International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Comparative Studies | Dentistry | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023


pH Changes Before and After Treatment with GC Tooth Mousse Plus® on Non-Carious and Carious Teeth in Children - A Clinical Trial

Dr. Nagarathna Chikkanarasaiah | Dr. Srividya Kaligiri | Dr. S. Prabhakara | Dr. Mohammed Nahyan | Dr. Suraj Sathyendra


Abstract: Dental caries is a major problem concerning both primary and permanent teeth. Currently, caries management in children is to minimize the spread and effective use of a wide range of preventive and management strategies. Widespread research is being carried out to create more successful anti-caries agents for control of caries and to provide a good choice of biocompatible restorations. A total of 30 children, belonging to the age group of 4-6 years, with and without dental caries were included in this study. A brief history of their dietary habits and oral hygiene practice was recorded. Based on carious & non-carious status, children were grouped as Group I and Group II. Saliva samples were collected before and after application of GC Tooth Mousse Plus®, and salivary pH was measured. Statistical Package for Social Sciences [SPSS] for Windows Version 22.0 Released 2013. Armonk, NY: IBM Corp., was used to perform statistical analyses. GC Tooth Mousse Plus® application in the carious group effectively increased the salivary pH, which was almost similar to the salivary pH of the non-carious group. GC Tooth Mousse Plus® is an effective topical agent used to control caries. However, further studies should be carried out for a longer follow up period.


Keywords: GC Tooth Mousse Plus®, Casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate, pH change


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 1272 - 1275


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