Oral Hygiene awareness and practices among the Nepalese school children in Bhaktapur

Punam Basnet Dixit, Siddartha Dixit, Pranaya Khanal

Abstract

Oral health diseases are detrimental to the quality of life and can have impact on self-esteem, eating ability, nutrition and health of an individual. Oral health of an individual depends on awareness and attitude, children with inadequate oral health knowledge and awareness is more likely to have oral disease. Therefore objective of this study was to evaluate the oral health awareness and practices of school children in Bhaktapur.

Keywords

Bass technique, oral health, tooth brush

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