POTENTIAL APPLICATION OF NATURAL PRODUCTS IN PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ORAL DISEASES: A REVIEW
Department of Microbiology, Purvanchal Institute of Dental Sciences, GIDA,
Gorakhpur-273209, Uttar Pradesh
Oral disease is one of the major problems throughout the world affecting about all ages, either children or old age peoples. Now a days excess use of chemicals and drugs for treatment of various microbial diseases results in drug resistance among them. Essential oils possesses different medicinal application viz., antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antioxidant and many more. The main aim of this review is to highlight the effect of essential oil on harmful oral bacteria which causes various oral infections.
Keywords: Bacteria, Dental Caries, Essential Oil, Oral Care, Secondary Metabolites[Download]