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Chlorhexidine-containing chewing gum. Clinical documentation


Imfeld, T (2006). Chlorhexidine-containing chewing gum. Clinical documentation. Schweizer Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin SMfZ, 116(5):476-483.

Abstract

A clinical documentation on chlorhexidine containing chewing gum is presented on the occasion of the launch of CHewX, a chewing gum containing 5 mg of chlorhexidine diacetate in Switzerland. Following an overview on functional chewing gum, the mechanism of action of chlorhexidine (CHX), its toxicity and safety are summarized and a review of clinical studies performed with CHX-containing chewing gum given. Indication, dosage, precautions and benefits of CHX chewing gum are described.

Abstract

A clinical documentation on chlorhexidine containing chewing gum is presented on the occasion of the launch of CHewX, a chewing gum containing 5 mg of chlorhexidine diacetate in Switzerland. Following an overview on functional chewing gum, the mechanism of action of chlorhexidine (CHX), its toxicity and safety are summarized and a review of clinical studies performed with CHX-containing chewing gum given. Indication, dosage, precautions and benefits of CHX chewing gum are described.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Dental Medicine > Clinic for Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:May 2006
Deposited On:10 Jun 2008 07:33
Last Modified:06 Dec 2017 13:52
Publisher:Schweizerische Zahnärzte-Gesellschft
ISSN:0256-2855
Additional Information:Free full text article
Official URL:http://www.sso.ch/doc/doc_download.cfm?uuid=955AF224D9D9424C4762AA85EF5877E2&&IRACER_AUTOLINK&&
Related URLs:http://www.sso.ch/index.cfm?A3E22D9FD9D9424C43F79C0867B18453
PubMed ID:16792052

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