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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.2319/062008-322.1
  • Title of Journal : ANGLE ORTHODONTIST
  • Page Numbers: pp.766-772


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.