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The mechanical control of supragingival biofilm is accepted as one of the most important measures to prevent dental caries and periodontal diseases. Nevertheless, maintaining dental surfaces biofilm-free is not an easy task. In this regard, numerous studies researches have demonstrated the effectiveness of mouthwashes containing antimicrobial active ingredients that prevent and control both supragingival biofilm and gingivitis, specially when used adjunctively to mechanical oral hygiene regimens.
In vitro and clinical researches using Punica granatum Linn shows antimicrobial and antiadherent activity against dental biofilm microorganisms. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of a mouthwash of Punica granatum Linn. against biofilm and gingival inflammation in school children
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Punica granatum Linn., chlorhexidine
Universidade Estadual Da Paraiba
Universidade Estadual da Paraiba
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-01T07:23:21-0400
Patient presenting to the dental clinic with gingivitis and fulfilling the inclusion criteria will be included in the study after taking informed consent. Participants will be divided into...
Chlorhexidine is the gold standard of dental plaque prevention, but which concentration is the most effective is not known. The aim of the present study was to compare the plaque and gingi...
The purpose of this study is to analyze the efficacy of 0.12% chlorhexidine gluconate as a chemical adjuvant for the treatment of peri-implant mucositis in single implants compared with ho...
It has been shown in laboratory studies that pomegranate juice contains anti-viral action against influenza. The researchers wish to investigate the effect of pomegranate juice on patient...
The present study was a randomized control clinical trial, which included 90 subjects with chronic generalised gingivitis of age group 25-40 years, reporting to outpatient department of Pe...
To compare the efficacy of N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) mouthwash with chlorhexidine (CHX) in prevention and treatment of experimental gingivitis MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixty subjects were assigned randoml...
This study aimed to evaluate in vitro the antimicrobial effect of a bioadhesive chitosan-based oral membrane with chlorhexidine for local treatment of infections in the oral tissues. Five oral membran...
In recent years, the risk of allergy to chlorhexidine is increasingly recognised. In this review, we discuss why the allergy is so easily overlooked and point out several preventative initiatives that...
In this work, we evaluated the ability of Punica granatum sarcotesta lectin (PgTeL) to impair the growth and viability of the Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates 8325-4 (non-resistant) and LAC USA...
The pomegranate, Punica granatum L., which has been cultivated since antiquity, is known to be a superfruit, possessing an array of functional anti-oxidants and various other health benefits. The hard...
An acute or chronic GINGIVITIS characterized by redness and swelling, NECROSIS extending from the interdental papillae along the gingival margins, PAIN; HEMORRHAGE, necrotic odor, and often a pseudomembrane. The condition may extend to the ORAL MUCOSA; TONGUE; PALATE; or PHARYNX. The etiology is somewhat unclear, but may involve a complex of FUSOBACTERIUM NUCLEATUM along with spirochetes BORRELIA or TREPONEMA.
A loss of mucous substance of the mouth showing local excavation of the surface, resulting from the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue. It is the result of a variety of causes, e.g., denture irritation, aphthous stomatitis (STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS); NOMA; necrotizing gingivitis (GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE); TOOTHBRUSHING; and various irritants. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p842)
A disinfectant and topical anti-infective agent used also as mouthwash to prevent oral plaque.
A dye obtained from the heartwood of logwood (Haematoxylon campechianum Linn., Leguminosae) used as a stain in microscopy and in the manufacture of ink.
Inflammation of gum tissue (GINGIVA) without loss of connective tissue.
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...