The relationship between dental caries status and oral health attitudes and behavior in young Israeli adults.

@article{Levin2004TheRB,
  title={The relationship between dental caries status and oral health attitudes and behavior in young Israeli adults.},
  author={Liran Levin and Alon Shenkman},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  year={2004},
  volume={68 11},
  pages={
          1185-91
        }
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiologic relationship between oral health attitudes and behavior as measured by the Hiroshima University-Dental Behavioral Inventory (HU-DBI) and dental caries status using the DMF in a sample of young Israeli adults. The HU-DBI (in Hebrew) was used to survey 123 young Israeli army recruits (eighteen and nineteen years old). All participants submitted to a clinical and radiographic dental examination. Dental caries status was evaluated using the… CONTINUE READING
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