Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Other-00002415
Title: Analysis of knowledge, attitude, and perception about oral health, hygiene, and adversities of missing tooth among Indian students
Category: Others ( DIT Related Science )
Section: Research Article
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    Objective: The objective of the study was to assess and compare the knowledge about oral health, hygiene, and adversities of missing tooth among Indian students. Subjects and Methods: A cross‑sectional survey was conducted among 400 medical and dental undergraduate students in South India, using a questionnaire. Results: The study indicates that the knowledge, attitude, and perception about oral hygiene and missing teeth were inadequate among Indian students. Conclusion: Students require oral health education to improve their oral hygiene practices and knowledge.

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    M. Sowmiya1 , Subham Agarwal 1 , Jacob Mathew Philip2 *, Helen Mary Abraham1 , C. J. Venkatakrishnan1 , Chitra R. Chandran3

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    1 Department of Prosthodontics, Tagore Dental College, Rathinamangalam, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Prosthodontics, Tagore Dental College, Near Vandalur, Melakkottaiyur, Rathinamangalam, Tamil Nadu, India,

    3 Department of Periodontics, Tagore Dental College, Rathinamangalam, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Jacob Mathew Philip, Department of Dental Sciences, BIHER, Bharath University, 173, New Agaram Road, Selaiyur, Chennai – 600 073, Tamil Nadu, India

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    Author:

    M. Sowmiya1 , Subham Agarwal 1 , Jacob Mathew Philip2 *, Helen Mary Abraham1 , C. J. Venkatakrishnan1 , Chitra R. Chandran3

    Title:Analysis of knowledge, attitude, and perception about oral health, hygiene, and adversities of missing tooth among Indian students
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (August)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (1490-1492)
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    Methodology:A cross‑sectional survey
    Research Materials:Oral hygiene

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Missing Tooth Oral health Oral hygiene

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