Attitudes and knowledge about preventive dental care in Chilean refugees in Sweden.

@article{Zimmerman1993AttitudesAK,
  title={Attitudes and knowledge about preventive dental care in Chilean refugees in Sweden.},
  author={Mikael Zimmerman and Robert Bornstein and Thore Martinsson},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={1993},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={343-51}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a simplified oral health programme on attitudes to and knowledge of preventive dentistry. The subjects were Chilean refugees and the programme was delivered at one or two sessions in the form of group information/discussion. Because of increasing immigration, Sweden has become a multicultural society. The number of non-Nordic immigrants has doubled in the past decade. The major refugee groups have come from Iran, Chile and Poland. The… CONTINUE READING