Vicky WK Tsui

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Naringin is a flavonoid that is commonly found in grapefruits. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of naringin on the growth of periodontal pathogens such as A. actinomycetemcomitans and P. gingivalis in vitro. For comparison, the effects of naringin on several oral microbes were also studied. Different concentrations of naringin(More)
BACKGROUND Orthodontic management of an ectopically erupted canine requires substantial amount of bodily movement which is difficult to perform and often results in root resorption. CASE PRESENTATION A 9 year old girl presented with Class I malocclusion with crowding and ectopically positioned upper left canine (23). Treatment involved extraction of all(More)
INTRODUCTION Periodontal disease and associated bone loss can severely hinder orthodontic treatment. Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans (Aa) and Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) are bacteria which are strongly associated with this type of bone loss. Quercetin, a unique flavonoid, which is found in many common foods including apples, onions and tea may have a(More)
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