Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-TE-00002280
Title: Awareness on dental tattoos among South Indian population
Category: Toxicity evaluation
Section: Research Article
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    Background: Dental tattoos are the tattoos that are carved on the tooth structure, more precisely the crown by the dental professionals. It is becoming the new fad among the young population, and hence, its knowledge of pros and cons is essential for the people. It has its own advantages and disadvantages and is attaining popularity day by day. Objective: The objective of this study is to create an awareness on dental tattoos among South Indian population. Materials and Methods: The survey was conducted among the South Indian population of various age groups. The survey was conducted to check the knowledge on dental tattoos. The questionnaire was prepared and sent to the participants through the online link of survey planet, and the results were statistically analyzed. Results: The survey is aimed at creating awareness on dental tattoos among the participants. The dental tattoos have several advantages such as it is a completely painless procedure, and unlike any other dental treatments, the patient willingly goes to the dentists’ office and takes up the dental tattoos. Further, it does cause any damage to the tooth, and the tooth structures provided the oral hygiene is properly maintained by the person having dental tattoos. It also has its own disadvantages such as losing the entire crown and enamel of the tooth because of the poor maintenance of oral hygiene. Thus, the pros and cons of dental tattoos is made clear and through the survey, thereby creating awareness. Conclusion: Dental tattoo is becoming prevalent, and hence, an updated knowledge is useful. Hence, this survey has created awareness on dental tattoos among the South Indian population through the extensive questionnaire based on the positive and negative aspects of dental tattoos.

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    B. Sadhvi 1 , R. Gayathri 2 *, V. Vishnu Priya2

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    1 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: R. Gayathri, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, 160, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    B. Sadhvi 1 , R. Gayathri 2 *, V. Vishnu Priya2

    Title:Awareness on dental tattoos among South Indian population
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (June)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (903-906)
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    Methodology:Survey,Awareness
    Research Materials:Dental tattoos

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Awareness Crown Culture Dental tattoos Survey

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