Aseel Haidar M J AL Haidar

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad, Iraq


  • Review   
    Impact of Thumb Sucking Habit on Eruption of Permanent Teeth and Intelligence Quotient Among Children in Karbala City, Iraq
    Author(s): Abrar Abdul Ameer A and Aseel Haidar M J AL Haidar*

    Background: There is a pronounced controversy regarding the dental and mental consequences of thumb sucking habit, which is a familiar nonnutritive pattern of sucking. Commonly, this behavior is harmless, yet those who sustain this pattern may have dental alterations and emotional difficulties. Children’s intelligence level influences their capabilities to judge, evaluate and handle priorities and/or problems profoundly and precisely. Thumb sucking habit might be a manner of liberating the psychological tenseness among several children. Objective: The purpose of this study is to assess the prevalence of thumb sucking habit and its relation to the eruption of permanent teeth and IQ among children aged 6-7 years old. Subjects and methods: In Karbala city, Iraq, a cross-sectional study was performed through whic.. Read More»

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