Author(s): Amina Mehrin Bano, G. Kaarthikeyan

Email(s): aminabano59@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00134.7   

Address: Amina Mehrin Bano1, Dr. G. Kaarthikeyan2
1I BDS, Department of Fundamental of Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 77
2Reader, Department of Periodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 77
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2016


ABSTRACT:
Aim: To assess the knowledge of oral hygiene measures known by undergraduate dental students in various colleges in Chennai. Objective: This study is done to assess the knowledge and the extent of execution of various oral hygiene measures knowledge known to undergraduate dental students. Background for the study: There are various oral hygiene measures available for the proper maintenance of oral hygiene, such as different brushing techniques for different types of oral ailments , dental floss and various oral mouthwashes , teeth whitening strips and fluoride containing toothpaste .this study checks the extent of oral hygiene measure known by undergraduate students .it also assess the extent to which they Are executed by them together with the extent to which they spread their knowledge among the general populace . Reason for the study: The intent of this study is to assess the amount and extent of oral hygiene measures known by undergraduate students and the level of its execution and the extent to which they recommend it to other for betterment of oral hygiene.


Cite this article:
Amina Mehrin Bano, G. Kaarthikeyan. The Knowledge and the Extent of Execution of Oral Hygiene in Undergraduate Dental Students. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2016; 9(6): 711-715 . doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00134.7


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