Oral health behavior and attitudes of adults in Lithuania.

  title={Oral health behavior and attitudes of adults in Lithuania.},
  author={Poul Erik Petersen and Jolanta Aleksejuniene and Lisa B\oge Christensen and Harald M. Eriksen and Isuf Kalo},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  volume={58 6},
In Lithuania, the oral health system is currently in transition and systematic data are needed for public oral health care planning. The objectives of this study were (i) to describe the self-assessment of oral health status in Lithuanian adults, the oral hygiene practices, and dental visiting habits; (ii) to assess the attitudes towards teeth and oral health, dental care and oral health services; (iii) to determine whether oral health attitudes and behavior are affected by socio-economic… CONTINUE READING