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Parent perceptions of dental care providers’ role in human papillomavirus prevention and vaccine advocacy (August 2020 Article 1)
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JADA August 2020

Background. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection and is responsible for most anogenital and oropharyngeal cancers. Dental care providers can be advocates for vaccine uptake, yet little is known about patients’ perceptions of the role of dental care providers in HPV education and prevention.

Key Words. Human papillomavirus; patient education; public health/community dentistry; professional role; preventive dentistry.

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