Ban Sahib Diab

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


  • Research   
    Salivary Dopamine Among Primary School Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Relation to Caries Status
    Author(s): Mays Saad Mohammed Salih*, Ban Sahib Diab and Saif Mohammed Radeef

    Background: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. Evidence from brain imaging studies have shown that brain dopamine neurotransmission is disrupted among them that may had some effect on caries experience. Aims: This study was carried out to investigate the association of dental caries status and salivary dopamine level among students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in comparison to control group. Materials and Methods: Total sample composed of 500students selected from schools in Baghdad city/ Iraq. All were subjected to NICHQ-Vanderbilt-Assessment-Scales index for diagnosis of ADHD. The study group include students that were selected from type combined (attentive and deficit) ADHD to make comparisons between salivary dopamine level and dental he.. Read More»

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