Comparative study of the efficacy of herbal antioxdants oxitard and aloe vera in the treatment of oral submucous fibrosis.

Comparative study of the efficacy of herbal antioxdants oxitard and aloe vera in the treatment of oral submucous fibrosis. J Clin Exp Dent. 2014 Jul;6(3):e265-70 Authors: Patil S, Halgatti V, Maheshwari S, Santosh BS Abstract OBJECTIVES: Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a potentially malignant disorder predominantly seen in the Indian subcontinent due to areca nut,…

Plant species used in dental diseases: Ethnopharmacology aspects and antimicrobial activity evaluation.

Plant species used in dental diseases: Ethnopharmacology aspects and antimicrobial activity evaluation. J Ethnopharmacol. 2014 Jul 18; Authors: Vieira DR, Amaral FM, Maciel MC, Nascimento FR, LibĂ©rio SA, Rodrigues VP Abstract In vitro antimicrobial activity evaluation against Streptococcus mutans from plant species selected in ethnopharmacology study. The ethnopharmacological survey was conducted with users of a…

Comparison of the effectiveness of 0.5% tea, 2% neem and 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwashes on oral health: a randomized control trial.

Comparison of the effectiveness of 0.5% tea, 2% neem and 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwashes on oral health: a randomized control trial. Indian J Dent Res. 2013 Jan-Feb;24(1):26-34 Authors: Balappanavar AY, Sardana V, Singh M Abstract BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of 0.5% tea, 2% neem, and 0.2% chlorhexidine…

Antibacterial effect of different concentrations of garlic (Allium sativum) extract on dental plaque bacteria.

Antibacterial effect of different concentrations of garlic (Allium sativum) extract on dental plaque bacteria. Indian J Dent Res. 2013 Jan-Feb;24(1):71-5 Authors: Houshmand B, Mahjour F, Dianat O Abstract BACKGROUND: Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, exhibits antibacterial effects against a wide range of bacteria. AIM: The objective of this in vitro study was to assess…