Eur J Dent 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.
Departement of Periodontology, Dental Faculty, Universitas Padjadjaran, West Java, Indonesia.
Objectives: The present work aimed to evaluate the effect of lemongrass extract incorporated in a resorbable periodontal dressing on gingival wound healing microscopically, following gingivectomy in rats.
Materials And Methods: Thirty healthy adult male Sprague-Dawley rats were used in this study. Gingivectomy was performed on anterior area of lower jaw in the labial surface of central incisive and, subsequently, wound areas were covered with povidone iodine gel (group P, positive control, = 10), lemongrass resorbable dressing (group L, = 10), and a cellulose-based dressing containing myrrh (group M, positive control, = 10). Read More