Chemical Plaque Control

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Chemical Plaque Control

  1. 1. CHEMICAL PLAQUE CONTROL Chinthamani Laser Dental Clinic
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION  Chemical plaque control agents are an ideal adjunct to mechanical plaque control procedures.  They are mainly used in individuals with defective host defense mechanism mentally or physically handicapped patients who have undergone surgical procedures post operatively
  3. 3. FIRST GENERATION ANTI PLAQUE AGENTS  First generation agents include antibiotics phenols quaternary ammonium compounds oxygenating compounds sanguanarine They are capable of reducing plaque scores by about 20-50%
  4. 4. PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS  Reduces plaque accumulation  They are essential oils, thymol, methyl salicilate, benzoic acid &boric acid.  Popular example is listerine  It acts on bacterial cell wall cause disruption and also inhibition of bacterial enzymes.  Recommended usage is twice daily  Adverse effects of listerine include burning sensation and bitter taste.
  5. 5. TRICLOSAN  It is both phenolic and non ionic germicide with low toxicity & a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity.  Acts on microbial cytoplasmic membrane , inducing leakage of cellular constituents and there by causing bacteriolysis.  It delayes plaque maturation and inhibit formation of inflamatory mediators .
  6. 6. SANGUINARINE    Contains alkaloid extract from sanguinarine canadensis. Effective against wide variety of gram –ve organism Exhibit good retentive property with dental plaque when used as mouth rinse
  7. 7. Oxygenated compounds  Includes hydrogen peroxide and per borate mouth rinse.  Alters the membrane permiability of microorganisms .  Hydrogen peroxide is used in patients with acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis
  8. 8. QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS  Includes cetylpyrinidium chloride & benzethonium chloride.  The positively charged molecule reacts with the negatively charged cell membrane & there by destroys the cell wall structure.  Effective against developing plaque which contain predominantly gram +ve organism.
  9. 9. Thank You Email.id:chinthamanidental@gmail.com 044-43800059 , 92 83 786 776 www.chinthamanilaserdentalclinic.com
  10. 10. Thank You Email.id:chinthamanidental@gmail.com 044-43800059 , 92 83 786 776 www.chinthamanilaserdentalclinic.com

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