Study Title:

Exploring the role of cranberry polyphenols in periodontits: A brief review.

Study Abstract

Cranberry juice polyphenols have gained importance over the past decade due to their promising health benefits. The bioactive component, proanthocyanidins is mainly responsible for its protective effect. A lot has been said about its role in urinary tract infection and other systemic diseases, but little is known about its oral benefits. An extensive search was carried out in the PubMed database using the terms "cranberry polyphenols" and "periodontitis" together. The institute library was also thoroughly scrutinized for all relevant information. Thus, a paper was formulated, the aim of which was to review the role of high molecular weight cranberry fraction on oral tissues and periodontal diseases.

Study Information

Mukherjee M, Bandyopadhyay P, Kundu D.
Exploring the role of cranberry polyphenols in periodontits: A brief review.
J Indian Soc Periodontol.
2014 March
Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Full Study

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24872617