The effectiveness and side effects of 0.1% and 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthrinses: a clinical study.

@article{Ernst1998TheEA,
  title={The effectiveness and side effects of 0.1% and 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthrinses: a clinical study.},
  author={Claus Peter Ernst and K Prockl and B d'Hoedt Willershausen},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={443-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The study compared two commercial chlorhexidine mouthrinses (Chlorhexamed 0.1% and Corsodyl 0.2%) for their effects on dental plaque and gingival inflammation, their side effects (eg, tooth staining and mucosal irritation), and patient acceptance. METHOD AND MATERIALS One hundred thirty healthy volunteers were randomly distributed into two groups of 65 each. Each volunteer had gingivitis or chronic marginal periodontitis and used the rinse two times a day for 4 weeks. The sulcular… CONTINUE READING