Abdul Wahab

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Efficacy of Triphala Extract Mouth Rinse AGAINST Plaque Accumulation and Gingival Inflammation after Impacted Third Molar Surgery
    Author(s): Yandeti Srinivasulu*, Subhashini Ramasubbu and Abdul Wahab

    Aim: To know the efficacy of Triphala extract and Chlorhexidine mouth rinse against plaque and gingival inflammation. Materials and Methods: A double blinded parallel arm randomised control trial was done among 60 participants aged 18?24 years. Participants were randomly allotted to three groups with 20 participants in each group of 0.6% triphala, 0.12% chlorhexidine and control group. Study was done in 2 phases of 21 days duration. During the experimental period, participants rinsed with the allocated mouth rinse 10ml twice daily for 30 seconds without any supervision. The plaque and gingival status were assessed using Silness et al. at baseline and end of the phase. Statistical Analysis Used: The results were analysed using ANOVA (Analysis of Variance), Wilcoxon sign rank test and post hoc test with significant level at P value<0.05. Results: Triphala and Chlorhexidine showed sig.. Read More»

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