oral awareness

or·al a·ware·ness

(ōr'ăl ă-wār'nĕs)
Perception of structures or conditions within one's own mouth.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

or·al a·ware·ness

(ōr'ăl ă-wār'nĕs)
Perception by someone of structures or conditions within the person's own mouth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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For her part, Saleela Majeed, general secretary for FCC Women's wing, said: "This year we take a pledge to draw the attention of parents all over Doha to the importance of oral hygiene of their kids in cooperation with Asian Medical Centre", noting that such programme would raise oral awareness among children.
This trend is a valid finding given that knowledge about oral health varies in different socioeconomic areas; a fact that was evidenced in a WHO based research that reported that developed countries exhibited a higher level of oral awareness as compared to their developing counterparts.8 The teachers in our study are from the same neighbourhood and hence belong to similar SES class as the children, so naturally they would exhibit similar behaviours and practices.
Oral awareness and oral motor proficiency in retchers.