Outlook for Hibitane in dental caries.

  title={Outlook for Hibitane in dental caries.},
  author={C. G. Emilson},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={4 5},
  • C. G. Emilson
  • Published 1977 in Journal of clinical periodontology
The association between S. mutans and dental caries in humans has focused the interest on the possiblity to suppress or eliminate this microorganism from the oral cavity. In this respect chlorhexidine seems to be a valuable adjunct, since S. mutans is highly sensitive to the drug. In hamsters and rats infected with S. mutans topical applications of… CONTINUE READING