Byalakere Rudraiah Chandrashekar

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STUDY DESIGN It was a short term prospective pilot study on a group of 116 secondary school students. OBJECTIVES To assess the feasibility of using the services of school teachers to promote oral hygiene in secondary school students and compare the effectiveness of dental health education (DHE) offered by school teachers on a fortnightly basis with what(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the knowledge, attitude, self-reported practices, and prescription patterns regarding dental floss amongst a select population of dentists in India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A pretested 30-item questionnaire was self-administered by authors to the dental faculty and postgraduate students in dental schools in Delhi-National Capital Region(More)
INTRODUCTION Oral health symbolises the general health and quality of life of an individual. The socioeconomic status of the parents shows direct impact on oral health status of children. Thus, it can be hypothesised that the pattern of oral diseases would be different among children living with parents and orphans. AIM To explore periodontal and(More)
BACKGROUND The lack of national oral health policy and organized school dental health programs in the country call for affordable, accessible, and sustainable strategies. OBJECTIVES The objective was to compare the oral hygiene, plaque, gingival, and dental caries status among rural children receiving dental health education by qualified dentists and(More)
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