Comparative Evaluation of Antimicrobial Properties of Pomegranate Peel Extract Against Streptococcus Mutans And Lactobacillus - An In Vitro Study

@inproceedings{Kunte2018ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative Evaluation of Antimicrobial Properties of Pomegranate Peel Extract Against Streptococcus Mutans And Lactobacillus - An In Vitro Study},
  author={S. Kunte and Nikita Kadam and Alok Patel and P. Shah and R. Lodaya and Laxmi Lakde},
  year={2018}
}
  • S. Kunte, Nikita Kadam, +3 authors Laxmi Lakde
  • Published 2018
  • Biology
  • Background: Dental caries is an infectious disease influenced by cariogenic microorganisms. Streptococcus mutans is associated with the initiation of caries, while lactobacilli with disease progression. Chlorhexidine is used as a gold standard mouthwash but with some side effects such as staining on long-term use. Nature itself is the best physician; it helps in treating oral health. Medicinal plants such as neem, tulsi, clove oil, triphala, and many more have been used in dentistry since ages… CONTINUE READING
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