The Effect of Honey on the Healing of Oral Ulcers(Clinical Study)

Shatha Mohamed, Asmaa Al-Douri
2008 Al-Rafidain Dental Journal  
Aim: to assess the effect of honey on healing of recurrent aphthous ulcers. Materials and Methods: fifty patients with minor oral ulcers (2-5 mm) were attended to consultant clinic in the College of Dentistry demanding a treatment for their painful ulcers were treated by either kenalog in orabase or the application of honey dressing. Results: The ulcerations have almost completely disappeared after 3 days treatment by honey dressing. Conclusions: Honey has an obvious influence on the rate of healing process of the oral ulcers.
doi:10.33899/rden.2008.9066 fatcat:5xs7eqyzgbd5npmytalirjj6iu