Sumaia Hussein Ali

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


  • Research   
    Comparison of Antibacterial Efficacy of Annona Squamosa Mouthwash with Chlorhexidine for Children
    Author(s): Sumaia Hussein Ali and Zainab Juma Jafar*

    Background: Controlling dental plaque is critical in the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease and dental caries. In addition to mechanical plaque removal techniques such as tooth brushing and flossing, the use of chemical and herbal mouthwashes is recommended because it is safe, effective and economic. Natural materials are increasingly being used in dentistry. Aim: This study will be conducted to investigate the antibacterial activity of Annona squamosa pulp mouthwash against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli in comparison with chlorhexidine. Materials and Methods: This microbiological in vitro study was conducted in the College of Dentistry/ University of Baghdad. Saliva samples were taken from children aged (7-9) years with the same socioeconomic and oral hygiene conditions, healthy child without any history of systemic medical condition. Saliva sample were obta.. Read More»

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