Mukha Swasthya Upaya - A Conceptual Study
Ayurveda is a science of life which explains various techniques to prevent diseases and promote health. There is a long history of use of herbal plants and its formulations for the improvement of dental health and oral hygiene Procedures explained under Dinacharya are merely to prevent life style diseases and protect health, practices like Dantadhavana, Jihvanirlekha, Kavala, Gandusha and Tambula sevana are best practices described under Dinacharya to prevent diseases of Mukha (oral cavity) and promote Oral hygiene. Oral diseases are major problem in worldwide. There are some Mukha Upyogi Upaya mentioned in Ayurveda texts. This study is conceptual hence all available Ayurveda references are searched to explain importance of Ayurvedic procedures in preventing diseases of oral cavity.
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