Influence of chlorhexidine rinsing on the healing of oral mucosa and osseous lesions.

@article{Bassetti1980InfluenceOC,
  title={Influence of chlorhexidine rinsing on the healing of oral mucosa and osseous lesions.},
  author={Claudio Bassetti and A Kallenberger},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1980},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={
          443-56
        }
}
The influence of chlorhexidine rinsing on wound healing was studied using standardized, open mucosal-osseous wounds in the left side of the palate in Wistar rats. In five test groups, each containing 10 rats, rinsing was performed twice daily for 30 sec with 0.1, 0.2 and 0.5% chlorhexidine solution, chlorhexidine solution vehicle, and Ringer solution. A sixth test group (control) was not rinsed at all. Seven days postoperatively, wound healing was evaluated clinically (size of the defect) and… CONTINUE READING

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