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Katharine Martinez, RDH, BS, MPH
Understanding Behavioral Theories Leads to Better Oral Health Education
Learning the theoretical frameworks of health promotion and disease prevention is an extremely important and useful tool for dental hygienists providing patient education. For health educators to deliver useful interventions to the public, we first need to be aware of the theories involved to understand how our population relates to behavior changes. According to an article by the National Institutes...