HERBAL PERIODONTOLOGY- A REVIEW

  • Rutuja Donde
  • Dr. Rohit Shah
  • Dr. Dipika Mitra
  • Dr. Silvia Rodrigues
  • Dr. Gaurav Shetty
  • Dr. Saurabh Prithyani
  • Dr. Harshad Vijayakar
Keywords: medicinal herbs, periodontitis, phytoconstituents, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial

Abstract

Since ancient times, herbs have been used for the treatment of various diseases. Additionally, medicinal herbs have their own traditional values in different tribes. Over the last decade herbal medications is turning out to be a popular form of therapy due to their wide spectrum of biological and medicinal activities, natural ingredients, lower costs, and higher safety margin. There are number of traditional herbal remedies for the treatment and management of diseases related to the oral cavity. The aim of the present article is to review the use of traditional herbal medicines in the management of periodontal diseases.

Author Biographies

Dr. Rohit Shah

Reader, Department of Periodontology, TPCT’s Terna Dental College & hospital, India

Dr. Dipika Mitra

Professor, Department of Periodontology, TPCT’s Terna Dental College & hospital, India

Dr. Silvia Rodrigues

Reader, Department of Periodontology, TPCT’s Terna Dental College & hospital, India

Dr. Gaurav Shetty

Lecturer, Department of Periodontology, TPCT’s Terna Dental College & hospital, India

Dr. Saurabh Prithyani

Lecturer, Department of Periodontology, TPCT’s Terna Dental College & hospital, India

Dr. Harshad Vijayakar

Professor and head, Department of Periodontology, TPCT’s Terna Dental College &    hospital, India

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Published
2018-09-30
How to Cite
Donde, R., Shah, D. R., Mitra, D. D., Rodrigues, D. S., Shetty, D. G., Prithyani, D. S., & Vijayakar, D. H. (2018). HERBAL PERIODONTOLOGY- A REVIEW. International Journal For Research In Health Sciences And Nursing (ISSN: 2208-2670), 4(9), 01-10. Retrieved from https://gnpublication.org/index.php/hsn/article/view/703