The Relation of ABO Blood Groups with some Oral Diseases
The present study was designed to find the relation between the ABO blood groups and some oral diseases. Fifty healthy –looking students aged 18 to 23 years old were selected randomly included (18) female and (22) males. Blood samples were taken and examined for blood grouping by the slide method. Dental caries was recorded using DMFT (Decay. Missing and Filling) index teeth and periodontal parameters recorded by GI (gingival index) and PI (plaque index). All data were analyzed statistically using SPSS version 13. The statistical analysis for blood grouping and oral diseases including (dental caries and periodontal problems) showed no significant differences in mean 0.71, 0.57, 0.21 respectively (p>0.001). There are no relation between the ABO blood groups and some oral diseases.