Aiman A. Ali

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BACKGROUND Qat chewing is a common habit in Yemen. Various studies demonstrated clear effects of this habit on the systemic organs of the human body. The lack of studies, however, on the effects of this habit on oral mucosa was the major motive of this study. METHODS This cross-sectional study was made on 2500 Yemeni citizens (mean age 27 years, 1818(More)
  • Aiman A. Ali
  • Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral…
  • 2007
BACKGROUND Because the clinicopathologic effects of takhzeen al-qat are similar to those induced by smoking, the aim of this paper was to study the oral effect of 3 bad oral habits: takhzeen al-qat and cigarette and water-pipe smoking. STUDY DESIGN This study was done on 33 Yemeni chronic qat users grouped as heavy cigarette smokers (GI), nonsmokers (GII)(More)
BACKGROUND Heterogeneous groups of oral lesions are likely to develop among denture wearers. The objectives of this study were to determine the exact prevalence of oral lesions among denture wearers attending the clinics of the College of Dentistry, University of Dammam. MATERIALS AND METHODS All denture wearers attending the dental clinics in the period(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to prevent the adhesion of C. albicans on acrylic resin dentures by modifying their surfaces. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ninety acrylic resin plates were divided into three groups. Group I: conventionally processed acrylic resin plates. Group II: plates painted with 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate adhesive. Group III: plates painted(More)
Thyroglossal duct cysts (TDCs) with ambiguous epithelial lining are the most common midline cervical anomaly encountered in children. To histopathologically study the epithelial lining of 32 thyroglossal duct cysts in relation to their locations. A total of 32 cases of thyroglossal duct cysts were collected for this study. The samples were classified into 3(More)
BACKGROUND Chewing qat leaves (takhzeen al-qat) is a common habit in East Africa and Yemen. It has been reported to cause different systemic effects. At the oral mucosa, it causes clinical changes that appear as white lesions. The aim of this paper was to study the histopathological changes in the oral mucosa related to takhzeen al-qat. METHOD Seventy(More)
BACKGROUND Elevation of transaminase levels was reported earlier in patients with oral lichen planus. The association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) and lichen planus had given positive and negative results. The controversies and uncertainties regarding the association of HCV and the liver function status (transaminase levels) in oral lichen planus(More)
  • Aiman A. Ali
  • International journal of environmental research…
  • 2007
The effect of a common habit among Yemeni population on the periodontal status was investigated. This cross-sectional study was done on 2500 Yemenis with mean age 27.01 years (1818 males and 682 females). Among these 1528 were qat chewers and 972 were non-chewers. Detailed questionnaire and pre-designed scoring system for the periodontal status were(More)
Denture stomatitis is a very common disease affecting the oral mucosa of denture wearers. The aim of this study was to measure the antifungal effect of henna against Candida albicans adhered to acrylic resin as a possible method for prevention of denture stomatitis. One-hundred-eighty acrylic plates were prepared of heat-cured acrylic denture resin. The(More)
Candida albicans adhesion and proliferation on denture bases may lead to denture stomatitis, which is a common and recurrent problem in denture wearers. The goal of this study was to assess the inhibitory effect of thymoquinone incorporated in the polymethyl methacrylate denture base material against Candida albicans. Eighty acrylic resin specimens were(More)