Ahmed Abdulwahid Hasan

Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad, Iraq


  • Research   
    Antibacterial Activity of Alcoholic Cinnamon Extract and Chlorhexidine on Streptococcus Mitis as Primary Colonizers in Periodontal Disease
    Author(s): Ahmed Abdulwahid Hasan and Ayser Najah*

    Background: Cinnamon is one of the oldest herbs that has been used by humankind for cooking, seasoning, bakery, food preservation, and drinks. Recently, researchers have been focusing on the antibacterial effect of cinnamon, this study is aimed to determine the antibacterial effect of alcoholic cinnamon extract on Streptococcus mitis (S.mitis) in vitro. And the combination of chlorhexidine (CHX) with cinnamon alcoholic extract relationship type. Periodontal diseases are one of the most common diseases affecting humanity. Biofilm is the causative factor for periodontal disease. Biofilm is composed of various microorganisms. Streptococci Mitis is one of the most common early colonizers within dental biofilms, which cause periodontal disease. Reduction of the microorganism found in biofilm leads to a reduction in periodontal diseases, thus antimicrobials agents have been studied as an ad.. Read More»

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