The use of medicinal plants in dental treatment

ANNA SZYSZKOWSKA, JOANNA KOPER, JOANNA SZCZERBA, MARTA PUĊAWSKA DOMINIKA ZAJDEL

Abstract

Phytotherapy has developed basing on folk traditional healing methods by means of herbal extracts. According to modern ideas of etiology and pathogenesis of the diseases, thanks to the evolution of science, phytotherapy has exempted from mostly empirical use of plant medication. It has become more and more popular among practitioners and their patients, which is possible due to progress in gaining information about healing plants as far as their phytochemical, pharmacological and clinical features are concerned.
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