Benefits of oral health education in nutrition programs for at-risk infants, children, and mothers
Deborah J. Mattheus, PhD, CPNP, APRN-Rx
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Dental caries affects disadvantaged infants and children worldwide. An evaluation of parent's oral health beliefs and behaviors and education was provided during nutrition program visits for high risk families. This simple education intervention positively impacted parent's oral health behaviors which could ultimately impact oral health outcomes of vulnerable populations.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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