Sodium fluoride and chlorhexidine effect in the inhibition of mutans streptococci in children with dental caries: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.

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OBJECTIVE We aimed to compare the effect of sodium fluoride and chlorhexidine on salivary levels of mutans streptococci (MS), in a double-blind, randomized clinical trial. METHODS Thirty-five healthy volunteers, aged 4-8 years, with at least one active carious lesion and no previous history of allergies were selected to participate in the study. A gel… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-302X.2008.00458.x

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@article{Lobo2008SodiumFA, title={Sodium fluoride and chlorhexidine effect in the inhibition of mutans streptococci in children with dental caries: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial.}, author={Patr{\'i}cia Leal Dantas Lobo and Cibele Barreto Mano de Carvalho and Said Gonçalves da Cruz Fonseca and Rosane Silvestre de Castro and Andr{\'e} Jalles Monteiro and Manass{\'e}s Claudino Fonteles and C S R Fonteles}, journal={Oral microbiology and immunology}, year={2008}, volume={23 6}, pages={486-91} }