Parent′s dental awareness and knowledge regarding

Dental Health: Current Research.ISSN: 2470-0886

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Parent′s dental awareness and knowledge regarding their children oral health and practice

Maitha AlKhayat

Dubai Health Authority, UAE

: Dent Health Curr Res


Dental caries is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases which affects adult and children globe wide, oral health statues depends mainly upon the good knowledge and practice for best prevention of this disease. Studies have been carried out internationally to prevent and treat this wide spread disease among adults and children as well. Many goals had been set to minimize and alter the causes of the dental caries etiology to reach to a better preventions and decrease of the incidents of occurrence. To set tailored targets and goals for the prevention of dental caries disease among children attending the pediatric dental clinic, this survey is conducted to collect the needed data regarding the awareness of the parents as they are the in-charged person for the child’s oral health according to the WHO.


Maitha AlKhayat is a Specialist Pediatric Dentist, currently working as a Specialist Pediatric Dentist at Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates. After completing her DDS from Ajman University of Science and Technology Network, she has received her Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from European University. She is a Member of the European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Emirates Medical Association and Emirates Club of Pediatric Dentistry.

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