Clinical evaluation of the essential oil of “Satureja Hortensis” for the treatment of denture stomatitis

@inproceedings{Sabzghabaee2012ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of the essential oil of “Satureja Hortensis” for the treatment of denture stomatitis},
  author={Ali Mohammad Sabzghabaee and Naeimehsadat Davoodi and Behnaz Ebadian and Abolfazl Aslani and Alireza Ghannadi},
  booktitle={Dental research journal},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of denture stomatitis has been shown to vary from 15 to 65% in complete denture wearers. Satureja hortensis L. has been considered to have antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antimicrobial activities in vitro and exhibits strong inhibitory effect on the growth of periodontal bacteria. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a 1% gel formulation of S. hortensis essential oil for the treatment of denture stomatitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A… CONTINUE READING

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