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Dental plaque is a well known etiologic factor for gingivitis. Recently, herbal extracts are a matter of scientific interest to inhibit plaque accumulation on teeth. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of pistacia Mutica (PM) mouth wash on de novo dental plaque plaque formation, gingival inflammation indices and oral microorganisms.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
pistacia Mutica extract, Placebo, Chlorhexidine
Drug Applied Science Center, tabriz Univ. of Medical Sciences
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:30-0400
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