Aim. The study was carried out to assess (or scrutinize) the knowledge regarding child’s oral health among the caregivers and to uplift their awareness regarding the same , through education sessions .
Material and methods : A questionnaire based survey was conducted among 100 caregivers. A pre-education questionnaire survey was conducted to evaluate initial knowledge , followed by education session, thereafter a post education questionnaire survey was conducted to assess the knowledge and awareness acquired through the session.
Results : The difference in percentage of caregivers answering the questionnaire correctly before and after the education session was significant implying considerable gain in knowledge and awareness about children’s oral health.
Discussion: In our study, care-givers showed some degree of knowledge about child’s oral health before the education session , but increase in awareness as implied in post-education sessions points to the importance of educating the mothers in preventing the childhood caries and maintaining good oral health.