The Open Dentistry Journal




ISSN: 1874-2106 ― Volume 13, 2019

Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis): Chemistry and Oral Health



Zohaib Khurshid1, Muhammad S. Zafar2, *, Sana Zohaib3, Shariq Najeeb4, Mustafa Naseem5
1 Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, King Faisal University, Al-Hafuf, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Restorative Dentistry, Taibah University College of Dentistry, Madinah Al Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Biomedical Engineering, King Faisal University, Al-Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
4 School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
5 Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry, Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan

Abstract

Green tea is a widely consumed beverage worldwide. Numerous studies have suggested about the beneficial effects of green tea on oral conditions such as dental caries, periodontal diseases and halitosis. However, to date there have not been many review articles published that focus on beneficial effects of green tea on oral disease. The aim of this publication is to summarize the research conducted on the effects of green tea on oral cavity. Green tea might help reduce the bacterial activity in the oral cavity that in turn, can reduce the aforementioned oral afflictions. Furthermore, the antioxidant effect of the tea may reduce the chances of oral cancer. However, more clinical data is required to ascertain the possible benefits of green tea consumption on oral health.

Keywords: Antimicrobial, caries, dental care, periodontitis, tobacco.


Article Information


Identifiers and Pagination:

Year: 2016
Volume: 10
Issue: Suppl-1, M3
First Page: 166
Last Page: 173
Publisher Id: TODENTJ-10-166
DOI: 10.2174/1874210601610010166

Article History:

Received Date: 30/12/2015
Revision Received Date: 10/1/2016
Acceptance Date: 28/1/2016
Electronic publication date: 11/05/2016
Collection year: 2016

Article Metrics:

CrossRef Citations:
0

Total Statistics:

Full-Text HTML Views: 3545
Abstract HTML Views: 2013
PDF Downloads: 295
ePub Downloads: 254
Total Views/Downloads: 6107

Unique Statistics:

Full-Text HTML Views: 1204
Abstract HTML Views: 823
PDF Downloads: 183
ePub Downloads: 151
Total Views/Downloads: 2361
Geographical View

© Khurshid et al.; Licensee Bentham Open.

open-access license: This is an open access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International Public License (CC BY-NC 4.0) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode), which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.


* Address correspondence to this author at the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, Taibah University College of Dentistry, P.O. Box 2898, Al Madinah Al Munawwarah, 41311, Saudi Arabia; Tel: 00966507544691; E-mail: drsohail_78@hotmail.com


Endorsements



"Thank you for your magnificent and marvelous support throughout the publication stages. I would like to endorse my experience with you as a Junior Researcher and a recent graduate of the Dental school. Once again Thank you for your Great Help and Guidance throughout the stages of Publication. You guys are a great team and I am proud to be a Young Bentham author."


Asra Sabir Hussain
The University of Edinburgh Business School, UK

"My experience with Bentham Open was a valuable one because the quality of the services and analysis of my paper contributed in improving what we intended to convey to the readers."


José Ricardo Kina
Department of Surgery and Integrated Clinic,
Araçatuba School of Dentistry, São Paulo State University
Brazil

"The Publication Manager was very cooperative and replied my mails and guided me without any delays; however the reviewing process was too long."


Mahtab Memarpour
Prevention of Oral and Dental Disease Research Center,
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry,
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz,
Iran


Browse Contents



Webmaster Contact: info@benthamopen.net
Copyright © 2019 Bentham Open