Self-reported oral health, oral hygiene habits, and dental attendance of pregnant women in Kuwait.

@article{Honkala2005SelfreportedOH,
  title={Self-reported oral health, oral hygiene habits, and dental attendance of pregnant women in Kuwait.},
  author={Sisko Honkala and Jassem M Al-Ansari},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={809-14}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe self-reported oral health, oral hygiene habits, and frequency of visits to a dentist among pregnant women in Kuwait. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional study with an anonymous structured questionnaire was distributed among 650 pregnant women during May-June 2003, when they were admitted to the maternity ward at the largest government maternity hospital in Kuwait City. The response rate was 93% (n=603). RESULTS Every fourth respondent was… CONTINUE READING

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