Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-BSN-00003005
Title: Evaluation of herbal and chemical-based mouthwash against oral pathogens
Category: Biomaterials ( Synthetic and Natural )
Section: Research Article
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    In the present study, the efficacy of the aqueous extract Terminalia chebula compared with a chemical mouthwash chlorhexidine. Plants are major natural resources used in antimicrobial activity and used as an anticariogenic mouth rinse now a day. The objective of the study was to observe, in high caries risk individuals, the effect of gargling with the extract of T. chebula, and chlorhexidine the following were measured: Change in the pH of saliva, change in the buffering capacity of saliva, and change in the microbial count in saliva.

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    M. Nagalingam1 *, M. Vikramathithan2 , A. Dhanesh Gandhi 3 , S. Rajeshkumar4 *

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    1 Department of Biochemistry, Indo-American College, Cheyyar, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Microbiology, School of Bioscience, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India,

    3 Department of Biotechnology, Nano and Energy Bioscience Laboratory, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India,

    4 Department of Pharmacology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, SIMATS, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding Author: Dr. S. Rajeshkumar, Department of Pharmacology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, SIMATS, Saveetha University, Chennai-600 077, India.

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    Author:

    M. Nagalingam1 *, M. Vikramathithan2 , A. Dhanesh Gandhi 3 , S. Rajeshkumar4 *

    Title:Evaluation of herbal and chemical-based mouthwash against oral pathogens
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (January)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (147-151)
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    Methodology:Anticariogenic
    Research Materials:Terminalia chebula

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Anticariogenic Chlorhexidine Saliva Terminalia chebula

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