Perbandingan Daya Tembus Pewarna antara Disclosing Solution dengan Ekstrak Daging Buah Naga Merah (Comparison of Color Penetration between Disclosing Solution and Red Dragon Fruit Extract)
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Background: Plaque accumulation is the main cause of diseases in the oral cavity. The presence or absence of plaque accumulation can be used as an indicator of the hygiene of oral cavity. A device that mostly used to detect plaque is disclosing agent. There are many forms of disclosing agents such as tablet and solution. Disclosing solution contains chemical coloring materi al called erytotocyn that can be toxic to the body. Therefore, it is needed to replace the coloring agent with other bioavailable material to prevent the toxicity. Objective: to investigate whether red dragon meat extract (hylocereus costaricencis) pigment or anthocyanin can be a substi tute for erythrocin in disclosing agent, and determine the optimal concentration Methods: This study wil l compare the penetration strength in various concentration: 25%, 50%, and 75% dragon meat extract as well as disclosing solution on potato beam medium. Result: The 75% extract of red dragon meat was the most optimal concentration Conclusion: The 75% extract of red dragon meat can be used as substitute for disclosing solution.
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