International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Prevalence of oral microbes immediately after using Listerine and a natural extracts mouthwash (Natura-A) (unit: ×105copies/ml)

Bacteria Group Frequency Prevalence (%) Mean±SD Minimum Maximum
Pg Controla 0 0.0 ND ND ND
Experimentalb ND 10.0 0.011±ND 0.011 0.011
Fn Control 9 90.0 7.476±7.440 0.000 20.000
Experimental 7 70.0 3.322±6.261 0.001 17.000
Pi Control 1 10.0 17.000±ND 17.000 17.000
Experimental 0 0.0 ND ND ND
Pn Control 1 10.0 0.028±ND 0.028 0.028
Experimental 0 0.0 ND ND ND
Sm Control 4 40.0 0.029±0.037 0.000 0.083
Experimental 9 90.0 0.082±0.102 0.000 0.270

Pg: Porphyromonas gingivalis, Fn: Fusobacterium nucletum, Pi: Prevotella intermedia, Pn: Prevotella nigrescens, Sm: Streptococcus mitis, SD: standard deviation, ND: not detected. aPositive control group using Listerine. bExperimental group using a natural extracts mouthwash (Natura-A).

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