Romanian Journal of Medical and Dental Education Volum 8 Issue 4, 2019 ASSESSING THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES ABOUT ORAL HEALTH BEHAVIORS OF PRESCHOOLERS

ASSESSING THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES ABOUT ORAL HEALTH BEHAVIORS OF PRESCHOOLERS

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Catalina Iulia Saveanu, Daniela Anistoroaei*, Loredana Golovcencu*, Alexandra Ecaterina Săveanu

ABSTRACT

Assessing the level of knowledge and attitudes about sanogenic behaviors of preschoolers is a predictive factor in assessing the level of knowledge and orientation of health education lessons. Aim:The purpose of the study was to analyze the level of knowledge and attitudes among preschoolers in Iasi before and after applying educational messages. Material and method: The group included 82 preschoolers, to whom 22 questions were applied using the questionnaire method before and after the health education lessons. Data processing was performed with SPSS14Windows with p <0.05%. Results and discussion: Subjects with an average age of 4.38 years (± 0.826) have multiple knowledge, and after applying audio-visual information methods, the final percentages of the analysis have increased the results being statistically significant p≤0.05. Conclusions: Within the limits of this study, we can conclude that oral health education is an easy way to approach and with remarkable results.

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