Prevention of HPV-related oral cancer: assessing dentists' readiness.

  title={Prevention of HPV-related oral cancer: assessing dentists' readiness.},
  author={Ellen M. Daley and Virginia J Dodd and Rita Digioacchino Debate and Cheryl A Vamos and Christopher Wheldon and Nolan Kline and Sarah C. Smith and Rachel Chandler and Karen E Dyer and Hannah L Helmy and Andrea Driscoll},
  journal={Public health},
  volume={128 3},
OBJECTIVES Epidemiological research indicates an association between the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) with a subset of oral cancers (OC). Dentists may play a role in primary prevention of HPV-related OC by discussing the HPV vaccine with patients. This study assessed dentists' readiness to discuss the HPV vaccine with female patients. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional web-based survey. METHODS A web-based survey based on the Transtheoretical Model was administered among Florida dentists (n = 210… CONTINUE READING
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