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Oral health literacy and associated oral conditions: A systematic review. Firmino RT, Ferreira FM, Palva SM, Granvlle-Garcia AF, Fraiz FC, Martins CC. JADA 2017; 148(8):604-13.
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Name: The journal of evidence-based dental practice
To investigate whether oral health literacy (OHL) impacts missing data obtained through self-reporting in oral health epidemiological research.
The aim: To compare the patients' self-evaluations of oral hygiene and oral health with the results of the clinical examination expressed using both the DMFT index (DT, MT, FT) and the API index; and ...
Health literacy (HL), the ability to seek, understand and utilize health information, is important for good health. Suboptimal HL has been associated with poorer health outcomes in other chronic condi...
Differences in oral health perceptions complicate comparisons of self-reported oral health in countries with considerably different cultures, traditions, and dental care. We compared it in China and N...
Effective oral hygiene measures carried out on a regular basis are vital to maintain good oral health. One-to-one oral hygiene advice (OHA) within the dental setting is often provided as a means to mo...
The purpose of this study to investigate attitude, oral health literacy and psychological factors in order to evaluate if these factors are important for oral health in adults. The hypoth...
The aims of the study are: - To measure health literacy (HL) levels in a sample composed of members of a health mutual (Solidaris), and its potential associations with several det...
Currently, both oral and written health education make certain assumptions about the health literacy of patients and their parents. The prevalence of health literacy issues is unknown in t...
This study investigates whether increasing health literacy among COPD patients and their designated health coach during a hospital admission caused by symptoms exacerbation will lead to be...
The prevalence of tooth decay and other oral disease are often overlooked indicators of overall public health. To improve the understanding of oral health in El Paso, the City of El Paso H...
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)