Journal of Dental Hygiene
As oral health care professionals, we need to make evidence-based recommendations to our patients. Studies from which we derive our recommendations need to have been conducted with scientific rigor and need to be confirmed with other welldesigned studies. Given the numerous, long-term, peer-reviewed published studies on antimicrobial mouthrinses with consistent statistically and clinically significant outcomes, it is time to change our professional thinking and practices.
Original Publication Citation
Darby, M.L. (2007). Changing perspectives on the use of antimicrobial mouthrinses. Journal of Dental Hygiene, 81(5), 115-116.
Darby, Michele Leonardi, "Changing Perspectives on the Use of Antimicrobial Mouthrinses" (2007). Dental Hygiene Faculty Publications. 8.