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Fernandes, S. C., Louceiro, A., Lopes, L. B., Esteves, F. & Arriaga, P. (2021). Children’s attitudes and behaviors about oral health and dental practices. Healthcare. 9 (4)
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S. M. Freixo et al.,  "Children’s attitudes and behaviors about oral health and dental practices", in Healthcare, vol. 9, no. 4, 2021
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	author = "Fernandes, S. C. and Louceiro, A. and Lopes, L. B. and Esteves, F. and Arriaga, P.",
	title = "Children’s attitudes and behaviors about oral health and dental practices",
	journal = "Healthcare",
	year = "2021",
	volume = "9",
	number = "4",
	doi = "10.3390/healthcare9040416",
	url = ""
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TI  - Children’s attitudes and behaviors about oral health and dental practices
T2  - Healthcare
VL  - 9
IS  - 4
AU  - Fernandes, S. C.
AU  - Louceiro, A.
AU  - Lopes, L. B.
AU  - Esteves, F.
AU  - Arriaga, P.
PY  - 2021
SN  - 2227-9032
DO  - 10.3390/healthcare9040416
UR  -
AB  - The present study sought to contribute to a better understanding of children’s attitudes and behaviors regarding oral health and dental practices. The sample was composed of 101 children (8–10 years), collected from several schools in the Lisbon metropolitan area. Our main goals were to collect a survey of information about the beliefs, attitudes, habits and knowledge of children about oral and dental issues in order to not only have an overview of them but also to serve as a basis and a starting point for the development of intervention programs to increase positive attitudes and behaviors related to oral health and promote greater knowledge about these subjects. In general, children reported positive behaviors regarding dental habits and oral hygiene practices. Children’s opinions and beliefs about dentists were also globally positive; however, the results suggested that younger children reported more positive attitudes, emotions and previous experiences. Regarding children’s knowledge about these dental issues, the results were quite negative and worrying, ruled by ignorance and incorrect beliefs and behaviors. In sum, all the results and conclusions of this study may contribute to the development of educational programs within the scope of the promotion of oral health and hygiene practices—“An Adventure about Oral Health.”
ER  -