Enculturation , Myths and Misconceptions Regarding Oral Health Care Practices among Rural Female Folk of Rajasthan

@inproceedings{Nagaraj2014EnculturationM,
  title={Enculturation , Myths and Misconceptions Regarding Oral Health Care Practices among Rural Female Folk of Rajasthan},
  author={Anup Nagaraj and Shravani Ganta and Asif M. Yousuf and Sonia Pareek},
  year={2014}
}
Utilization of dental services is hampered by multiple barriers which include culturally influenced factors, misconceptions regarding oral health care, low education and health literacy level. The purpose of the study was to uncover the cultural and ritual practices and their effect on the oral cavity and the utilization of dental services. A cross-sectional door to door survey was conducted in Bhanpur Kalan village, Jaipur in which 600 females were surveyed using a pilot tested, structured 14… CONTINUE READING