Search for dissertations about: "Meshari Al-otaibi"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Meshari Al-otaibi.

  1. 1. The miswak (chewing stick) and oral health : Studies on oral hygiene practices of urban Saudi Arabians

    Author : Meshari Al-Otaibi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Chewing stick; DNA probe; miswak; oral hygiene; oral microbiota; Salvadora persica; subgingival plaque; Saudi Arabia;

    Abstract : The miswak, a traditional chewing stick for cleaning teeth, is made from the plant Salvadora persica. For religious and cultural reasons, miswak use is firmly established and widespread in Saudi Arabia and most other Muslim countries. Only recently has scientific evaluation of the miswak been undertaken. READ MORE