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Oil Pulling and Oral Health: A Review.

  title={Oil Pulling and Oral Health: A Review.},
  author={Poonam Tomar and S. Hongal and M. Jain and Kuldeep Rana and V. Saxena and P. Student},
Poonam Tomar1, Sudheer Hongal2, Manish Jain2, Kuldeep Rana3, Vrinda Saxena4 1Postgraduate Student, Department of Public Health Dentistry, People’s Dental Academy, People’s University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 2Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, People’s Dental Academy, People’s University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 3Postgraduate Student, Department of conservative and Endodontics, People’s Dental Academy, People’s University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 4Professor and… Expand
Oil pulling is a traditional therapy rehearsed in old India. It is accepted to treat more than thirty systemic diseases when rehearsed routinely and as coordinated. Because of event of results toExpand
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Comparison of the Effectiveness of Probiotic, Chlorhexidine-based Mouthwashes, and Oil Pulling Therapy on Plaque Accumulation and Gingival Inflammation in 10- to 12-year-old Schoolchildren: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Effect of Oil Pulling on Plaque and Gingivitis
Oil pulling is having dental benefits and holds a chance to be added to other oral hygiene measures, according to this study, which monitors its safety on oral soft and hard tissues. Expand
Effect of oil pulling on halitosis and microorganisms causing halitosis: a randomized controlled pilot trial.
Comparisons of the pre and post therapy values of plaque and modified gingival index score showed a statistically significant difference, and oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with Halitosis. Expand
Tooth brushing, oil pulling and tissue regeneration: A review of holistic approaches to oral health
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Effect of oil pulling on plaque induced gingivitis: a randomized, controlled, triple-blind study.
The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in theaques of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis. Expand
Mechanism of oil-pulling therapy - in vitro study.
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Effect of oil pulling on Streptococcus mutans count in plaque and saliva using Dentocult SM Strip mutans test: a randomized, controlled, triple-blind study.
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Effect of Oil-Pulling on Oral Microorganisms in Biofilm Models
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