Sarah Ahmed Bahammam

Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, Taibah University, Medina, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • Research Article   
    Mother?s Attitudes and Knowledge for Oral Hygiene among Pre-School Children in Saudi Arabia
    Author(s): Sarah Ahmed Bahammam*

    Introduction: Early intervention of dental disorders provides helps educating the parents in various aspects such as maintenance of proper brushing of teeth, good oral hygiene, preventing nursing caries, good diet intake, preventing dental injuries and dentist visit regularly. Aim: The present study aimed to assess knowledge and attitude of mothers about the maintenance of good oral hygiene among children. Materials and methods: A cross sectional study was conducted through face to face interview at Taibah University College of Dentistry and Hospital (TUCDH) during the period of January 2022–April 2022. The study recruited 384 mothers aged between 16 to 34 years. The data were calculated for categorical variables. Age of children were divided into two groups in which 293 (76.3%) were between 2-4 years of age .. Read More»

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