2023, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B
In vitro assessment of babool extract, mint and clove oil containing toothpaste on gingivitis causing bacteria
Author(s): Mahesh Katariya, Jyoti Singh, Amit Sirdesai and Prasun Bandyopadhyay
Abstract: Aim: The aim of this study was to perform in vitro assessment of Babool extract, Mint and Clove containing toothpaste against oral disease-causing pathogens Porphyromonas gingivalis (P. gingivalis). Objective: The present study was designed to evaluate in efficacy of the Dabur Babool toothpaste containing certain medicinal plant extracts like Babool extract and clove oil for the protection of oral hygiene and prevention of gum diseases by inhibition of disease-causing micro-organism P. gingivalis. Methods: The herbal ingredient like Babool, Mint and Clove is combined in Toothpaste formulation. The product was tested against microorganism’s P. gingivalis using agar well diffusion method. Inhibition zones formed around toothpastes after 24 hours of incubation were measured and the data collected were statistically analysed. The time-dependent killing assay was carried out on P. gingivalis. Conclusions: In vitro assessment of herbal toothpaste with Babool, Mint and Clove toothpaste against disease causing oral pathogens revealed the efficacy of toothpaste against major gingivitis causing oral pathogen P. gingivalis.
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Mahesh Katariya, Jyoti Singh, Amit Sirdesai, Prasun Bandyopadhyay. In vitro assessment of babool extract, mint and clove oil containing toothpaste on gingivitis causing bacteria. J Adv Microbiol Res 2023;4(1):128-133. DOI: 10.22271/micro.2023.v4.i1b.86