Which medications in the drug class Antiseptic are used in the treatment of Gingivitis?

Updated: Jan 18, 2018
  • Author: James M Stephen, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Jeff Burgess, DDS, MSD  more...
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Antiseptic

This is shown to decrease bacterial counts in oral flora. It probably speeds resolution of gingivitis when combined with brushing and flossing.

Chlorhexidine 0.12% oral rinse (PerioGard)

Has bactericidal activity.


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