The Effects of Mouth Bacterial Infection on Saliva Flow


  • Mohammed F. Jubaz
  • Rawaa M. Mohammed
  • Syoof Khoman Alwan



Mouth; bacterial infection; health care; toxicity


Background: Mouth bacterial infections most probably due to dental cares are a prevalent disease. Salivary
flow rate is affected by many diseases but there is not enough published data about the effect of mouth
bacterial infection on the salivary flow rate. Objective: this study examines the relationship between salivary
flow rate and mouth bacterial infection in adult population. Methodology: cross sectional study. Result:
salivary flow rate is affected by mouth bacterial infection as it is founded to be very low flow rate in 17% and
low flow rate in 40% of the sample population. Conclusion Salivary flow rate is affected by oral bacterial
infections that need urgent medical intervention to improve the outcome of those patients.

Author Biographies

Mohammed F. Jubaz

Assistant Lecturer/ Mc.s in Oral Physioligy, Al-Mustaqbal University, College of Dentistry/Iraq

Rawaa M. Mohammed

Ph.D in Clinical Immunity, Al-Mustaqbal University College, Department of Anesthesia/Iraq

Syoof Khoman Alwan

Prof. Ph.D. in
Microbiology/ Al-Qadisiyah University, College of Sciences/ Iraq



How to Cite

Mohammed F. Jubaz, Rawaa M. Mohammed, & Syoof Khoman Alwan. (2021). The Effects of Mouth Bacterial Infection on Saliva Flow. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 1261-1266.