The effect of chlorhexidine-thymol and fluoride varnishes on the levels of Streptococcus mutans in saliva in children aged 6–8 years

Background: Streptococcus mutans is considered as the main pathogenic factor for initiation and progression of dental caries. Fluoride is one of the most effective agents used to control caries. Chlorhexidine (CHX) is the most antimicrobial agent against S. mutans and dental caries. Aims: The study...

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Main Authors: Ghadir Mohammad Ben Khadra, Ettihad Abo Arrag, Mostafa Alammori, Mohammad Fakhri AlKadi
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2019-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Dental Research
Online Access:;year=2019;volume=30;issue=1;spage=67;epage=72;aulast=Ben