Shows that students in the Bristol Dental School understood the links between HPV and oropharyngeal carcinoma and its vaccination process.
Shows that students demonstrated that they believe oral healthcare practitioners have a role to play in health promotion regarding oral and oropharyngeal cancer but desired more teaching on the topic.
Shows that students felt unprepared to discuss the disease and associated risk factors with patients but further clarification as to why is needed.
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Rakhra, D., Walker, T., Hall, S. et al. Human papillomavirus (HPV) and its vaccine: awareness and opinions of clinical dental students in a UK dental school. Br Dent J 225, 976–981 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.1024