EVALUATION OF PLAQUE CONTROL EFFICACY OF CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE MOUTHRINSE COMPARED TO TURMERIC MOUTHRINSES: A DOUBLE BLINDED RANDOMISED CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIAL
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2023, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 478-486
AbstractAim of the study: Through a study of the findings of the indices examining at baseline and after four weeks, compare the effectiveness of the two types of mouthrinses—a 0.12% chlorhexidine mouthwash and the other being a Turmeric mouthrinse—over a four-week period.
Materials and Methods
Sample Size: 20 individuals
Using G power software (version 3.0), the size of the sample was calculated to have a power of 80% and a level of significance of 5%
Source of the Data: Undergraduate students at the KIIT Deemed to be University in Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences.
Objectives of the study: Use the Oral Hygiene Index - Simplified (OHI-S) and Gingival index, Plaque index and Bleeding Index to clinically compare gingival inflammation between the groups.
Methods of collecting data: Undergraduate students studying at Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar who willing participate in the study after meeting the inclusion criteria.
Study will include 20 individuals which will be conducted for a month and will be based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria and will be catagorised into two groups by computerised randomization:
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