Navigation Links
Teeth and Gums Also Benefit from the Healing Power of Aloe Vera
Date:7/20/2009

CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Recently, aloe vera has gained some popularity as an active ingredient in tooth gel. Similar to its use on skin, the aloe vera in tooth gels is used to cleanse and soothe teeth and gums, and is as effective as toothpaste to fight cavities, according to the May/June 2009 issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal.

Aloe vera tooth gel is intended to perform the same function as toothpaste, which is to eliminate pathogenic oral microflora -- disease-causing bacteria -- in the mouth. The ability of aloe vera tooth gel to successfully perform that function has been a point of contention for some dental professionals. However, the study compared the germ-fighting ability of an aloe vera tooth gel to two commercially popular toothpastes and revealed that the aloe vera tooth gel was just as effective, and in some cases more effective, than the commercial brands at controlling cavity-causing organisms.

Aloe latex contains anthraquinones, which are chemical compounds that are used in healing and arresting pain because they are anti-inflammatory in nature. Aloe vera tooth gel tends to be less harsh on teeth, as it does not contain the abrasive elements typically found in commercial toothpaste, and is a great alternative for people with sensitive teeth or gums.

But buyers must beware. Not all aloe vera tooth gel contains the proper form of aloe vera. Products must contain the stabilized gel that is located in the center of the aloe vera plant in order to be effective. Products must also adhere to certain manufacturing standards. Dilip George, MDS, co-author of the study, suggests that consumers consult non-pr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Academy of General Dentistry
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Scientists Discover Why Teeth Form in a Single Row
2. Glybera(TM) Shows Long-Term Health Benefits
3. Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201 Showed Clinical Benefit in 62% of Patients with Triple-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer and Significantly Prolonged Survival
4. MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Clinical Benefit in High-Risk Patients With Mitral Regurgitation
5. New MADIT II Clinical Data Analysis Shows Long-Term Survival Benefit for Implantable Defibrillator Therapy
6. New Body of Research Suggests Statin Use Benefits Multiple Areas of Urologic Health
7. Men Treated for Localized Prostate Cancer Could Benefit From Pomegranate Juice Consumption
8. Pistachios Offer Protective Benefits Against Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes and Obesity
9. New Study Suggests Rx Estrogen Delivery Through the Skin May Show Safety Benefits as Opposed to Oral Delivery
10. MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Shows Important Clinical Benefit in High Risk Patients With Functional Mitral Regurgitation at 12-Month Follow Up
11. Task Force Recommends Using Aspirin to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease When the Benefits Outweigh the Harms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  According to Millennium Research ... market intelligence, the United States ... device markets will expand moderately through 2022, with ... In particular, increasing interest in drug-eluting beads (DEBs) ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... report is available in its catalogue: ... and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery ... Administration http://www.reportlinker.com/p01941928/Global-Markets-and-Technologies-for-Advanced-Drug-Delivery-Systems----Focus-on-Routes-of-Administration.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Drug_Delivery_Technology ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014 InformEx, North America,s ... high-value chemistry, will hold the 30 th edition of ... Convention Center from January 21-24. (Logo: ... top pharmaceutical, fine chemical and specialty chemical companies will take ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 16Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2
... the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Boston ... (PCMM/IDI) have developed a molecular delivery platform that overcomes one ... to treat cancer: Making sure the treatment gets to the ... Lieberman , PhD, of the PCMM/IDI, and a former fellow ...
... company committed to the development of new epilepsy treatments ... data at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American ... 21-28.  The data comprise several posters examining the use ... updated health-related quality of life analysis from pooled open ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Packaging therapeutic RNAs for targeted treatment of breast cancer 2Packaging therapeutic RNAs for targeted treatment of breast cancer 3Packaging therapeutic RNAs for targeted treatment of breast cancer 4UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 2UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 3UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 4UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 5UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 6UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 7UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 8UCB Sponsors Data Presentations on Epilepsy and Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology 9
(Date:4/18/2014)... Diego, Calif. (April 18, 2014) ― A new study ... analyzing weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals a ... health strategies. , Investigators from San Diego ... and the Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches ... e.g., "healthy diet") originating in the U.S. from 2005 ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice ... with no inflammation, according to results of a new ... Cancer Center. , The link between persistent inflammation and ... prostate cancer those with a Gleason score between ... most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. , "What ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens ... where malaria is common can mount an immune response ... to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness ... their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future ... the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NY In a review published in the April ... president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says ... medical community,s approach to treating sepsis, which ... Americans. , Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the ... throughout the body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014) Doctors who treat patients with a ... can face an agonizing treatment decision. , The ... and help relieve shortness of breath. But some ... can cause potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , ... Dilling, medical director of Loyola University Medical Center,s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New research shows people are thinking about their health early in the week 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3
... remediation or cognitive enhancement, education, psychotherapy, and behavioral ... combating negative symptoms of schizophrenia. ,An ... ‘negative’ symptoms have more effect on the quality ... ‘psychotic or positive’ symptoms like hallucinations and delusions. ...
... hospital in Kolkata as here the disease has been contained ... Disease Control Programme. // ,Speaking at an ... in Kolkata only person died of Malaria whereas in Bombay ... of UP, Bihar, Jharkhand Orissa, Assam and Pondichery participated in ...
... products, disinfectants, and sanitizers to food benefits people ... foods. ,According to the Institute of ... other antimicrobial treatments in the manufacturing processes of ... nothing related to hinder health. ,In ...
... an MoU with a leading the Netherlands-based private equity house ... catering to the Indian market within the next nine months. ... fund, for which YES Bank would be the advisor., ... which is currently Europe-centric., ,"The fund will get into ...
... Biotechnology (CIGB) has registered the first recombinant monoclonal antibody ... B vaccine. // ,CIGB Deputy Director General ... breakthrough, and it was obtained after having completed all ... , ,At a press conference in Havana, Borroto ...
... at first eventually Neemuch, a town in Madhya Pradesh, soon grew ... ,Over 3,000 people in India have had their vision restored to ... Garg from Neemuch had pledged his eyes before he died because ... that the town has the highest per capita eye donation rate ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Antibacterial Products Ensure Food Safety and Health 2Health News:Antibacterial Products Ensure Food Safety and Health 3Health News:Antibacterial Products Ensure Food Safety and Health 4Health News:Antibacterial Products Ensure Food Safety and Health 5
For Canalicular Stenosis. Non-traumatic tip. Silicone tubing swaged into probe. Note: Tubing securely swaged into malleable stainless steel probes. Medical grade silicone. Box of 3, sterile....
For proper plug sizing....
Contour Design Eyelid Implants....
For Frontalis Suspension in patients with significant ptosis and poor levator function....
Medicine Products: