Oral hygiene practices, smoking habit, and self-perceived oral malodor among dental students.

  title={Oral hygiene practices, smoking habit, and self-perceived oral malodor among dental students.},
  author={Khalid Almas and Abdullah Al-Hawish and Waheed Al-Khamis},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  volume={4 4},
The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of oral hygiene practices and halitosis among undergraduate students from King Saud University, College of Dentistry. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed among all 481 students; 263 male and 218 female students. A questionnaire was developed to assess the self-reported perception of oral breath, awareness of bad breath, timing of bad breath, treatment received for bad breath, oral hygiene practices, caries and bleeding gums… CONTINUE READING


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