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Periodontal Awareness in different Health Care Professionals: a questionnaire survey

*, Swati Pralhad and Thomas , Betsy S (2011) Periodontal Awareness in different Health Care Professionals: a questionnaire survey. Journal of Education and Ethics in Dentistry, 1 (2). pp. 64-67.

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Abstract

Aim: To assess the awareness of oral hygiene, periodontal disease and availability of treatment techniques among medical professionals. Materials and Methods: One hundred and fifty medical professionals were interviewed through a questionnaire. Those interviewed included an equal number of medical interns, postgraduates, and consultants. Results and conclusion: A positive attitude towards dental and periodontal check and the treatment needs was observed among those questioned. The difference was statistically significant among the groups. However, inputs from this survey can be used to organize periodontal health programs and for planning of joint ventures

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awareness; health care professionals; periodontal health
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2012 06:18
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2012 06:18
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/77633

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