What is it about?
The clinical efficacy of dental floss might be limited in adults, as this device may be difficult to use. The present study demonstrated that a dental floss impregnated with chlorhexidine promoted higher reduction of dental plaque when compared to a dental floss without this impregnation and to individuals that did not use any mechanical control of plaque.
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Why is it important?
This study assessed the importance of both mechanical and chemical control of supragingival biofilm.
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This page is a summary of: Efficacy of dental floss impregnated with chlorhexidine on reduction of supragingival biofilm: a randomized controlled trial, International Journal of Dental Hygiene, November 2014, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/idh.12112.
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