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Tropical Dental Journal - N° 178 - June 2022

N° 178


Ivory Coastphoto_auteurIn vitro antifungal activities of Allium sativum and Annona muricata extracts on the growth of Candida albicans hospital strain of oral origin

S.H. Ohoueu Seka, J.A. Adouko Aka, B.N. Djyh, E.K. Bolou Gbouhoury, M. Ayé, A. Bidié - Ivory Coast
Published in French in Tropical Dental Journal N° 178 - Volume 45 - Juin 2022 - 5-12


Introduction: Oral candidiasis is a fungal infection that is uncommon in healthy individual and almost always present in HIV-AIDS infected individual. Recurrent nature of oral candidiasis in HIV-AIDS infected subjects, due to resistance of Candida albicans to conventional antifungal agents, including long and expensive treatment, and low socio-economic level of patients, motivated this present study. The aim of the study was to show inhibitory or antifungal activity of Allium sativum and Annona muricata extracts on Candida albicans.
Material and method: Ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Allium sativum and Annona muricata were prepared and tested on two strains of Candida albicans with different profiles.
Results: Results showed ...

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BahrainUtility of decision tree algorithm to predict factors influencing knowledge of oral health
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MadagascarAnatomopathological aspects of odontogenic cervico-facial cellulitis. About 357 cases
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NigeriaEvaluation of the factors affecting the bracket failure rates of brackets bonded with two orthodontic bonding systems in a Nigerian population
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couv_rapportPrevention and treatment of dental caries with mercury-free products and minimal intervention

This WHO oral health briefing note series focuses on prevention and treatment of dental caries (tooth decay) with mercury-free products and minimal interventions.

Dental caries is a major public health problem globally as the disease affects all age groups, with an onset in early childhood and continued increase over the life course. Read the report


African press

Niger : L'ordre des chirurgiens-dentistes demande au Président Bazoum la création d'un centre de formation de leur profession

8/5/2022 - Agence Nigérienne de Presse - Niger

Niamey, 5 Août (ANP)- Le bureau de l'ordre des chirurgiens-dentistes du Niger a plaidé, auprès du Président de la République Mohamed Bazoum, pour qu'un centre de formation de chirurgiens-dentistes soit créé au Niger.

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Scientific articles

Oral health

OMS - (March 15th, 2022)

. Oral diseases, while largely preventable, pose a major health burden for many countries and affect people throughout their lifetime, causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement and even death.
. It is estimated that oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people.
. Untreated dental caries (tooth decay) in permanent teeth is the most common health condition according to the Global Burden of Disease 2019.
. Treatment for oral health conditions is expensive and usually not part of universal health coverage (UHC).
. Most low- and middle-income countries are unable to provide services to prevent and treat oral health conditions..
. Oral diseases are caused by a range of modifiable risk factors, including sugar consumption, tobacco use, alcohol use and poor hygiene, and their underlying social and commercial determinants.

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