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Oral hygiene and periodontal status of 12 and 15-year-old Greek adolescents. A national pathfinder survey.

Authors
  • Vadiakas, G1
  • Oulis, C J
  • Tsinidou, K
  • Mamai-Homata, E
  • Polychronopoulou, A
  • 1 Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece. [email protected] , (Greece)
Type
Published Article
Journal
European archives of paediatric dentistry : official journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2012
Volume
13
Issue
1
Pages
11–20
Identifiers
PMID: 22293100
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The study demonstrated that oral hygiene conditions among Greek children and adolescents are not satisfactory and that the occurrence of gingivitis is high. More efforts on oral health education and oral hygiene instruction are needed to improve their periodontal and oral hygiene status.

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