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J Dent Sch GYEAR__, 35(2): 133-142 Back to browse issues page
Use of Herbs and Medicinal Plants in Dentistry: A Review
Bahareh Nazemi Salman , Surena Vahabi *, Mahshid Mohebbi Rad
Dental Research Center, Research Institute of Dental Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , ivsure1@gmail.com
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Objectives: This study reviews herbs and medicinal plants in dentistry and discusses their biological activities, benefits and side effects.
Review of Literature: In this review, the PubMed, Medline and Google Scholar databases were electronically searched for relevant articles and books in English using the keywords “medicinal plant”, “herb”, “phytotherapy”, “dentistry” and “pediatric”.
Conclusion: Medicinal herbs have long been an inseparable part of treatment of various diseases. Today, the range of applications of these plants is not limited to medical treatment and various types of medicinal plants are used in various fields including dentistry. Increased interest in medicinal plants is mainly due to less side effects compared to those of synthetic drugs and they are often favored for use in children.
Keywords: Plants, Medicinal, Phytotherapy, Pediatric Dentistry
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Type of Study: Reviewed Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/10/29 | Accepted: 2017/01/7 | Published: 2017/06/15
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Nazemi Salman B, Vahabi S, Mohebbi Rad M. Use of Herbs and Medicinal Plants in Dentistry: A Review. J Dent Sch. 2017; 35 (2) :133-142
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Volume 35, Issue 2 (Spring 2017) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده دندانپزشکی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی Shahid Beheshti University Dental Journal
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