International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Child Dental Health | India | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021 | Rating: 5.1 / 10

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Oral Hygiene among the School Age Children in selected Schools at Jalgaon

Narmada Devi Subramaniam

Abstract: Dental caries is the single most common chronic childhood disease affects children ages five through seventeen years. the study was carried out to assess the knowledge of oral hygiene among school age children in selected schools of Jalgaon with a view to develop a oral health knowledge. An evaluative research approach with pre - experimental design was used for the study. The study was conducted at selected schools at Jalgaon city. The sample comprised of 60 school age children. Sample was selected by using purposive sampling technique. The result showed that the structured teaching programme was highly effective in improving the knowledge of school age children regarding oral hygiene.

Keywords: oral hygiene, Dental caries

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,

Pages: 1410 - 1412

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