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Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Herbal and 0 . 2 % Chlorhexidine Mouthrinse against Streptococcus mutans : An In-vitro Study

  title={Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Herbal and 0 . 2 \% Chlorhexidine Mouthrinse against Streptococcus mutans : An In-vitro Study},
  author={John and Gopinath and Elango and Pillai and Mani},
Background: Microorganisms in the oral cavity are still considered as serious public health problems and inflict a costly burden to health care services in and around the world. Mouthrinses have been used for centuries with the objective of reducing the amount of microorganisms in the oral cavity. Mouthrinses are used as adjuncts to mechanical oral hygiene. Therapeutic mouthwashes are often recommended as an adjunct to mechanical plaque control for prevention of plaque accumulation and to… Expand

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