the delay factor. Has thinking been given to exploring not only what is understood in the office, but what is understood once the patient returns home?
Mazor said that one of the reasons print materials are valuable is because one can take them and review them later. Patients want materials to take home. This underscores the fact that attention must be paid to print material. In the study of oral health literacy, there are measures of cognitive function as well as memory.
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