Efficacy of Miswak (salvadora persica) in preventing dental caries.

@article{EzoddiniArdakani2010EfficacyOM,
  title={Efficacy of Miswak (salvadora persica) in preventing dental caries.},
  author={Fatemeh Ezoddini-Ardakani},
  journal={Health},
  year={2010},
  volume={2},
  pages={499-503}
}
The rate of dental caries and periodontal diseases in the world is still high, regardless of progress in the oral and dental hygiene. The natural toothbrush or chewing stick called “Mis- wak” has been used since ancient history. In this research the efficacy of Miswak in preventing dental caries was investigated and compared with the efficacy of toothbrush and tooth- paste. The analytical and clinical trial method was applied for this research among high sch- ool’s students in the city of Yazd… Expand
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