Microbiological Evaluation of Octenidine Dihydrochloride Mouth Rinse after 5 Days' Use in Orthodontic Patients


Dogan A. A., SESLİ ÇETİN E., Hussein E., Adiloglu A. K.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, vol.79, no.4, pp.766-772, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.2319/062008-322.1
  • Journal Name: ANGLE ORTHODONTIST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.766-772
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To determine the absolute and relative antibacterial activity of octenidine dihydrochloride (OCT) against total and cariogenic bacteria in saliva samples of patients with fixed orthodontic appliances during 5 days of usage.