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International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2019, Vol. 5 Issue 3, Part E

Knowledge of periodontal disease among various health care professionals

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Uma Sudhakar, R Vishnupriya and V Varsha
ABSTRACT:The aim of the study is to evaluate the knowledge, attitude towards the periodontal disease and its prevention among health care professionals. It is a cross sectional study. Around 150 subjects from nursing, physiotherapy and allied health science groups are selected for the study. The subjects are asked to answer 25 multiple choice question. Comparative graphs are made and discussed among the three groups of subjects for each question. These graphs help in evaluating the knowledge of periodontal disease in between the three groups. Various steps to be taken to improve the knowledge of the health care professionals regarding the periodontal disease and its prevention This study shows a overall deficit in the knowledge about periodontal diseases among the health care professionals. The classes regarding the periodontal disease are required for the health care professionals for a better health education to the public and prevention of the periodontal disease.
Pages: 284-292  |  280 Views  16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Uma Sudhakar, R Vishnupriya, V Varsha. Knowledge of periodontal disease among various health care professionals. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(3):284-292.
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