Effect of Herbal Water, Ozonated Water, Water, and Chlorhexidine Mouthrinses on Oral Health Status of Children:

Type: Randomised controlled trial

Author:  Jijo Mon1, Sharath Asokan2, Pollachi RG Priya3, Thoppe DY Kumar4, Mythili G Balasubramaniam5


  • Ozonated water was more effective in reducing debris followed by herbal water and CHX.
  • Herbal water was the only mouth rinse that was found to be effective in reducing calculus.
  • Chlorhexidine was found to be the most effective in reducing mutans count when compared with other mouth rinses studied.
  • From this study, it is clear that herbal water and ozonated water can be used as an alternative to CHX.

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