gopalakrishnan S, Gomathi G D, Comparative effect of two commercially available mouthwashes on oral health during fixed orthodontic treatment. Int Dent J Stud Res 2019;7(4):113-114

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