Oral Hygiene Research Proposal

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The main objective is to critique the journal research article “Evidence-Based Prevention: A Comparison of Oral Hygiene Advice Given by Dental Care and Professional Students.” Dentist and dental professionals, such as a dental hygienist or dental assistant, give oral hygiene advice to patients. This study aimed specifically at student dentists and dental care professionals and examined the oral hygiene advice they gave to their patients. An important factor that is mentioned is that the oral hygiene advice has to adhere to evidence-bases recommendations by the Department of Health and the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. Critiquing the compliance and adherence, this paper will observe critical elements such as: problem statement, hypothesis, independent and dependent variables, sample and population, research design, measurement, and data collection process. Problem Statement When discussing tooth brushing with fluoride toothpaste, the Western society has made it an essential part of oral hygiene health. Unfortunately, the very broad techniques of brushing and different types of toothbrushes create a confusing trend. An example is when a person walks into the store looking for a toothbrush and toothpaste for teeth whitening. Almost, if not all, labels in boxes of toothpaste promote stain removal…show more content…
This particular research had ethical approval from the Cardiff University Ethics Committee. The research says, “The study protocol incorporating the survey questionnaire satisfied all ethical requirements relating to the use of human subjects; formal ethical approval was obtained from the Cardiff University Ethics Committee.” According to Cardiff University Ethics Committee, it’s their job to protect the safety of research subjects while at the same time providing the highest academic standards. The ethical research conducted satisfies the Ethical

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