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Research Article Volume 4 Issue 6

Comparative Efficacy of Chitosan Jelly and Chlorhexidine Mouth Wash for Periodontal Diseases in Dog

Shivani S Tingase, Milind G Thorat*, Ratnakar V Raulkar, Ravindrakumar I Hatzade, Prashant D Salve, Ashutosh Choudhury and Shubhangi R Warke

Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, MAFSU, Nagpur/PGIVAS, Akola, India

*Corresponding Author: Milind G Thorat, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, MAFSU, Nagpur/PGIVAS, Akola, India.

Received: April 21, 2022; Published: May 30, 2022


The research entitled "Clinical Efficacy of Dental Scaling, Polishing and Chitosan Compound in Periodontal Diseases in Dog" was undertaken to study the same entitled subject. 32 dogs were screened for the presence of periodontal disease. Out of which 12 dogs aged above two years and having dental tartar were included in the present study irrespective of breed, sex and weight. Chlorhexidine mouthwash was given in group I and in group II chitosan jelly was applied with simple massage for the next 14 days after a dental procedure. Dogs with Grade I (33.33%) and Grade II (66.68%) tartar were included in the study. The average age of dogs with grade I and grade II periodontitis ranged between 2-4 and 5-11 years respectively. Findings concluded that dogs fed with cooked food or soft diet has more incidence of dental tartar than a mixed or hard diet. Grade II tartar was seen in dogs fed with soft or mixed diet and Grade I in dogs fed with a hard diet. Regular use of chitosan results in a decreased microbial count with a reduction in infection while regular use of Chlorhexidine results in staining of enamel. Bacterial isolates from the oral cavity identified E. coli spp., streptococcus spp, staphylococcus spp. and Pseudomonas spp.

Keywords: Dental tartar; Chitosan; Chlorhexidine


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Citation: Milind G Thorat., et al. “Comparative Efficacy of Chitosan Jelly and Chlorhexidine Mouth Wash for Periodontal Diseases in Dog". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.6 (2022): 96-101.


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