Salivary Streptococcus mutans count and gingivitis in children after rinsing with a chlorhexidine-fluoride solution with and without strontium.

@article{SpetsHapponen1985SalivarySM,
  title={Salivary Streptococcus mutans count and gingivitis in children after rinsing with a chlorhexidine-fluoride solution with and without strontium.},
  author={Satu Spets-Happonen and H. Markkanen and L P{\"o}ll{\"a}nen and Timo M. Kauppinen and Harri Luoma},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of dental research},
  year={1985},
  volume={93 4},
  pages={329-35}
}
Thirty schoolchildren, 9-12 yr old with high DMF score, rinsed their mouths twice a day for 3 days with a chlorhexidine-fluoride (CXF) solution or a chlorhexidine-fluoride-strontium (CXFSr) solution. Streptococcus mutans counts (CFU) were made from saliva incubated on MSB agar and the gingival bleeding was recorded both before and after the rinsing period… CONTINUE READING