A meta-analysis of six-month studies of antiplaque and antigingivitis agents.

  title={A meta-analysis of six-month studies of antiplaque and antigingivitis agents.},
  author={J. Gunsolley},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  volume={137 12},
  • J. Gunsolley
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Dental Association
  • BACKGROUND AND METHODS The author conducted a systematic review of the literature to evaluate the efficacy of antigingivitis and antiplaque products in six-month trials. He searched electronic databases for six-month randomized clinical studies that evaluated both antiplaque and antigingivitis properties of dentifrices or mouthrinses. In addition, the author solicited unpublished studies from manufacturers. RESULTS Seventeen studies support the antiplaque, antigingivitis effects of… CONTINUE READING
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