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The Efficacy of Asafoetida (Ferula assa-foetidaoleo-gum resin) Versus Chlorhexidine Gluconate Mouthwash on Dental Plaque and Gingivitis: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial

Microbial plaque is known to be the most important causative agent of periodontal disease. Since plaque control by mechanical methods is not enough to keep the gingival health in many people, attention has been brought to medicinal treatments, including mouthwashes. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of asafoetida versus chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) mouthwash. Read more here.