ESTIMATION OF pH, TOTAL ACID AND ETHANOL CONTENT OF COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE ALCOHOL-CONTAINING MOUTHWASHES AND ITS EFFECT ON SALIVARY pH

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Rafi Shaik ; Sharath Pocha Reddy ; Sameeulla Shaik ; Sarah Emerald Sheela Nemalladinne ; Dandu Sivasai Prasad Reddy ; Kotu Nagavenkata Sai Praveen (2017)
  • Publisher: Level Up Business Center
  • Journal: Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare (issn: 2349-2562, eissn: 2349-2570)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18410/jebmh/2017/656
  • Subject: Ethanol. | Mouthwashes | pH | Total Acid | General works | R5-130.5
    mesheuropmc: body regions | stomatognathic system

BACKGROUND Use of mouthwash has become widespread as a part of routine oral hygiene. Mouthwashes may have deleterious effects on oral tissues because of its low pH, high acid content and use of ethanol as an antiseptic agent. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-se... View more
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