Un producto natural de posible apoyo al trata-miento de la periodontitis: Revisión bibliográfica

Donald Ramos Perfecto, L. Maita Véliz, M. L. Maita Castañeda, A. Castro Luna

Resultado de la investigación: Contribución a una revistaArtículorevisión exhaustiva

Resumen

Natural products are used anciently in traditional medicine, also called herbal medicines, which have been used for their multiple healing properties and, given the need to obtain new products that help or support the treatment of multiple diseases, are currently an alternative. The World Health Organization defines an herbal medicine as a preparation, herbal product that contains the active substance in a part of the plant. At present in the Amazon region of South America, an oleoresin extracted from a tree called copaiba is being obtained, with antimicrobial properties that has a projection in its use in periodontal pathologies such as periodontitis, pathology whose major etiological factor is the presence of a microbial biofilm in the periodontal groove, which gradually degrades the supporting tissues of the tooth, and can lead to the loss of the tooth.

Título traducido de la contribuciónA natural product of possible support for the treatment of periodontitis: A literature review
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)143-149
Número de páginas7
PublicaciónAvances en Odontoestomatologia
Volumen36
N.º3
EstadoPublicada - 2020
Publicado de forma externa

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Palabras clave

  • Copaifera
  • Natural product
  • Periodontitis
  • Treatment

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