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Year: 2018 | Month: June | Volume: 5 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 114-117

Herbal Medicines – A Natural Cure In Dentistry

Sharma Yesh1, Chaudhary Devendra2, Nagpal Ravi3, Bishnoi Atul4, Trinath Tangutoori5, Rapsang Eliezer5

1PG 1st Year, 2Principal/Professor and Head of Department, 3Reader, 4Senior Lecturer, 5Postgraduate,
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Maharaja Ganga Singh Dental College, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan

Corresponding Author: Sharma Yesh


The word education derived from the latin word “educare and educere’ which mean to bring out and lead. The natural medicine uses are increasing day by day because of decrease in the effects of the medicines given by normal clinician. Herbal products are purely safe whereas synthetics which are unsafe to humans & environment. Herbal extracts have been used in dentistry as antimicrobial, antiseptics, antibacterial. Herbal extracts have been used in controlling plaque in case of gingivitis, periodontitis. The purpose of this article is to review the uses of herbs in general dentistry.

Key words: Anti-inflammatory effect, antitumor, antioxidant activity

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