Associations between a history of sexual abuse and dental anxiety, caries experience and oral hygiene status among adolescents in sub-urban South West Nigeria

Abstract Introduction Sexual and oral health are important areas of focus for adolescent wellbeing. We assessed for the prevalence of sexual abuse among adolescents, oral health factors associated with this history, and investigated whether sexual abuse was a risk indicator for dental anxiety, carie...

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Main Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Nourhan M. Aly, Abiola Adetokunbo Adeniyi, Elizabeth Oziegbe, Olaniyi Arowolo, Michael Alade, Boladale Mapayi, Nneka Maureen Chukwumah, Olakunle Oginni, Nadia A. Sam-Agudu
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-04-01
Series:BMC Oral Health
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