Herbal remedies in periodontics

Dental diseases if left unchecked can lead to major health problems, on the other side periodontal diseases are recognized as a major public health problem throughout the world and is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults. Plant products are recently introduced herbal formulations that are more beneficial than the conventional therapies. There are number of traditional herbal remedies for the treatment and management of diseases related to teeth, gum and oral hygiene. The aim of the present article is to present overall view of the current strategies adopted for the formulation and application of traditional herbal remedies. This article summarizes the current data on the effect of natural herbs on management of various periodontal diseases together with their biological activities.

Dhalkari Chandulal, Wagatkar Jayshri and Ingle Kantilal
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