Effects of chlorhexidine on the bacterial colonization and degradation of dentin and completely demineralized dentin in situ.

The effects of 0.2% chlorhexidine on selected plaque microorganisms were studied in an intraoral dentin caries model. In 8 individuals wearing partial dentures, sound and completely demineralized dentin specimens were placed consecutively in 2 periods of 4 weeks, respectively. Throughout the experimental period, the specimens were treated 2 x daily with 0.2… CONTINUE READING