Aseel Haider MJ Al-Haidar



  • Research   
    Impact of Bad Oral Habits on Dental Caries among 6-10 Years Old Children in Hilla City
    Author(s): Nabaa Mohammad Obayes and Aseel Haider MJ Al-Haidar*

    Background: There is a clear debate about the role of bad oral habits (thumb-sucking and biting nails) and on oral health and the state of the dental caries, but there is no doubt that continuing these bad habits until advanced ages will lead to deep and difficult problems to solve. Objective: The purpose of study was to evaluate the effect of bad habits, include finger sucking and nail biting on dental caries among children aged from 6 to 10 years old. Subjects and methods: In Al-Hilla city, Iraq, a comparative study was conducted in which (200) primary school students aged between 6 to10 years old were involved. A questionnaire filled out by their parents was used to gather information related to the bad oral habit, and then all the students were examined clinically for caries experience. Data was statically anal.. Read More»

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