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Curcumin: A medicinal plant and its effects in medicine and dentistry
Since ancient time plants have been a major source of medicine. Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is an orange-yellow component of turmeric ( Curcuma longa ), a spice often found in curry powder.Expand
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Healing Effect of Propolis in Medicine and Dentistry: A review
Propolis is a natural product derived from plant resins collected by honeybees. Propolis has maintained its popularity over a long period of time.  The pharmacologically active molecules areExpand
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Antimicrobial Efficacy of Various Essential Oils at Varying Concentrations against Periopathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis.
INTRODUCTION Porphyromonas gingivalis (P.gingivalis) is a notorious perio-pathogen with the ability to evade host defense mechanism and invade into the periodontal tissues. Many antimicrobial agentsExpand
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Miswak as an Alternative Treatment Modality in Medicine and Dentistry: A review
Herbal chewing sticks, commonly known as Miswak, are among the ancient and traditional oral hygiene aids. It is considered as “Nature’s little toothbrush” as it is a popular chewing stick throughoutExpand
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Pomegranate ( Punica granatum L ), in addition to its ancient historical uses, has been used in several systems of medicine for a variety of ailments. Pomegranate juice is a polyphenol-rich juiceExpand
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Curative Effect of Triphala in Medical and Dental Sciences : A Scientific Review
Advances in the field of alternative medicine have promoted the use of various natural products. Conventional drugs usually provide effective antibiotic therapy for bacterial infections, but there isExpand
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Instruments In Operative Dentistry
The book includes a brief history of the instruments that have been used in the past and how they have evolved over the years making the dental operations easier and successful. It elaborates onExpand
Guided Tissue Regeneration- A Novel Technique
The ultimate goal of periodontal therapy is to restore the architecture and function of the periodontium. Conventional periodontal surgery resulted in repair rather than regeneration and the defectsExpand
Effect of concentration and brewing time on the antimicrobial activity of Camellia sinensis (green tea) against oral bacteria
Background and Aim: Green tea, a rich source of flavonoids, has tremendous oral health potential. This study evaluates the effect of brewing green tea at varying concentrations and duration on itsExpand
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Phytotherapeutic and Naturopathic Adjunct Therapies in Periodontology
The oral cavity is the principal pathway through which the body is exposed to external environment and considered to be the gateway of infection. Oral diseases continue to be a major health problemExpand