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Streptococcus mutans in plaque and saliva after mouthrinsing with SnF2.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6957968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mouthrinses with SnF2 in 11 subjects significantly reduced (P less than 0.01) the total colony forming units (CFU) count and the numbers of Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sanguis in plaque. The numbers of S. mutans and S. sanguis were significantly more reduced than was the total CFU count. After rinsing with SnF2S. sanguis was present in 97% and S. mutans in only 42% of plaque samples from tooth surfaces where they were detected after rinsing with water. SnF2 also significantly reduced (P less than 0.01) the number of S. mutans in saliva. Mouthrinses with NaF did not markedly affect the number of S. mutans either in plaque or in saliva.
M Svanberg; G Rölla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of dental research     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0029-845X     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Dent Res     Publication Date:  1982 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-12-16     Completed Date:  1982-12-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0270023     Medline TA:  Scand J Dent Res     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  292-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dental Plaque / microbiology*
Fluorides / pharmacology*
Saliva / microbiology*
Sodium Fluoride / pharmacology
Streptococcus mutans / cytology,  drug effects*
Streptococcus sanguis / drug effects
Time Factors
Tin Fluorides / pharmacology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fluorides; 0/Mouthwashes; 0/Tin Fluorides; 7681-49-4/Sodium Fluoride

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