Knowledge and attitude of the primary school male students about the Iranian fluoride mouth rinse

Poureslami, Hamid Reza and Shafie, Lila and Farrokh Gisoure, Elham and Pishbin, Lida (2015) Knowledge and attitude of the primary school male students about the Iranian fluoride mouth rinse. Journal of Oral Health & Oral Epidemiology.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: This study was designed to assess the knowledge and attitude of male students of Kerman primary schools about 0.2% sodium fluoride mouthwash solution that students used it once a week. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, a total of 502 boys, eight to nine year-old and students of Kerman primary schools were selected for the study. The data related to their knowledge and attitude about the sodium fluoride mouthwash were collected by questionnaire. RESULTS: The boy students’ knowledge about the sodium fluoride mouthwash solution was good but their attitude was negative. CONCLUSIONS: The oral health education program concerning the optimal use of the fluoride mouthwash in dental caries prevention is highly recommended. It is suggested that its taste is improved. KEY WORDS: Knowledge, attitude, mouth rinse, fluoride.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Depositing User: shiva pooradeli pooradeli
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2015 05:56
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 05:56
URI: http://eprints.kmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/21433

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