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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-19

Status of oral health awareness in Indian children as compared to Western children: A thought provoking situation (A pilot study)


Department of Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry, Punjab Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar, India

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Manpreet Kaur
Department of Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry, Punjab Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.31983

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A study was conducted to evaluate the level of oral health awareness in a selected sample of Indian children and a selected sample of western children residing in Amritsar city of Punjab. Children were evaluated on the basis of a standardized questionnaire developed by WHO, for health awareness in children. Final results revealed the level of awareness in both the groups and the practical application of their knowledge about dental health in day to day life.






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