The effect of oil pulling with pure coconut oil on Streptococcus mutans: A randomized controlled trial

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Varsha Komath Pavithran; Madhusudhan Krishna; Vinod A Kumar; Ashish Jaiswal; Arul K Selvan; Sudhir Rawlani; (2017)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (issn: 2319-5932, eissn: 2350-0484)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/jiaphd.jiaphd_29_17
  • Subject: Coconut oil | dental caries | sesame oil | Streptococcus mutans | Dentistry | RK1-715

Introduction: Oil pulling as described in ancient Ayurveda involves the use of edible vegetable oils as oral antibacterial agents. It is a practice of swishing oil in the mouth for oral and systemic health benefits. Pure coconut oil has antimicrobial properties and is c... View more
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