International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2019, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part A
Attitude and practices towards dental diseases among Ayurveda, homeopathy and naturopathy interns, post graduates and faculty
AUTHOR(S): John Smith J, Jithesh Jain, Ananda SR and Bhakti Jaduram Sadhu
To assess the attitude and practices of Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Naturopathy interns, postgraduates and faculty towards dental diseases.
Materials and methods: A Total of 307 subjects participated in the study, out of which 106, 101 and 100 participants were from Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Naturopathy respectively. Data was collected through a survey proforma which included personal information, 6 questions for assessing attitude and 6 questions to assess the practices on CAM towards dental diseases.
Results: Responses to all the attitude based questions were found to be statistically significant between the study groups. The attitude of Ayurvedic and Homeopathic interns towards CAM in dental diseases was more positive than the others. Responses to all the open ended practice based questions were different among the study groups.
Conclusion: Incorporation of CAM methods in dental curriculum can improve the knowledge and dentists can also advise their patients to follow CAM treatment modalities.
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How to cite this article:
John Smith J, Jithesh Jain, Ananda SR, Bhakti Jaduram Sadhu. Attitude and practices towards dental diseases among Ayurveda, homeopathy and naturopathy interns, post graduates and faculty. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(2):37-44.