Kerman University of Medical Sciences
1. Effect of Khat Chewing on the Salivary pH before and after Using Mouthwashes

Wafa Badulla; Abdul-Rahman Ben Yahiya

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 148-155

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: Saliva is a biological fluid that has multiple protective functions. These functions can beattained only if the saliva keeps certain physo-chemical properties such as pH.Methods: The main purpose of the current study was to compare the salivary pH among khat chewers andnon-khat chewers ...  Read More

2. Comparison of Cotinine Salivary Levels in Hookah Smokers, Passive Smokers, and Non-‎Smokers

Tahereh Nosratzehi; Fateme Arbabi-Kalati; Ebrahim Alijani; Hassan Tajdari

Volume 7, 3-4 , Summer 2015, , Pages 184-191

Abstract
  Background: At present smoking is considered a great health-related problem. Smoking cigarettes and use of tobacco are on the rise in the Middle East countries; therefore, the number of people exposed to passive cigarette smoke is increasing, too. The aim of the present study was to determine and compare ...  Read More