Author(s): Subashri. A, T. N. Uma Maheshwari

Email(s): subashrikhabiya@gmail.com , umasamsi@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00375.9   

Address: Subashri. A1, Dr. T. N. Uma Maheshwari2
1I BDS student, Behavioral Science Department, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai - 600 077.
2Professor, Oral Medicine Department, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 600077
Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 11,     Year - 2016


ABSTRACT:
Aim: the aim of the present study is to evaluate oral self-care practices and knowledge among dental students. Objective: brushing methods, oral hygiene aids and use of dental floss by students will be evaluated.background: it is essential to practice good oral hygiene practices in order to maintain optimum oral health. Materials and methods:the cross-sectional survey was conducted among undergraduate students. A self-administered questionnaire that elicits information on demography, frequency of tooth brushing, type of tooth brush, use of dental floss and previous visit to the dentist was issued to the students and collected. A descriptive statistics was performed to evaluate the oral hygiene practice. Conclusion: this study will help us to assess the oral hygiene practice .if essential oral health education and promotive programmed need to be conducted to improve oral hygiene practices and health among young adults.


Cite this article:
Subashri. A, T. N. Uma Maheshwari. Knowledge and Attitude of Oral Hygiene Practice among Dental Students. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(11): 1840-1842 doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00375.9


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