A new antiplaque agent was tested on nine subjects. The antiplaque agent, a 5% aqueous solution (p/v) of sodium polystyrene sulfonate, applied on the tooth surfaces by daily topical application for two weeks, caused a statistically significant 30% reduction of plaque index (PI), with corresponding reduction of total bacteria and qualitative modifications of plaque formation with reduction of Gram-negative bacteria.

A new antiplaque agent was tested on nine subjects. The antiplaque agent, a 5% aqueous solution (p/v) of sodium polystyrene sulfonate, applied on the tooth surfaces by daily topical application for two weeks, caused a statistically significant 30% reduction of plaque index (PI), with corresponding reduction of total bacteria and qualitative modifications of plaque formation with reduction of Gram-negative bacteria.

Effects of sodium polystyrene sulfonate on gingival plaque: Microbiological investigation and clinical follow-up

DE ROSA, Alfredo;CATALANOTTI, Piergiorgio
1996

Abstract

A new antiplaque agent was tested on nine subjects. The antiplaque agent, a 5% aqueous solution (p/v) of sodium polystyrene sulfonate, applied on the tooth surfaces by daily topical application for two weeks, caused a statistically significant 30% reduction of plaque index (PI), with corresponding reduction of total bacteria and qualitative modifications of plaque formation with reduction of Gram-negative bacteria.
A new antiplaque agent was tested on nine subjects. The antiplaque agent, a 5% aqueous solution (p/v) of sodium polystyrene sulfonate, applied on the tooth surfaces by daily topical application for two weeks, caused a statistically significant 30% reduction of plaque index (PI), with corresponding reduction of total bacteria and qualitative modifications of plaque formation with reduction of Gram-negative bacteria.
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