A type of STRUCTURED PROGRAMME.
A programme for either screening or the promotion of oral hygiene.
A screening programme covers a large population and uses simple tests to identify individuals requiring a dental examination and/or dental care including counselling and advice.
An oral health promotion (or education) programme is directed at groups of people in institutions, workplaces, schools etc to educate and motivate them to improve their behaviour with respect to oral health. It encompasses all preventive programmes where a defined age group receives some prophylactic or protective measure in order to reduce the levels of oral disease.
This class is also known by these names:
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