Chronic treatment with hydrogen peroxide. Is it safe?

S. A. Weitzman, A. B. Weitberg, R. Niederman, T. P. Stossel

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The regular application of hydrogen peroxide to gingival tissues is becoming widely used as part of dental hygiene. Since hydrogen peroxide can be toxic under certain experimental conditions, proof of both safety and efficacy of its chronic administration should be available before prescription to the general public.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)510-511
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of periodontology
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Periodontics


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