Oral Health Literacy and Oral Health Status among Adults Attending Dental College Hospital in India

@inproceedings{Haridas2014OralHL,
  title={Oral Health Literacy and Oral Health Status among Adults Attending Dental College Hospital in India},
  author={Reshmi Haridas and S Supreetha and Sunil Lingaraj Ajagannanavar and Shreyas Tikare and Mathew J Maliyil and Amrutha Ammanichanda Kalappa},
  booktitle={Journal of international oral health : JIOH},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Low health literacy is one among many reasons why preventable diseases remain so common and why people often do not adopt healthy practices. It is important to detect patients with inadequate oral health literacy (OHL) and to improve the level of communication between the provider and the patient. This study was aimed to determine the relationship between OHL with selected socio-demographic variables and oral health status among adults in Virajpet, Karnataka, India. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING
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