Knowledge of Dental Health and Oral Hygiene Practices of Taiwanese Visually Impaired and Sighted Students

Chien Huey Sophie Chang*, Yeng Hung Shih

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Abstract

This study investigated the dental health knowledge and oral hygiene practices of 95 students with visual impairments and 286 sighted students in Taiwan. It found that the students with visual impairments were less knowledgeable about dental health and less frequently completed oral hygiene practices than did the sighted students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-303
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Volume98
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 May

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation

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