Category Archives: Aloe Vera and Tea Tree Oil Mouthwashes as Effective as Chlorhexidine Mouthwash in Reducing Plaque and Gingivitis in Schoolchildren

NATIONAL ICED TEA DAY

National Iced Tea Day on June 10th each year celebrates one of summer’s favorite drinks. Whether you prefer sweetened or unsweetened, with or without lemon, many love and enjoy iced tea by the glass full all summer long. Creating your custom iced tea is as easy as adding a hint of flavor. Whether you add a squeeze of lemon or

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Aloe Vera and Tea Tree Oil Mouthwashes as Effective as Chlorhexidine Mouthwash in Reducing Plaque and Gingivitis in Schoolchildren

Dental plaque can lead to dental caries and gingivitis. Streptococcus mutans is a common microorganism that causes dental plaque. Improper tooth-brushing techniques used by some children are inadequate in removing plaque. In children, mouthwashes could help prevent plaque formation and could be an alternative to chlorhexidine and triclosan mouthwashes, which are associated with adverse effects, such as teeth staining and altered taste.

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