Inhibitory activity of Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia extract against Streptococcus mutans and its biofilm.

ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The leaves of Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia (DVA) are traditionally used for the treatment of fever, colds, oral thrush, toothaches and related problems. Streptococcus mutans is implicated in many oral infections. This study investigated the inhibitory activity of DVA extract against Streptococcus mutans and its biofilm… CONTINUE READING