Chlorhexidine: Its properties and effects
Noor S. Syed Shihaab E1,*, Dr. Pradeep2
1II BDS, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
2Senior Lecturer, Department of Conservative and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
*Corresponding Author E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online published on 2 March, 2017.
To make a review on Chlorhexidine, its properties and its effects. Objective: To have a clear idea about properties and effects of chlorhexidine.
Chlorhexidine is an antibacterial used as an antiseptic and for other applications. It is a cationic polybiguanide. It is used primarily as its salts. Chlorhexidine has its own effects on various parts of the body. Generally Chlorhexidine is a disinfectant. Chlorhexidine is an active component of mouthwash. It acts longer than any other mouthwash in the oral cavity, its action is blocked by deactivation.
Chlorhexidine, Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Disinfectant, Mouthwash.