Valuable Dental Materials from Salvadora Persica Plants

Authors

  • Salah A. Jassim1 , Kafa K. Hammud2 , Bassam Alsheekhly3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2430

Keywords:

Miswak, Salvadora persica, compositions, bioactivity, dental.

Abstract

Due to their popular uses, Salvadora persica (Miswak) plant possesses several bioactive effects and it is
important to focus on their valuable effectiveness, especially on dental and oral health. The present review
deals with many sections to obtain suitable knowledge about miswak such as chemical compositions,
bioactivity, partitioning of active materials, method of obtaining miswak extract and the potent of this plant on
dental and oral health according to their antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiphlogistic,
antimycotic, anticarcinogenic, anticandidal, anti-inflammatory and anti-plaque properties

Author Biography

Salah A. Jassim1 , Kafa K. Hammud2 , Bassam Alsheekhly3

1
Professor, College of Dentistry, Al Iraqia University, Baghdad, Iraq, 2Research Scholar, Directorate of Materials
Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Baghdad, Iraq, 3Tutor, College of dentistry, Al Iraqia University,
Baghdad, Iraq

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Salah A. Jassim1 , Kafa K. Hammud2 , Bassam Alsheekhly3. (2021). Valuable Dental Materials from Salvadora Persica Plants. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 893-903. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2430

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