Chlorhexidine in Dentistry Part II: Products, Application, and Future Development

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Supontep Teerakanok


Chlorhexidine is commonly used in the medical and dental field because it is a board spectrum antimicrobial agent with high safety and efficacy. Although chlorhexidine was researched and developed as a commercial product for more than 60 years, the researchers still pay attention to the improvement of chlorhexidine application to yield the highest benefits. This review article aimed to elucidate chlorhexidine contained dental products, the approaches to optimize benefits, along with research and development of chlorhexidine application to improve the clinical efficacy.

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Teerakanok S. Chlorhexidine in Dentistry Part II: Products, Application, and Future Development. Khon Kaen Dent J [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 30 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];24(1):102-13. Available from:
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