FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF DENTAL ANTI CARIES GEL BY EUGENIA CAROPHYLLUS
Vinayak Chavan*, Nikhil Jadhav, Rushikesh Aaru and Rutuja Bodkhe
The aim of the research is to formulate dental gel utilizing extract Clove. In multiple clinical studies and used in dentistry for wound healing effects, gingivitis, plaque control and. Clove is a natural, ancient ingredient. The formulated Clove tooth gel was evaluated by physical examination: Colour Crimson dark brown, Appearance-Homogeneous, Smooth nature, Transparency-Translucent, No microbial growth in sample plate, pH-7.02, Viscosity-322cp, spreadability-216.9 gm.cm/s and observed good stability. The anti-microbial evaluation against S. aureus reveals that the formulated Clove tooth gel exhibited notable activity with a ZOI of 18 mm at MIC of 25μg/mL. Herbal anti-caries gel has an anti-biofilm activity as compared to non–herbal drugs. Clove extract containing gel ensures no reinfection due to dental calculus. Also non – herbal formulations bring some side effects like an increase in the staining of teeth, alteration in taste perception, and an increase in calculus formation.
Keywords: Clove, Dental Gel, Spreadability, pH, Herbal, Evaluation.
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