Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P'Col-00005395
Title: Knowledge, attitude, and awareness of edentulous patients in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chennai, South India
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Aim: This study is done to evaluate the awareness and attitude; each patient has toward dental prosthesis for implant rehabilitation of missing teeth. Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude, and awareness of edentulous patients in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chennai, India. Background/Reason: There is a widespread presence of edentulousness in patient reporting to Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals. These patients being poorly informed about the treatment plans available for rehabilitation of missing teeth lead toward this study and their chief complaint does not require replacements. Knowing their awareness helps us in planning and formulating short dental awareness module to the patient. The evaluation is done by compiling a questionnaire which was distributed to patients reporting to Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals.

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    Sivesh Sangar1 *, R. Subhashree2

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

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

    *Corresponding author: Sivesh Sangar, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Sivesh Sangar1 *, R. Subhashree2

    Title:Knowledge, attitude, and awareness of edentulous patients in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chennai, South India
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (November [ Special Issue 1])
    Year:2019
    Page No: (195-199)
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    Methodology:Attitude, Awareness
    Research Materials:edentulous patients

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Attitude Awareness Missing teeth Rehabilitation

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