The correlation between dental caries and serum iron (Fe) levels in female students of Mamba’ul Khoiriyatil Islamiyah (MHI) Madrasa in Jember, East Java, Indonesia

Background: Dental caries may cause discomfort and pain when chewing food, which in turn leads to insufficient absorption of nutrients, including iron, by the body. Lack of iron intake can cause iron-deficiency anaemia. Iron deficiency may also decrease salivary secretion and buffer capacity due to...

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Main Authors: Ristya Widi Endah Yani, Taufan Bramantoro, Farida Wahyuningtyas, Talitha Zulis Islaamy
Format: Article
Published: Universitas Airlangga 2020-09-01
Series:Dental Journal: Majalah Kedokteran Gigi
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