Evaluation of The Effect of Live Probiotic Cultures Present in Fermented Dairy Product (Yogurt) Versus The Effect of Freeze-Dried Probiotic Sachets on Gingival Bleeding of Adolescents
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To evaluate the effect of probiotics supplied in two different forms (dairy products containing probiotics as yogurt and freeze-dried synthetic probiotics sachets) on improving gingival condition and caries potentiality of dental plaque in adolescents
The participants will be instructed to consume the sachets as follow, each sachet powder is mixed with 10 ml of water in a measuring cup, then swish the mixture in the mouth for one minute before swallowing.
This procedure will be repeated once daily for the following 4 weeks.
4 weeks supply will be given to the participants.
Active Comparator: fermented dairy product (yogurt)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
12 Years to 15 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Children aged 12-15 years old
Children complaining from gingival problems
Medically free children
Children not registered in other clinical researches
Children with systemic diseases, mental disorders, chronic debilitating diseases.
Children using antibiotic treatment during the study
Children with orthodontic treatment
Children using antimicrobial mouthwash
Children taking any probiotic supplemental therapy