Evidence for the anti-plaque and anti-gingivitis effects of chlorhexidine

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The antiseptic agent Chlorhexidine (CHX) has been widely use to control plaque and gingivitis. The aim of this review  was to evaluate, the efficacy of a CHX mouthrinse against plaque growth, gingival inflammation and stain formation in gingivitis patients. What did they do The Medline-PubMed, Embase and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases [read the full story…]