American Journal of Health Research

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015

  • Evaluation of the Occlusion and Maxillary Dental Arch Dimensions in the Mixed Dentitions of Yemeni Population

    Nasr H. Al-Qudaimi, Fakhri A. Ali, Ahmed A. Madfa, Fadhel A. Al-Sanabani

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-2, January 2015
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Dec. 17, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 25, 2014
    Published: Jan. 22, 2015
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Oral Health Status in Yemen
    Abstract: Determination the dental arch dimensions in human populations is necessary for various fields of dental sciences. This study was designed to evaluate the maxillary dental arch dimensions of Yemeni children aged (10-12) years. The sample was gathered from primary and intermediate school in Sana'a city, Yemen. Clinical examination was performed on 20... Show More
  • Prevalence of Dental Anxiety and Fear among Medical Students at University of Thamar

    Ahmed A. Madfa, Abdullah G. Amran, Fadhel A. Al-Sanabani, Mohammed N. Alhajj, Nasr H. Al-Qudaimi, Nayl A. AL-Malahy, Hamzah A. Al-washali, Xiao-Guang Yue

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-2, January 2015
    Pages: 5-9
    Received: Oct. 04, 2014
    Accepted: Oct. 09, 2014
    Published: Jan. 22, 2015
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Oral Health Status in Yemen
    Abstract: Background/purpose: Fear from dental treatment is widespread distressing problem for the dentist. Anxiety may have an impact to the dentist-patient relationship and it may cause to misdiagnosis. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the levels of dental anxiety and fear among medical students at University of Thamar.Materials and methods: Dental an... Show More
  • Impression about Healthcare Services at Medical Hospitals in Dhamar City, Yemen

    Hamzah A. Al-washali, Hamzah A. Al-Dawlah, Fadhel A. Al-Sanabani, Nasr H. Al-Qudaimi, Xiao-Guang Yue, Abdullah G. Amran, Ahmed A. Madfa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-2, January 2015
    Pages: 10-15
    Received: Nov. 07, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2014
    Published: Jan. 22, 2015
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Oral Health Status in Yemen
    Abstract: Health systems consist of all the people and actions whose primary purpose is to improve health. It is therefore urgent to assess current performance and to judge how health systems can reach their potential. This cross sectional study was conducted in Dhamar city, Yemen to assess the impression about level of the healthcare services. About 240 sub... Show More
  • Idiopathic Gingival Fibromatosis – Case Report

    Abdullah G. Amran, Ahmed A. Madfa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-2, January 2015
    Pages: 16-19
    Received: Nov. 20, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 22, 2014
    Published: Jan. 22, 2015
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Oral Health Status in Yemen
    Abstract: Idiopathic gingival enlargement is a type of gingival fibromatosis characterized by progressive overgrowth of the gingival tissues.This case report presented the clinical features of a typical idiopathic gingival enlargement which was treated with external bevel gingivactomy. The patient presented with generalized diffuse gingival enlargement invol... Show More