The effect of adjunctive chlorhexidine mouthrinse on GCF MMP-8 and TIMP-1 levels in gingivitis: a randomized placebo-controlled study


TURKOGLU O., BECERİK S. , Tervahartiala T., Sorsa T., Atilla G. , EMİNGİL G.

BMC ORAL HEALTH, vol.14, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1472-6831-14-55
  • Title of Journal : BMC ORAL HEALTH

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of adjunctive chlorhexidine (CHX) mouthrinse on gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) MMP-8 and TIMP-1 levels in plaque-associated gingivitis.