A multi-method approach for designing an effective family-based oral health intervention to prevent early childhood dental caries in southern Brazil
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Analyze multi-method results and apply them to inform the design of an oral health intervention. Describe how theory can be used to develop wellness curriculum and audio-visual materials. Describe the kind of oral health messages and intervention strategies that are more effective for families with young children.
Keyword(s): Oral Health, Interventions
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am DDS, MPH and have 8-year experience with Oral Health research and also have experience working with public oral health services and community oral health education. This work is part of my PhD Dissertation and the intervention was designed in collaboration with a research group in the United Stated with 25-year experience in the planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion interventions.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.