Antimicrobial effect of a chlorhexidine-thymol varnish (Cervitec) in orthodontic patients. A prospective, randomized clinical trial.

@article{Ogaard1997AntimicrobialEO,
  title={Antimicrobial effect of a chlorhexidine-thymol varnish (Cervitec) in orthodontic patients. A prospective, randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Ogaard and E. -M. Larsson and Rustan Glans and Thomas Henriksson and Dowen Birkhed},
  journal={Journal of orofacial orthopedics = Fortschritte der Kieferorthopadie : Organ/official journal Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kieferorthopadie},
  year={1997},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={206-13}
}
The aim of the present investigation was to study the effect of combined application of a fluoride varnish (Fluor Protector) and an antimicrobial varnish (Cervitec) on the oral microflora, caries and gingival condition in patients receiving treatment with fixed orthodontic appliances. A total of 198 individuals (12 to 15 years old), scheduled for fixed orthodontic treatment, were randomized into 2 groups. Prior to bonding, the Cervitec and the control group received one application with… CONTINUE READING

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