Efficacy of a Chlorine Dioxide-Containing Mouthrinse in Oral Malodor
|Bad Breath, Halitosis||« « « Return to Previous Page|
Times Viewed: 4819
File Size: 2.1 MB
Chlorine Dioxide, Mouthrinse
John Frascella, DMD; Richard D. Gilbert, PhD; Patricia Fernandez, RDH; Judith Hendler, MA, MSW
Full Article: DOWNLOAD PDF (Right-click link, and select "Save Target As")
Get the latest version of Adobe Acrobat here.
Studies have suggested that when chlorine dioxide is within a mouthrinse, it neutralizes malodorous volatile sulfur compounds in mouth air. This study was to further prove the efficacy of a mouthrinse that contains chlorine dioxide in reducing bad breath. At the conclusion of the study of 31 participants, it was demonstrated that a one-time use of a chlorine dioxide-containing mouthrinse significantly improves mouth odor pleasantness, reduces mouth odor intensity, and reduces volatile sulfur compounds concentrations in mouth air for at least 8 hours after use.