Nada Jafer MH Radhi

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


  • Research   
    Depression Status in Relation to Gingival Status and Salivary Magnesium Among 17 Years Old Secondary School Female in Baghdad City/Iraq
    Author(s): Noor Abdulrazzaq* and Nada Jafer MH Radhi

    Background: Depression is a low-mood, activity-aversion disorder. It may influence the emotions, actions and sense of well-being of an individual. This may impact oral safety when oral hygiene procedures are ignored and having Cariogenic diet that contributes to a higher probability of oral diseases. This research aimed to test the effect of state of depression on gingival health condition Among 17-year-old high school female Pupils in relation to salivary magnesium. Materials and Methods: Total sample including 500 students selected from schools in Baghdad city/ Iraq. Consent form was obtained from the ethical approval committee in college of Dentistry/University of Baghdad. All were subjected to Children Depression Inventory questionnaire by Kovacs in 2011. Plaque and gingival indices by Loe and Silness in 1964 were used to asses.. Read More»

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