Dental Hypotheses

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Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27--30

Salvia officinalis in dentistry


Nikhita Narayanan1, Lakshmi Thangavelu2 
1 Bachelor of Dental Surgery; Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pharmacology; Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Lakshmi Thangavelu
Department of Pharmacology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu
India

Salvia officinalis is a medicinal herb used as an cosmetic, flavoring agent, It has antibacterial, antifungal, anticaries, antiplaque, antiviral, astringent, and other useful properties, it is also used in dental practice for the management of periodontal disease and to prevent halitosis. The objective of this article is to highlight various uses of S. officinalis in the dental field along with its use in medical problems.


How to cite this article:
Narayanan N, Thangavelu L. Salvia officinalis in dentistry.Dent Hypotheses 2015;6:27-30


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Narayanan N, Thangavelu L. Salvia officinalis in dentistry. Dent Hypotheses [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Oct 27 ];6:27-30
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