Dental caries, popularly known as tooth decay, is the most prevalent chronic disease
among children worldwide. The overall aim of this study was to understand how best to
develop dental caries behavioural prevention strategies for children in Qatari primary schools
by examining the evidence underpinning behavioural strategies with the use of a case study
approach. The study sought to illuminate contextual factors that are deeply embedded in the
spheres of the primary school and home environment and their interplay with the existing oral
hygiene programme…more