Antimicrobial activity of commercial available dentifrices six synthetic, three herbal and seven mouth rinse formulation were tested against some anticariogenic microorganism namely Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mutans, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Candida albicans using a disk diffusion method and Chlorhexdin was used as standard. The result indicated that the antimicrobial activity of chemical synthetic dentifrices was found more potent than herbal dentifrices among the mouth rinse formulation was showed almost equivalent antimicrobial activity to the chemical synthetic dentifrices.
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Deepak N. Patil . Evaluation of Some Indian Commercial Dentifrices for their Antimicrobial Potential . Research J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech. 2013; 5(1): 22-26 .