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Table 3 Respondents' attitudes towards the prevention of oral diseases

From: Knowledge, attitude and practices of pediatricians regarding the prevention of oral diseases in Italy

  % Agree % Uncertain % Disagree
Oral hygiene is important in preventing dental caries 98.8 1 0.2
Pediatrician should provide an oral cavity health examination 96.6 3 0.4
Pediatrician has an important role in the prevention of oral diseases 94.8 5 0.2
Dental caries may be prevented 95 5 -
Routine dental visit is important in preventing oral diseases 88.7 8.1 3.2
Fluoride supplement is important in preventing dental caries 85 13.2 1.2
Gingivitis may be prevented 71.4 27.4 1.2
Malocclusion may be prevented 55.2 36.5 8.3