International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | Iraq | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


A Review on Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviors towards Dental Caries among School Age Children

Reyam mohammed Noori [3]


Abstract: The oral health is a key factor for the elimination of many health problems, it has received considerable attention among the health care community and the concern is that children may not be aware of the seriousness of these problems and therefore do not pay attention to the behavior, the correct treatment and prevention methods. Investigating dental health knowledge among children is important. Knowing what behaviors are right in relation to dental health does not guarantee that children will practice those behaviors. However, lack of Knowledge and misconceptions about dental health may lead to behaviors that are harmful to teeth and gum. This paper discusses knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of school children toward oral health.


Keywords: Knowledge, attitude, behavior, dental caries


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019,


Pages: 185 - 189


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