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Aloe vera in Dentistry : A Multipurpose Healer and Bacterial

@inproceedings{Blackburn2018AloeVI,
  title={Aloe vera in Dentistry : A Multipurpose Healer and Bacterial},
  author={Blackburn and Leira N Jimenez and Mary Tran and Bs},
  year={2018}
}
Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine and discover how Aloe vera can be used as an alternative therapy in the dental field. Methods: The PubMed, Google Scholar and Dentistry & Oral Sciences (DOSS) databases were utilized to find current scientific evidence on the effects of Aloe vera. Relevant articles were summarized to write a review of findings. In this study, 21 articles published from 2015 to present were reviewed. Results: From the studies, there is strong evidence to… Expand

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