Optimal dosage of chlorhexidine acetate in chewing gum.


In a previous study, 800 mg pieces of sorbitol-flavored gum, each piece containing 5 mg chlorhexidine (CHX) acetate, when chewed 2 at the time 5 x daily, were found to have an excellent plaque growth inhibiting effect. The aim of Trial 1 of the present study was to assess whether chewing only 2 x daily, 2 pieces of the same concentration CHX gum for about… (More)


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@article{Ainamo1990OptimalDO, title={Optimal dosage of chlorhexidine acetate in chewing gum.}, author={J K Ainamo and A. Nieminen and Ulf Westerlund}, journal={Journal of clinical periodontology}, year={1990}, volume={17 10}, pages={729-33} }