Salvadora persica vs. conventional dental hygiene for gingivitis and plaque Original paper

In this randomized controlled trial, there was no evidence that using a toothbrush or chewing stick containing Salvadora persica was beneficial for reducing dental plaque or gingivitis, compared to brushing alone.

This Study Summary was published on February 6, 2024.

Quick Summary

In this randomized controlled trial, there was no evidence that using a toothbrush or chewing stick containing Salvadora persica was beneficial for reducing dental plaque or gingivitis, compared to brushing alone.

What was studied?

The effect of Salvadora persica (SP; also known as “the toothbrush tree”) on the primary outcomes of plaque levels (evaluated using the plaque index) and gingivitis severity (evaluated as the periodontal inflamed surface area, or PISA).

The outcomes were evaluated on the anterior (front) teeth and posterior (back) teeth and on the buccal (cheek-side) and lingual (tongue-side) surfaces of the teeth.

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Who was studied?

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How was it studied?

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What were the results?

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Anything else I need to know?

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This Study Summary was published on February 6, 2024.