Impact of verbal, braille text, and tactile oral hygiene awareness instructions on oral health status of visually impaired children

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P Brahmanna Chowdary; K S Uloopi; C Vinay; V Veerabhadra Rao; Chandrasekhar Rayala;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (issn: 0970-4388, eissn: 1998-3905)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0970-4388.175510
  • Subject: Braille text | gingivitis | oral hygiene | plaque | tactile perception | verbal instructions | visually impaired children | Dentistry | RK1-715

Background: Visually impaired children face limitations in interacting with the environment, as they cannot see the facial expression of parents, teachers and cannot perceive social behavior. These children are challenged every day in learning basic life skills and main... View more
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