Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004523
Title: Awareness on various retention aids used for complete dentures among dental practitioners
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
  • Abstract
  • Audio Abstract
  • Authors
  • Pdf File
  • Citation
  • My Reference
  • Methodology
  • Abstract

    Introduction: Complete dentures are removable devices that are used to replace missing teeth. There are several difficulties associated with denture retention. This survey assesses how aware current dental practitioners are, regarding these problems associated with retention of complete dentures and what kinds of retention aids are used for the same. Aim: The study aims to assess the level of awareness regarding the denture retention aids used for complete denture retention, among dental practitioners. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire was prepared and distributed to 100 dental practitioners in Saveetha Dental College. The resulting data were analyzed using statistical software, to estimate the awareness levels and further promote the use of retention aids for complete dentures. Results: Regarding factors that affect denture retention, 55% of respondents opined that undercuts reduced the quality of denture retention over reduced bone height, reduced bone width, and bony protrusions. Conclusion: There is a significant level of awareness on the various retention aids used for complete dentures among dental practitioners.

  • Abstract Audio

    No Audio file found

  • About the authors and Affiliations

    Author(s) Name:

    Saishree Anchana Rajeswaran, Dhanraj Ganapathy*, Vinay Sivasamy

    Affiliation(s) Name:

    Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Dhanraj Ganapathy, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • View Article File in pdf format.

    Article File
  • View Article Citation Here.

    0 View More
  • How to Cite my Article.

    Author:

    Saishree Anchana Rajeswaran, Dhanraj Ganapathy*, Vinay Sivasamy

    Title:Awareness on various retention aids used for complete dentures among dental practitioners
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (December [ Special Issue 2])
    Year:2019
    Page No: (61-64)
  • Experimental Methods Keywords

    Methodology: Awareness, Retention
    Research Materials:Complete dentures

Keywords

 Awareness Complete dentures Retention

Our Services

Most Downloaded List