Author(s): Vidhya Rekha Umapathy, Prabhu MN, Bhuminathan. S, Aesa Alzaroug Jaber


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00220   

Address: Vidhya Rekha Umapathy1, Prabhu MN2, Bhuminathan. S3, Aesa Alzaroug Jaber4
1Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Thai Moogambigai Dental College and Hospital Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai .India
2Assistant Professor in Periodontics, College of Dentistry, Ajman University, Ajman, UAE.
3Department of Prosthodontics, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, BIHER, Pallikaranai, Chennai - 600100, India
4Assistant Professor in Oral Surgery, College of Dentistry, Ajman University, Ajman, UAE
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 17,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2024

According to epidemiological statistics, eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help prevent oral cancer in a variety of ways. Lycopene is a reddish-colored carotenoid found in abundance in tomatoes and other fruits and vegetables. It is reported to be beneficial in the treatment of chronic disorders such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Hence, the objective of this study is to summarise the lycopene's features and analyse its potential function in the development and treatment of oral precancerous lesions and mouth cancer. Lycopene has been proven to be useful in the treatment of various precancerous lesions in the oral cavity, including oral submucous fibrosis and oral leukoplakia, and could be used in concert with other medications to prevent and treat oral cancer. Lycopene's role in preventing and treating a variety of diseases is still in its infancy, and further study and large-scale clinical trials are needed to substantiate the findings. We explored the effect of Lycopene in oral illness in this review.

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Vidhya Rekha Umapathy, Prabhu MN, Bhuminathan. S, Aesa Alzaroug Jaber. Therapeutic application of Lycopene in preventing Oral diseases- A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(3):1393-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00220

Vidhya Rekha Umapathy, Prabhu MN, Bhuminathan. S, Aesa Alzaroug Jaber. Therapeutic application of Lycopene in preventing Oral diseases- A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(3):1393-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00220   Available on:

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