Sunday, 13 June 2021

Rajan Dental Institute Pvt Ltd donates 100 bottles of Povidone-Iodine mouth wash

 Rajan Dental Institute Pvt Ltd donates 100 bottles of Povidone-Iodine mouth wash for COVID patients in Government Hospital (Omadurar)

 

For Covid relief, Rajan Dental Institute Pvt Ltd had donated one hundred bottles of Povidone-Iodine mouth wash for covid patients in the Covid ward, Government Hospital (Omadurar).

The mouth wash bottles were handed over to Prof. Dr. Jayanthi, Dean, Government Medical College, (Omadurar), Chennai by Dr. R. Gunaseelan, Director, Chennai Dental Research Foundation & Rajan Dental Institute.



 This follows a large clinical study done by Chennai Dental Research Foundation on Covid patients in Voluntary Health Services hospital which showed the benefit of using Povidone-Iodine mouth wash in covid patients.

This study was accepted and published in The International Journal called Oral Diseases recently. This is the first such study reported from India. There is also a possibility of reducing Mucormycosis in Covid patients if Povidone-Iodine is used regularly. Povidone-Iodine is active against most of the Bacteria, Viruses and Fungi in the mouth and nose. Povidone also can reduce viral loads in Covid patients thereby reducing community transmission.

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