Studying Some Factors Affecting in Gingivitis Caused by Staphylococcus aureus

Miaad Hamzah Zghair, Manar Saad Hussain, Atyaf Ali Sahib


This study was performed to isolate and identify the Staphylococcus aureus which is associated with dental caries and periodontal disease in patients aged between (15-70) years old from both gender. All patients have no antibiotic for three days at lees to state the relationship between gender, smoking, miswak, toothpaste, milk and sugar with black tea. The results show that smoking and miswak are the most influence factors under study on Staphylococcus aureus infection in both genders. The percentage of S. aureus was isolated with 71% from males and 29% from females, 77% of them were nonsmoker 10% smoke little and 13% smoke much and 97 % of them were nonmiswak users, 3% use it little. 35% of them were non toothpaste users and 52% use it little while 13% use it much. 55% of them didn’t drink milk at all, 6% drink little and 39% drink it much. 32% of them drink black tea without sugar, 36% use it little and 32% use much sugar. Erythromycin shows biggest inhibition zone with Methicillin resistance S. aureus that also sensitive to Azithroomycin, but it was resistance to Gentamycin, Oxacillin, Tetracycline, and Trimethoprim.


Staphylococcus aureus, Gingivitis, antimicrobial activity, Dental caries.

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