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Table 2 Log10 CFU/mL, Log10 CFU/mL reduction, and percent reduction of treated S. mutans biofilm following each treatment

From: Quorum quenching of Streptococcus mutans via the nano-quercetin-based antimicrobial photodynamic therapy as a potential target for cariogenic biofilm

Groups Log10 CFU/mL Log10 CFU/mL reduction Percent reduction (%)
Control 9.8
0.2% CHX 5.3 −4.5 99.99
Blue laser 9.3 −0.5 68.41
1/2 × MBIC of N-QCT 8.4 −1.4 96.11
1/4 × MBIC of N-QCT 9 −0.8 84.22
aPDT using 1/2 × MBIC of N-QCT 5.8 −4.0 99.99
aPDT using 1/4 × MBIC of N-QCT 6.7 −3.1 99.92