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: November 2013; 5(9)

November 2013

Anticariogenic effect of tea: A review of literature

The caries inhibitory effect of extract from tea which is one of the most popular beverages consumed has been studied both in vitro and in vivo. The exact mechanism by which tea can prevent dental caries is yet not known, but certain theories like bactericidal effects of tea against Streptococcus mutans and prevention of bacterial adherence to teeth have been suggested. The present article describes a brief review on...

Author(s): Maryam Moezizadeh

November 2013

Toothbrushes as fomites

The role of toothbrushes in the cleanliness of the oral cavity cannot be overemphasized, but its importance as fomites in our homes cannot also be underestimated. This research was aimed at determining the probable role of toothbrush as fomite and quantifies the level of bacteria associated. A total of twenty toothbrushes of the same brand and type used by different individuals were collected and processed using...

Author(s): A. Osho, B. T. Thomas, Y. A. Akande and R. D. Udor