Exquisite Herbal Bullets in Dentifrices - A Scientific Review

  • Dr. Noora Beegum Post Graduate Student, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, India.
  • Dr. Nandan N Reader, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, India.
  • Dr. Sunil Raj N Professor & Head, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, India.
  • Dr. Soundarya Vishwanathan Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore, India.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Dentistry, Dentifrices, Herbs, Phytochemicals, Dinacharya

Abstract

Ayurveda, known to be the science of life focuses on prevention of diseases rather than treatment. One's daily health and hygiene regimen referred to as Dinacharya in Ayurveda is essential to keep our mind and body in optimum health. Oral hygiene is vital to an individual’s overall health and well being. Natural phytochemicals isolated from plants used in traditional medicine are considered to be good alternatives to synthetic chemicals. Herbs with medicinal properties are useful and effective source for treatment of oral diseases and can be used for cleansing and maintaining oral hygiene. They have been proven to be safe, effective, easily adjustable and acceptable with body physiology. The present review focuses on herbs incorporated in dentifrices and their effects in oral cavity.

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Dr. Noora Beegum, Dr. Nandan N, Dr. Sunil Raj N, & Dr. Soundarya Vishwanathan. (2021). Exquisite Herbal Bullets in Dentifrices - A Scientific Review. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(3), 69 - 78. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1312
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