Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Mother Regarding Oral Hygiene Measures in School Going Children- A Clincial Study in Laheriasarai City.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 9385-9389
AbstractAims & Objectives: To assess the general knowledge, attitude and practices of mother regarding oral hygiene practices in school going children.
Material & Method: Total of 200 participants was taken and a detailed questionnaire were provided in their local language as well as in English.
Result: 200 mothers of different background were participated. In among 200 mothers 20% were below 10th standard and it was found that very few mother were aware about the oral hygiene practices. Whereas in case of graduate and above mother it was found that were more aware regarding oral hygiene and also, know the consequences of poor oral hygiene. It may be due to their educational background.
Conclusion: This study showed that the mother who are graduate are more aware about the oral hygiene practices to those of less educated mother.
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