Knowledge, attitudes and practices of student nurses regarding oral health at a university in the Western Cape
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Oral health is one of the most important factors in the general well-being of individuals and their quality of life. Nurses are important role players in health promotion and student nurses have a significant role in oral care promotion. Student nurses should be equipped with knowledge and skills to take care of their own oral health and promote oral health in the communities. The aim of this study was to determine student nurses’ knowledge, attitude towards their own oral care and patient’s oral care, and student nurses’ practices regarding oral health.