The levels of volatile sulfur compounds in mouth air from patients with chronic periodontitis.

@article{Tsai2008TheLO,
  title={The levels of volatile sulfur compounds in mouth air from patients with chronic periodontitis.},
  author={C C Tsai and H-H Chou and T Wu and Y. Yang and K-Y Ho and Yi Ming Wu and Y-P Ho},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={186-93}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Volatile sulfur compounds may be the main source of oral malodor. The aim of this study was to clarify the relationship between periodontal parameters and volatile sulfur compounds and to evaluate the improvement of several halitosis-related outcomes by tongue scraping, nonsurgical periodontal treatment (including oral hygiene instruction) and oral hygiene instruction/chlorhexidine + cetyl pyridinium gargling. MATERIAL AND METHODS Seventy-two chronic periodontitis… CONTINUE READING
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