Abdullah Ali H

Department of Dental Health, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Al Baha University, Al Baha, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Down Syndrome and its Association with Traumatic Dental Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Author(s): Alzahrani and Abdullah Ali H*

    Background: Very little is known about the association between traumatic dental injuries (TDI) and Down syndrome (DS) individuals. The aim of this review was to explore the prevalence of TDI among DS individuals and its severity compared to a normal population. Methods: The following databases were searched, without language or date restrictions, between 1900 and November 30, 2021: MEDLINE via PubMed, MEDLINE via OvidSP, Web of Science, CINAHL, Cochrane, and Scopus. A population, exposition, comparison and outcomes (PECO) strategy was performed, which investigated participants with and without DS and their relationship with TDI prevalence. The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) checklist was also conducted for quality assessment and bias control. Results: A total of 9,351 eligible articles were identified; 4,014 duplicated studies were eliminated, resulting in 5,337 titles and abstracts. T.. Read More»

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