Knowledge and attitudes towards oral and dental health among seventh and eighth grade students compared with their teeth examination


Dag H., Fenercioglu A. K., Ozyildiz E. A., Karinca H., Can G., Karatekin G.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY, vol.22, no.3, pp.199-206, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.23804/ejpd.2021.22.03.4
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-206
  • Keywords: Oral health, dental heath, attitudes and knowledge, STAINLESS-STEEL CROWNS, RESTORATIONS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Aim Oral and dental heath are important aspects of general health and impact the quality of life and well-being. In this study, we aimed to assess the level of knowledge and attitudes towards oral and dental health and to examine the relative effect of social- behavioural risk factors on caries and other teeth problems among seventh and eighth grade students. Methods