Educational or Curriculum – School Wide Activity

Initiative Description: The intervention had three elements: inclusion of health topics by teachers in regular classroom activities; health education delivered by the university team to reinforce key educational concepts; and in-school tooth brushing to develop healthy practices.

Study Results: Improved toothbrushing habits, improved oral health (less ‘bad breath’, pain and absences for emergency dental treatment); more comprehensive health knowledge.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good