Author(s): G. Nithya Karpagam, Mahesh, Shanmugavel

Email(s): gknithya29@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00179.7   

Address: G. Nithya Karpagam1, Dr. Mahesh2, Dr. Shanmugavel2
1BDS I Year, Saveetha Dental College, 162, P.H. Road, Chennai, Tamilnadu 600077
2Saveetha Dental College, 162, P.H.Road, Chennai, Tamilnadu 600077.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 7,     Year - 2016


ABSTRACT:
Aim: To study about patients needs and expectations on dental treatment. Objective: The objective of this study was to analyse the patients needs and expectations on dental treatment. So that it can improve the quality of treatment rendered to the patient, satisfy their expectation level. Background: The needs and expectations of the patient on dental treatment are essential for effective treatment by the dentists, which in turn benefits the patient. The study was done by doing a survey by asking the patient needs and expectations on dental treatment in the form of questionnaire. An important role of the questionnaire is to give quality and good treatment by patient satisfaction which may be influenced by patient expectations. By these comprehensive service can be offered and patients expectations about dentists, clinic and the treatment are satisfied. Result: The study was planned to improve the quality of treatment and to identify the patient expectations levels which would help the clinician in better practice. And from the survey it was proved that patients have high expectations on dental treatment. Conclusion: From the study it was concluded that patients have high expectations on dental treatment. And most of the patients were satisfied with the treatment done in Saveetha dental college.


Cite this article:
G. Nithya Karpagam, Mahesh, Shanmugavel. Patients Needs and Expectations on Dental Treatment. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2016; 9(7):933-936. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00179.7


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