Vol. 4, Issue 2 (2018)
Extract Formulation and Effectiveness of Beta vulgaris L. as dental plaque solution disclosing
Author(s): Ratnaningsih DA, Vitri Nurilawaty, Subiyandono
Abstract: This study aims to determine the effect of bit tuber effectiveness in controlling the plaque compared to the commercially branded product. This review is an experimental design with randomized pretest and posttest control group design. Beet extract obtained by maceration with water containing 0.2% citric acid and 0.1% ascorbic acid. The extract is then formulated into a dosage of dental plaque solution disclosing in the content of 5% 6% 7%, 8%, 9%, and 10%. The most stable is dental plaque solution disclosing beet extracts containing 9% and 10%, but the respondent is tested with the 9% content. The average difference in the plaque index after the prior treatment of the group preparations containing beet extract was 0.7673 ± 0.61954, and a group of commercial trademarks is 0.5913 ± 0.41361. Independent T-test (p <0.05) showed no significant difference between the two groups. It can be concluded that dental plaque solution disclosing beet extracts containing 9% has the same effect with the well known commercial product in controlling the plaque.
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