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School-Based Preventive Dental Program in Rural Communities of the Republic of Armenia.
Abstract Objectives: This paper describes a school-based preventive dental program implemented in 14 rural schools within nine villages of Armenia. As part of the program, school-based toothbrushing stations (called Brushadromes) were installed in the participating schools. The intervention included school-based supervised toothbrushing with fluoride toothpaste and oral hygiene education. Methods: The study evaluates the prevalence […]Armenia
Study urges lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women
PanARMENIAN.Net – Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the IQs of their male children by a few points, according to a Canadian study that suggests a serious drawback to a long-established public health intervention, Reuters reports. The study in JAMA Pediatrics […]Armenia
Salt Fluoridation to Prevent Dental Caries in Armenia
Master of Public Health Integrating Experience Project Utilizing Community Service Grant Proposal Framework Hayk Kanchinyan, MD, MPH Candidate College of Health Sciences American University of Armenia Advisor: Robert Bagramian, DDS, MPH DrPH Reader: Byron Crape, PHD, MSPH Excerpt Salt fluoridation As previously described, delivery of fluoride to a population to prevent development of dental caries […]Armenia Salt