Development of a new technique (ATP) for training visually impaired children in oral hygiene maintenance.

  title={Development of a new technique (ATP) for training visually impaired children in oral hygiene maintenance.},
  author={Mamata Hebbal and Anil V. Ankola},
  journal={European archives of paediatric dentistry : official journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry},
  volume={13 5},
AIM To develop a special oral health education technique and compare plaque scores before and after health education. STUDY DESIGN Non-randomised before and after comparison trial without controls. METHODS The final study population comprised of 96 visually impaired children aged 6-18 years old. Silness and Loe plaque index scores were recorded at baseline. 'Audio tactile performance technique' (ATP Technique) a specially designed health education method was used to educate these children… CONTINUE READING

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