Maha Abdulla Al-Sarheed

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BACKGROUND This prospective, randomized, double-blind study was designed to evaluate the use of intranasally administered dexmedetomidine vs intranasal midazolam as a premedication in children undergoing complete dental rehabilitation. METHODS Seventy-two children of American Society of Anesthesiology classification (ASA) physical status (I & II), aged(More)
AIM To determine the self-perception and need for orthodontic treatment in young sensory [visual (VI) and hearing (HI)] impaired children attending special schools in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Also, to determine if gender and social class background influence the rating and self-perception of malocclusion among the children. LOCATION Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine and compare the shear bond strength of 4 fissure sealant systems (Dyract Seal, Concise, Visio-Seal, Helioseal) to enamel using conventional etch and self-etching primer (Prompt-L-Pop). METHODS Fifty-six newly extracted noncarious first permanent molars were used and embedded in a Teflon mold (3-mm height,(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the distribution and management of orofacial infection in children treated at one of the major hospitals in Jeddah City, Saudi Arabia over a 12-month period during the year 2014. METHODS Data from the clinical records of 94 children (33 girls, 61 boys; aged 2-14 years) who presented for treatment of(More)
AIM To investigate the oral health status and oral microflora of children who have received heart and heart-lung transplants. Parental knowledge and current practice of oral health procedures by the child were also investigated. SAMPLE AND METHOD Thirty-five children attending the Cardio-Thoracic Transplant Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the nature of occupational exposures occurring to students and to assess the rate of reporting of incidents. METHODS A self-administrated questionnaire was circulated to third, fourth and final year undergraduate dental students in Dental College of King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from April 2004 to May 2004. The(More)
The aims of this study were to determine the characteristics of patients and type of dental treatment carried out using dental general anesthesia (DGA) during two years in a following three year period. A total of 182 patients received treatment between 1999 and 2001. The mean age was 4.9 years. The main indication for DGA was behavior management problems.(More)
A questionnaire was sent to the parents of 77 visually impaired (VI), 210 hearing impaired (HI) and 494 control children seeking their views on their child's dental appearance, orthodontic treatment need and issues that might influence the child undertaking treatment. The parents' views were compared with a dentist's assessment of treatment need using the(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate the breastfeeding and introduction of solid foods among children with Down's syndrome. Mothers of 225 children attending three institutes providing education for children with Down's syndrome were asked to complete a questionnaire. Data were collected on knowledge of feeding procedure, pattern of feeding, and(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate and compare enamel shear bond strength of an all-in-one self-etching primer (Prompt L-Pop) to regular acid etch material when bonded to two-fissure sealant systems (Concise and Dyract Seal). METHOD AND MATERIALS Forty newly extracted non-carious first permanent molars were embedded in a Teflon mold. The teeth were divided into four(More)
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