Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003081
Title: Ozone therapy in dentistry
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Review Article
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    Ozone is an allotropic form of oxygen which is being used in the treatment of different diseases for more than ten decades. It is highly valued as it possesses various properties such as antimicrobial, antihypoxic, analgesic, and immune stimulating on biological systems. The mechanisms of action supported with case reports and scientific studies allowed using it in different fields of medicine. Further studies are necessary to standardize indications and treatment protocols of ozone as a medical agent. Scientific support for ozone therapy presents a potential for an atraumatic, biologically based treatment for condition encountered in dental practice. This review summarizes different modalities of ozone application in dentistry.

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    Author(s) Name:

    Jyotsna Sanjeevi, M. P. Santhosh Kumar*

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    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. M. P. Santhosh Kumar, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamalle High Road, Velappanchavadi, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Jyotsna Sanjeevi, M. P. Santhosh Kumar*

    Title:Ozone therapy in dentistry
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (January)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (154-157)
  • Experimental Methods Keywords

    Methodology:Antimicrobial, Oxygen, Ozone therapy, Ozone toxicity, Remineralization
    Research Materials:Oxygen

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Antimicrobial Oxygen Ozone therapy Ozone toxicity Remineralization

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