COMPARISON OF HERBAL MOUTHWASH WITH COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE 0.2% CHLORHEXIDINE AND 2% BETADINE MOUTHWASHES IN PATIENTS AFTER STAGE-1 IMPLANT SURGERY

  • Jembulingam Sabarathinam Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 77, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Deepak Nallaswamy Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 77, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Deepak Nallaswamy Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 77, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Muralidharan Np Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 77, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Muralidharan Np Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 77, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

 

 Objective: The objective of the current study is to assess the antibacterial efficiency of an herbal mouthwash (clove and neem) against 0.2% chlorhexidine and 2% betadone mouthwash in patients who have undergone Stage-1 implant surgery.

Methods: 30 patients undergoing implant surgery (Stage-1) were divided into 3 groups and were given 3 different mouthwashes. The patient was recalled after 15 days. Swab samples from the site of implant were taken after 15 days and cultured. The results were tabulated.

Results: 0.2% chlorhexidine and 2% bernadine were found to have better antibacterial efficiency than herbal mouthwash (p>0.05).

Conclusion: The herbal mouthwash consisting of neem and clove was not efficient in killing microbes immediately after Stage-1 implant surgery when compared to 0.2% chlorhexidine and 2% bernadine.

Keywords: Mouthwashes, Herbal, Implants, Efficiency, Stage-1 Implant Surgeries.

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Sabarathinam, J., D. Nallaswamy, D. Nallaswamy, M. Np, and M. Np. “COMPARISON OF HERBAL MOUTHWASH WITH COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE 0.2% CHLORHEXIDINE AND 2% BETADINE MOUTHWASHES IN PATIENTS AFTER STAGE-1 IMPLANT SURGERY”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 12, Dec. 2017, pp. 56-58, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i12.17786.
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