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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  12

Year :  2013

Pages :   1400-1401

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Oil Pulling and Oral Health: A Review

Address:   Swathi R.1*, Geetha R.V.2
1III year BDS, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai -77
2Faculty in Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai -77
*Corresponding Author
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Oil pulling has been proven an effective remedy against dental caries, gingivitis and plaque. The mouth contains a wide variety of bacteria, but only a few specific species of bacteria are believed to cause dental caries. Preventing oral diseases is a difficult task. Oil pulling is effective against dental caries, gingivitis, plaque formation. This article acknowledges the importance of oil pulling for maintaining a proper oral health. Oil pulling is an age – old remedy that uses natural substances to clean and detoxify teeth and gums. It has the added effect of whitening teeth naturally and evidence even shows that it is beneficial in improving gums and removing harmful bacteria.
Oil pulling, oral health, Dental caries prevention, gingivitis.
Swathi R., Geetha R.V. Oil Pulling and Oral Health: A Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 6(12): Dec. 2013; Page 1400-1401.
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