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Comparison of efficacy of Natural honey and Triamcinolone acetonide (0.1%) in the healing of oral ulcers- A clinical study

Dr.Supriya Vijay Gupta, Dr.Vidya krushnarao Lohe, Dr.Rahul Raghunath Bhowate.

Abstract
BACKGROUND: To compare the effectiveness of Natural Honey with Triamcinolone acetonide (0.1%) on the healing of Oral ulcers. METHODS: Seventy four oral ulcers (forty nine recurrent aphthous stomatitis, sixteen aphthous like ulcers in Oral submucous fibrosis and nine traumatic ulcers) were evaluated and each half of them were advised to apply honey and triamcinolone acetonide. Pain score (visual analog scale), ulcer size (measured by Williamís Periodontal Probe), erythema level was evaluated on first day and after drug application. Statistical Analysis was done and tabulated by SPSS software. RESULTS: Natural honey showed significant reduction in pain score and ulcer size (p

Key words: Natural Honey, Triamcinolone acetonide, Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Traumatic Ulcer, Aphthous like Ulcers in Oral submucous fibrosis.



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