Bacterial comparison of preoperative rinsing and swabbing for oral surgery using 0.2% chlorhexidine.


AIM The aim of the present study was to compare bacterial load using preoperative rinsing and swabbing techniques for oral surgery with 0.2% chlorhexidine (CHX). METHODS Participants were healthy volunteers undergoing a general anesthetic for the removal of teeth. Participants were randomly allocated to receive 15 mL of 0.2% CHX for 60 s as either a rinse… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jicd.12099


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