Chlorhexidine Digluconate Science: Mouthwash
Chlorhexidine digluconate kills the bacteria that cause plaque2,3
Chlorhexidine digluconate is an antibacterial ingredient that fatally damages bacterial cell walls. It forms a protective layer over the gums and teeth.2
- Kills a broad spectrum of bacteria through binding to and damaging their cell walls, causing fatal leakage of cytoplasm2
Chlorhexidine mouthwash is an antibacterial that promotes plaque removal
Clinical studies and more than 40 years of use have shown no adverse changes in dental plaque bacteria, no emergent microbial resistance and no increase in resistant microflora.5
Corsodyl Mouthwash with 2mg/ml chlorhexidine acts to reduce the symptoms of gingivitis
Help your patients get the most out of Corsodyl Short-Term Intensive Treatment
Chlorhexidine is incompatible with anionic agents
Often present in conventional toothpastes, anionic agents interact with chlorhexidine.7,8 Toothpastes with anionic agents should therefore be used before Corsodyl Short-Term Intensive Treatment (rinsing the mouth between applications) or at a different time of day.
Simple recommendations to help avoid staining
To minimise the risk of staining after using chlorhexidine mouthwashes, advise patients to avoid tannin-containing food and drinks.