The efficacy of a fluoride chewing gum on salivary fluoride concentration and plaque pH in children


Oztas N., Bodur H. , Olmez A., Berkkan A. , Cula S.

JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, vol.32, no.6, pp.471-477, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jdent.2004.03.002
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.471-477
  • Keywords: chewing gum, fluoride concentration, plaque pH, saliva, DENTAL PLAQUE, FLOW-RATE, CARIES, REMINERALIZATION, CLEARANCE, MIGRATION, LESIONS, HEALTH, MOUTH

Abstract

Objectives. The purpose of this study was therefore to study the influence of different chewing times on the salivary F concentration and on the recovery of plaque pH directly after a sucrose rinse on both the chewing and the non-chewing side.