Effect of an antiseptic mouthrinse on salivary microbiota.

@article{Depaola1996EffectOA,
  title={Effect of an antiseptic mouthrinse on salivary microbiota.},
  author={Louis G Depaola and Glenn E. Minah and C. Daniel Overholser and Timothy F. Meiller and Christine H Charles and David Scott Harper and Margaret M. McAlary},
  journal={American journal of dentistry},
  year={1996},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          93-5
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of rinsing with original formulation Listerine Antiseptic (LA) on the level of viable salivary bacteria for periods up to 1 hour. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this double-blind, controlled, cross-over study, unstimulated saliva was collected from 25 subjects, serially diluted, and cultured on selective and non-selective media under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. Streptococci, Veillonella sp., and total aerobic and anaerobic flora were enumerated just prior to and… CONTINUE READING

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