publication . Article . 2014

Chemical vs. herbal formulations as pre-procedural mouth rinses to combat aerosol production: A randomized controlled study

Manasa Ambati; Indumathy Pinnamaneni; JammulaSurya Prasanna; Dasari Rajashree; KodugantiRekha Rani; PanthulaVeerendranath Reddy;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Journal of Oral Research and Review (issn: 2249-4987, eissn: 2394-2541, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Background: Disease transmission and barrier techniques are the key concerns during ultrasonic instrumentation as this procedure has the hazard of aerosol production which has a multitude of deleterious effects on the body. The aerosol produced can affect both the patient and the clinician. The aim of this study was to assess the importance of pre-procedural rinsing before scaling by ultrasonic instrumentation and to compare the efficacy of commercially available herbal mouth rinse and a Chlorhexidine gluconate mouth rinse with a control group. The study was conducted from 1 st February to 15 th April 2012 in a tertiary referral care hospital. The study was appr...
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free text keywords: Aerosols, bacterial colony forming units, pre-procedural rinse, ultrasonic scaling, Dentistry, RK1-715, Bacterial colony, business.industry, business, Antibiotic therapy, Group B, Randomized controlled trial, law.invention, law, Chlorhexidine gluconate, Post-hoc analysis, Medicine, Chlorhexidine, medicine.drug, Disease transmission
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