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Chlorhexidine and xylitol gum in caries prevention

Chlorhexidine and xylitol gum in caries prevention

Special Care in Dentistry 23(5): 173-176

This paper presents the current best evidence on the respective and comparative outcomes of chlorhexidine and xylitol and extrapolates these data to individuals with special needs. It analyzes the probable mechanisms of action for both chlorhexidine and xylitol then reviews individual products and discusses the anticipated effectiveness of these products in individuals with special needs.

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