Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade ordet miswak.
Sammanfattning : Mechanical removal of dental plaque is regarded as an effective means of controlling the progression of dental caries and periodontal disease. The habitual use of chewing sticks (Miswak) as an oral hygiene method is still wildly spread throughout parts of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. LÄS MER
2. The miswak (chewing stick) and oral health : Studies on oral hygiene practices of urban Saudi Arabians
Sammanfattning : The miswak, a traditional chewing stick for cleaning teeth, is made from the plant Salvadora persica. For religious and cultural reasons, miswak use is firmly established and widespread in Saudi Arabia and most other Muslim countries. Only recently has scientific evaluation of the miswak been undertaken. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The chewing stick known as a “Miswak” is a natural toothbrush that is widely used for cleaning the teeth. It has been used for thousands of years in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The aim of this thesis was to evaluate the Miswak as a vehicle for fluoride delivery in the oral cavity. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Periodontal disease is a major public health problem throughout the world and is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults. For periodontitis to develop, specific gram-negative, anaerobic bacteria must predominate in the subgingival microflora, but simple the presence of these bacteria is insufficient to cause periodontal disease as disease progression involves a complex, sequential relationship between infection, inflammation and tissue destruction. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Ticks and tick-borne diseases are major health hazards worldwide, with increasing numbers of cases of Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis reported yearly. Meanwhile, concerns about the environmental impact and safety of chemical acaricides are driving research into alternative control methods, such as plant-based acaricides. LÄS MER