Author(s): R. Prithi, R.V. Geetha

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Saveetha Dental College, 162, Poonamalle High Road, Vellapanchavadi, Chennai 600077, Tamilnadu
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Published In:   Volume - 7,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2014

Periodontitis is an oral inflammatory disease affecting the periodontium and results in damage of tissue and loss of teeth. It is caused mainly by Gram Negative Anaerobic Bacteria. This disease is prevalent in majority of the population and can affect a person’s overall health. Oral hygiene plays an important role in maintaining systemic health. Presently, more of nature derived compounds are used for therapeutic treatment as it presents better effects on overall well being of the body. This review mainly highlights the natural therapeutic fruits like Cranberry, Pomegranate and Grape containing antibacterial compounds that act on the periodontal bacteria and prevent the occurrence of periodontitis.

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R. Prithi, R.V. Geetha. Static Effects of Fruits on Periodontitis. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(3): Mar., 2014; Page 365-367.

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