Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: June 2013; 5(6)

June 2013

Osteoporosis: A silent oral health deterrent

Osteoporosis is a multifactorial degenerative condition of the bone characterized by leaching out of mineral content resulting in more porous and fragile bone vulnerable for fractures and infections, which seems to be affecting more in elderly. Fracture of bones in the elderly is really a social and economic burden on the country. Osteoporosis may accentuate the already existing periodontal diseases which are more...

Author(s): K. L. Veeresha and Preety Gupta

June 2013

Effect of honey for treatment of some common oral lesions: Follow up of 50 cases

Honey is the nectar that is collected from many plants and processed by honey bees (Apis mellifera). This study is a pilot study that observes and evaluates the clinical efficacy of topical application of honey bees in treatment of some common inflammatory, vesiculobullous and ulcerative oral lesions. A total number of 50 patients complaining of different oral lesions were enrolled in this study. Oral lesions were...

Author(s): Sally A El-Haddad and Maysara D. Al-Shawaf