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Azodo CC

Prof, Department of Periodontics, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Periodontal Disease Awareness and Knowledge among Nigerian Primary School Teachers
    Author(s): Azodo CC* and Umoh AO

    Background: TeacherâÂ??Â??led oral health education is equally effective in improving the oral health knowledge and oral hygiene status of adolescents as dentistâÂ??Â??led and peerâÂ??Â??led strategies. Aim: The aim was to determine periodontal disease awareness and knowledge among Nigerian primary school teachers. Subjects and Methods: This crossâÂ??Â??sectional study was conducted among primary school teachers in Edo State, Nigeria. A selfâÂ??Â??administered questionnaire which elicited information on demography, awareness of the periodontal disease and source of information, knowledge of etiology, and symptoms of the periodontal disease, was the data collection tool.. The test of association was done using either ChiâÂ??Â??square or Fisher’s exac.. Read More»

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