Effect of phenoxyethanol, chlorhexidine and their combination on subgingival plaque bacteria.

@article{Wilson1990EffectOP,
  title={Effect of phenoxyethanol, chlorhexidine and their combination on subgingival plaque bacteria.},
  author={Michael Wilson and Arthur Stanley and G S Bansal and Hubert N Newman},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={1990},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={921-9}
}
The effects of phenoxyethanol, chlorhexidine and a mixture of both on subgingival plaque samples from 44 patients with chronic periodontitis were investigated in vitro. At a concentration of 0.5 mg/ml, chlorhexidine inhibited the growth of all cultivable bacteria in all 44 samples while a comparable effect was achieved with phenoxyethanol only at a… CONTINUE READING