An intervention programme to establish regular toothbrushing: understanding parents' beliefs and motivating children.

@article{Pine2000AnIP,
  title={An intervention programme to establish regular toothbrushing: understanding parents' beliefs and motivating children.},
  author={Cynthia M Pine and Pauline M McGoldrick and Girvan Burnside and Morag M Curnow and Richard Chesters and Julie A Nicholson and Eric Huntington},
  journal={International dental journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={Suppl Creating A Successful},
  pages={312-23}
}
AIMS/OBJECTIVES To determine the benefit of twice daily toothbrushing on newly erupted first permanent molars. To investigate, through the Health Belief Model, how parents' beliefs influence the likelihood of their children brushing twice a day. To identify aspects of a toothbrushing intervention programme that can be used in general dental practice. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. SETTING Schools in deprived communities in Scotland. PARTICIPANTS 461, 5-year-old children… CONTINUE READING