Sarah M Khammas

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

Publications

  • Research   
    The Effect of Dairy Products Intake on Dental Caries across Adolescent Females in Al Thahab Al Abyedh Village Baghdad
    Author(s): Sarah M Khammas* and Ahlam T Mohammed

    Background: Milk is an important part of human diets and consideration has been given for the possibility that the dairy food intake could help in preventing oral health problems. This study aimed to estimate the effect of milk and other dairy products on the dental caries and plaque among the adolescents. Materials and Methods: The study subjects were 405 adolescent females from the secondary school in Al-Thahab Al-Abyedh village aged 13-18 years. The information on the dairy intake was assessed by using a self-administered food frequency questionnaire for the adolescents. To represent the dairy products consumption clearly, it was divided into three levels. The dental caries and plaque were assessed by the visual and tactile examination using the dental mirrors and community periodontal index probes. Results: The.. Read More»

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