Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Aug. 12, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Trading Symbol OGEN  
Entity Registrant Name ORAGENICS INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001174940  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   46,124,803
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity File Number 001-32188  
Entity Tax Identification Number 593410522  
Entity Address, Address Line One 4902 Eisenhower Blvd  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 125  
Entity Address, City or Town Tampa  
Entity Address, State or Province Florida  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 33634  
City Area Code 813  
Local Phone Number 286-7900