Author(s): Shabeenataj. S, Lynson Jay Nallathambi

Email(s): shabeenataj2592@gmail.com , lynson.nallathambi@hotmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00269.9   

Address: Dr. Shabeenataj. S, Dr. Lynson Jay Nallathambi
Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
*Corresponding Author

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


ABSTRACT:
The study consisted of a questionnaire to determine the knowledge and utilization levels of sealants by undergraduate. Sealants are highly effective in preventing dental caries in the pits and fissures of teeth. A cross-sectional survey was conducted among students in Saveetha dental college. A self-administered structured questionnaire consisting of 10 items was used to assess their knowledge and practice regarding dental sealants The results suggest that dental practitioners had sufficient knowledge about dental sealants. They also acknowledge the importance of use of dental sealants and practice of dental sealants in clinics was found adequate.


Cite this article:
Shabeenataj. S, Lynson Jay Nallathambi. Knowledge and Practice of Pit and Fissure Sealants among dentists in Chennai. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(9):1397-1399. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00269.9


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