A Study on Evaluation of Parental Awareness on Complete Oral Health of Their Children
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Most Trusted Research Journal Since Year 2012

ISSN: 2319-7064



Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

A Study on Evaluation of Parental Awareness on Complete Oral Health of Their Children

Sarang Khajuria, Divya Gupta, Sarbjeet Singh, Vasit Khajuria

INTRODUCTION: Oral health is ideally considered as the mirror of general and overall health. So it is rightfully said the Oral health forms an integral part of general health. The parents act as role models for their children. Being a role model plays an important role in developing healthy habits in children. So parental knowledge about oral health is of utmost importance so as to prevent children from various dental diseases. Therefore, Many efforts are being made to inform and motivate parents and children about various aspects of importance of oral health. AIM: The aim of the present study was to evaluate parental awareness on optimum oral health of their children MATERIAL & METHOD: A comprehensive questionnaire was distributed randomly to all the parents of the children who visited the department of pediatric and preventive dentistry. ( Table 1).The questionnaire was translated into local language (hindi) for better understanding and convenience to the parents. The participants were the parents of children aged between 5-15 years and the questions consisted of information and knowledge on oral health amongst the parents about their children. Results: The results of the questionnaire revealed an overall positive response about the questions asked to the parents, however, the alarming situation raised when majority parents didnt have an idead about fluorides and the role of mothers diet during preganacy on babys teeth. Conclusion: Most of the responses given by parents were positive apart from knowledge about fluorides and mothers diet during pregnancy.

Keywords: ORAL HEALTH, PARENTS, CHILD, INFLUENCE

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Pages: 125 - 127

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

Sarang Khajuria, Divya Gupta, Sarbjeet Singh, Vasit Khajuria, "A Study on Evaluation of Parental Awareness on Complete Oral Health of Their Children", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20202347, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019, 125 - 127

110 PDF Views | 77 PDF Downloads

Download Article PDF



Similar Articles with Keyword 'ORAL HEALTH'

Research Paper, Dental Science, Indonesia, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Pages: 285 - 289

Oral Hygiene Level of Down Syndrome Children in Bandung City

Natasha Aulia Kesuma, Meirina Gartika, Eka Chemiawan, Williyanti Soewondo

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Pages: 2622 - 2624

Dental Caries and Dental Treatment Needs among a Group of 6 years Old Iraqi School Children

Zainab Jum'a Ja'far; R Mohammed

Share this Article

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Pages: 2788 - 2791

Caries Experience among Parkinson's Disease patients in Baghdad-Iraq

Ali Farouk Al-Taweel, Alhan Ahmed Qasim

Share this Article

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Pages: 2121 - 2123

The Impact of Mother-Infant Bonding on Dental Caries Severity in the Postpartum Period

Rula Nabeel Issa, Ban Sahib Diab

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, India, Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Pages: 2157 - 2161

Awareness among Final Year and Postgraduate Dental Students on Bleeding Disorders?: A Questionnaire Based Study

Kirtana Gopalasamy

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'PARENTS'

Survey Paper, Dental Science, India, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Pages: 1320 - 1322

Knowledge and Awareness about ADHD among Parents Visiting OPD of Saveetha Dental College

S. Aishwarya

Share this Article

Survey Paper, Dental Science, Albania, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

Pages: 416 - 419

Risk Factors of Early Childhood Caries

Eglantina Bejko, Elsa Kone, Xheladin Ceka

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Pages: 1474 - 1477

Aesthetic Dentistry for Pediatric Patients

Dr. Baydaa Ali Othman Al - Rawi

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Indonesia, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Pages: 911 - 915

Empowerment of Little Dentists and Parents as the Effort to Change the Tooth Brushing Behavior of Sayan Students

Regina Tedjasulaksana, Maria Martina Nahak, Ni Nengah Sumerti

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Saudi Arabia, Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

Pages: 711 - 724

Parental Perception toward Dental Sedation in Pediatric Patients

Marwah S. Almarwan, Vineet Dhar, Marvin Leventer, Huda Alkuhl, Rawan Abujabal

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'CHILD'

Case Studies, Dental Science, Indonesia, Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018

Pages: 1228 - 1231

The Use of Oral Screen in Children Patients with Mouth Breathing Habit: A Case Report

Gusti Agung Intan Pratiwi, Meirina Gartika

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Indonesia, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Pages: 285 - 289

Oral Hygiene Level of Down Syndrome Children in Bandung City

Natasha Aulia Kesuma, Meirina Gartika, Eka Chemiawan, Williyanti Soewondo

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Pages: 2622 - 2624

Dental Caries and Dental Treatment Needs among a Group of 6 years Old Iraqi School Children

Zainab Jum'a Ja'far; R Mohammed

Share this Article

Comparative Studies, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Pages: 2705 - 2707

Primary Dentition Eruption in Relation to Weight Status

Heba N. Yassin, Maryam Azat A. Rifat

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Pages: 2061 - 2065

Dental Caries Experience and Severity in Relation to Salivary TNF- ? and AlP in a Group of Overweight Children Compared with Normal Weight Children

Zainab Jum'a Ja'far

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'INFLUENCE'

Research Paper, Dental Science, India, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Pages: 1592 - 1596

Effect of Different Luting Agents on the Retention of Cast Metal Complete Crowns Prepared with Different Surface Textures: An in Vitro Study

Manju Choudhary

Share this Article

Survey Paper, Dental Science, Saudi Arabia, Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Pages: 2299 - 2304

Tri-center Survey of Awareness of Infectious Diseases among Senior Dental Students in Riyadh

Dr. Syed Hammad Ahsan, Hezekiah A. Mosadomi, Tariq Alothman, Mohammed Alenazi, Mohannad Abdullah Alowin, Abdullah Alhumali, Fahad ALShahrani

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, India, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Pages: 1696 - 1698

Assessing the Relationship between Patient's Anxiety Level and Pain Experienced during Dental Extraction under Local Anaesthesia

Nivaasini Sivarajah

Share this Article

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Dental Science, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Pages: 2121 - 2123

The Impact of Mother-Infant Bonding on Dental Caries Severity in the Postpartum Period

Rula Nabeel Issa, Ban Sahib Diab

Share this Article

Research Paper, Dental Science, Bulgaria, Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Pages: 1317 - 1319

Contributing Factors for Oral Manifestations in Patients with End-Stage Chronic Kidney Disease

Anna Nenova- Nogalcheva, Desislava Konstantinova, Yanka Alexandrova

Share this Article
Top