4.1 Therapeutic indications
Inhibition of formation of dental plaque.
As an aid in the treatment and prevention of gingivitis.
As an aid to maintaining oral hygiene.
For use in a post-peridontal surgery or treatment* regimen to promote gingival healing.
*NB: Use as part of a post-periodontal treatment regimen has only been adequately studied over the short term and following standard root surface instrumentation.
It is useful in the management of recurrent aphthous ulceration.
It is useful in the management of recurrent oral candidal infections.
As an aid in the prevention of dental caries in high-caries-risk patients (for example xerostomia sufferers), when used in a regimen as an adjunct to fluoride.
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