Catechin is part of the chemical family of flavonoids, it is a type of natural phenol and antioxidant. It is a plant secondary metabolite.
Green tea catechins potentially possess a significant effect on reducing plaque accumulation and gingivitis.
Continuous use of green tea catechin as a mouth rinse on a daily basis is a practical method for early prevention of gingival diseases.[1:1]
Title: A double blind randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of green tea in gingivitis
Institution(s): Magadh Medical College and Hospital, Gaya, Bihar, India; Hazaribagh Dental College and Hospital, Hazaribagh, Bihar, India; Nalanda Medical College and Hospital, Patna, Bihar, India
Date: September 30, 2021
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