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Table 2 Self-reported PMC in routine general dental practice by dentition type

From: Patient-, organization-, and system-level barriers and facilitators to preventive oral health care: a convergent mixed-methods study in primary dental care

  Primary dentition (%) Mixed dentition (%) Adult dentition (%)
Record risk 82.1 84.2 48.2
Risk-based recall intervals 71.4 73.2 62.2
Apply fluoride varnish 80.9 67.4 17.9a
Place fissure sealants 16.7a 87.0 22.5a
Demonstrate OH maintenance 86.8 90.5 70.5
Take bitewing radiographs 9.4 63.3 93.3
  1. aNo agreed guidance recommendations about best practice