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Ethno-dentistry: popular medicinal plants used for dental diseases in India

Amit Bhardwaj, Shalu Verma Bhardwaj.

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There is a long and venerable history of the use of plants to improve dental health and promeote oral hygiene. Plant contain phytochemicals such as alkanoids, tannins, essential oils and flavanoids which have pronounced defensive and curative activity. India is a vast country with people from different cultures and communities. There are many species of medicinal plants belonging to various families which are being used, traditionally, to control and cure a variety of dental problems by the Indian population. The proper documentation of traditional knowledge may be helpful to promote further research in dental science.

Key words: Dental diseases, Indian population, medicinal plants


 
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Bhardwaj A, Bhardwaj SV. Ethno-dentistry: popular medicinal plants used for dental diseases in India. J Complement Med Res. (2012), [cited June 21, 2018]; 1(1): 62-65. doi:10.5455/jice.20120322035152



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Bhardwaj, A. & Bhardwaj, S. V. (2012) Ethno-dentistry: popular medicinal plants used for dental diseases in India. J Complement Med Res, 1 (1), 62-65. doi:10.5455/jice.20120322035152



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Bhardwaj, Amit, and Shalu Verma Bhardwaj. 2012. Ethno-dentistry: popular medicinal plants used for dental diseases in India. Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 1 (1), 62-65. doi:10.5455/jice.20120322035152



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Bhardwaj, Amit, and Shalu Verma Bhardwaj. "Ethno-dentistry: popular medicinal plants used for dental diseases in India." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 1 (2012), 62-65. doi:10.5455/jice.20120322035152



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Bhardwaj, Amit, and Shalu Verma Bhardwaj. "Ethno-dentistry: popular medicinal plants used for dental diseases in India." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 1.1 (2012), 62-65. Print. doi:10.5455/jice.20120322035152



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Bhardwaj, A. & Bhardwaj, S. V. (2012) Ethno-dentistry: popular medicinal plants used for dental diseases in India. Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 1 (1), 62-65. doi:10.5455/jice.20120322035152