Antimicrobial Efficacy of Probiotic and Herbal Oral Rinses against Candida albicans in Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial. [ Free Full-text ]

Antimicrobial Efficacy of Probiotic and Herbal Oral Rinses against Candida albicans in Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2016 Jan-Mar;9(1):25-30 Authors: Mishra R, Tandon S, Rathore M, Banerjee M Abstract Background: A growing number of dentists are embracing the philosophy that natural agents are better for children’s oral health. Knowledge of…

A Traditional Mouthwash (Punica granatum var pleniflora) for Controlling Gingivitis of Diabetic Patients: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.

A Traditional Mouthwash (Punica granatum var pleniflora) for Controlling Gingivitis of Diabetic Patients: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2016 Feb 27; Authors: Sedigh-Rahimabadi M, Fani M, Rostami-Chijan M, Zarshenas MM, Shams M Abstract This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of Punica granatum var pleniflora mouthwash in treatment…

Evaluation of the efficacy of a polyherbal mouthwash containing Zingiber officinale, Rosmarinus officinalis and Calendula officinalis extracts in patients with gingivitis.

Evaluation of the efficacy of a polyherbal mouthwash containing Zingiber officinale, Rosmarinus officinalis and Calendula officinalis extracts in patients with gingivitis: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2016 Feb;22:93-8 Authors: Mahyari S, Mahyari B, Emami SA, Malaekeh-Nikouei B, Jahanbakhsh SP, Sahebkar A, Mohammadpour AH Abstract BACKGROUND: Gingivitis is a highly prevalent periodontal…

The effects of an Ayurvedic medicinal toothpaste on clinical, microbiological and oral hygiene parameters in patients with chronic gingivitis: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel allocation clinical trial. [Free Full-text]

The effects of an Ayurvedic medicinal toothpaste on clinical, microbiological and oral hygiene parameters in patients with chronic gingivitis: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel allocation clinical trial. Ceylon Med J. 2015 Dec;60(4):126-32 Authors: Howshigan J, Perera K, Samita S, Rajapakse PS Abstract INTRODUCTION: Plant derived preparations have been essential components for maintenance of oral hygiene…

Control of Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) by Medicinal Mushrooms, Trametes versicolor and Ganoderma lucidum: A Preliminary Clinical Trial.

Control of Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) by Medicinal Mushrooms, Trametes versicolor and Ganoderma lucidum: A Preliminary Clinical Trial. Int J Med Mushrooms. 2014;16(5):497-498 Authors: Donatini B Abstract This preliminary randomized study investigated the efficacy of medicinal mushrooms, Trametes versicolor (TV), Ganoderma lucidum (GL), and Laetiporus sulphureus (LS), on the clearance of oral human papillomavirus (HPV,…

Effect of oral curcuma gel in gingivitis management – a pilot study.

Effect of oral curcuma gel in gingivitis management – a pilot study. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014 Dec;8(12):ZC08-10 Authors: Farjana HN, Chandrasekaran SC, Gita B Abstract BACKGROUND: Various modalities of treatments are available for gingival disease, but there are adverse effects of these conventional compounds. This led to the search of natural products which are…

Effectiveness of green tea mouthwash in postoperative pain control following surgical removal of impacted third molars: double blind randomized clinical trial.

Effectiveness of green tea mouthwash in postoperative pain control following surgical removal of impacted third molars: double blind randomized clinical trial. Daru. 2013;21(1):59 Authors: Eshghpour M, Mortazavi H, Mohammadzadeh Rezaei N, Nejat A Abstract BACKGROUND: Pain following surgical removal of impacted molars has remained an important concern among practitioners. Various protocols have been proposed to…

Synergistic interaction and mode of action of Citrus hystrix essential oil against bacteria causing periodontal diseases.

Synergistic interaction and mode of action of Citrus hystrix essential oil against bacteria causing periodontal diseases. Pharm Biol. 2014 Mar;52(3):273-80 Authors: Wongsariya K, Phanthong P, Bunyapraphatsara N, Srisukh V, Chomnawang MT Abstract CONTEXT: Citrus hystrix de Candolle (Rutaceae), an edible plant regularly used as a food ingredient, possesses antibacterial activity, but there is no current…

Perceptions regarding oral rehydration solutions for the management of diarrhea in Guatemalan children: implications for diarrheal management in the Americas.

Perceptions regarding oral rehydration solutions for the management of diarrhea in Guatemalan children: implications for diarrheal management in the Americas. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2013 Aug;34(2):121-6 Authors: Arvelo W, Degollado J, Reyes L, Álvarez A Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe knowledge and perceptions regarding the use of oral rehydration solution (ORS) for the management of diarrheal…