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ijpd 2019, 14(2): 53-70 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of oral health promotion interventions among 0 to 6 Years old children: Scoping review
R Yazdani Dr , H Hesari Dr, F Bagherian Dr
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Background:Oral health is an important issue, because of its consequences on general health of children. Present study has been provisional to evaluate types and effectiveness of oral health promotion interventions on 0-6 years-old children.
Materials and methods:A Scoping review was done, with search in PubMed, Google scholar, ProQuest, Biomed Central and also domestic data bases in SID, Magiran limited to English and Farsi language, from 2008-2018 using Farsi and English keywords; Oral health promotion, oral health program, oral health knowledge, infant, toddler, preschool children. Finally, present review was done based on 23 local and interventional studies in the field of oral health promotion of 0-6 years-old children.
Results:Selected twenty-three studies were experimental and Quasi-experimental studies. Interventions were done as educational program with follow-up sessions, examinations and prevention dental services in the different periods of time. Researched variables were; knowledge, attitude, belief and behaviors in the field of oral health care and dental status. All the above mentioned outcome variables showed significant improvement among participants afterinterventions.
Conclusion:According to the evaluation of the results of the interventions in Iran and other countries among 0-6 years-old children, oral health education to parents in short time had positive results on the oral and dental health of them. Also it has been shown that behavioral attentions, use of models and theories, can be considered as an effective method for promoting oral health status of 0-6 years-old children.
Keywords: Oral health, oral health promotion, precautionary services, 0-6 years-old children, infant, toddler, preschool children
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/22 | Accepted: 2019/07/22 | Published: 2019/07/22
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Yazdani R, Hesari H, Bagherian F. Evaluation of oral health promotion interventions among 0 to 6 Years old children: Scoping review . ijpd. 2019; 14 (2) :53-70
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مجله دندانپزشکی کودکان ایران Iranian Journal of Pediatric Dentistry
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