Background:Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold produced by liquid nitrogen ( or argon gas ) to destroy the abnormal tissue. Its use is increasing in oral cavity. The oral mucosa, because of its characteristics of humidity and smoothness , is an ideal site for its technique. It shows a very good aesthetic result and it may be either the first choice or an alternative option to conventional surgery.
Aim:To create awareness and to evaluate the knowledge and attitude on cryosurgery among dental students.
Materials and methods: The questionnaire was distributed to 100 dental students regarding their knowledge on cryosurgery. The responses were recorded and analysed.
Results:Knowledge,attitude among Dental students regarding cryosurgery is inadequate.Majority of students have good knowledge on material used for cryosurgery.Most of the students also aware that cryosurgery in a painless treatment.
Cite this article:
Harini. K, Dhanraj. M, Anandhi. T. Knowledge and Attitude among Dental Students Regarding Cryosurgery. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2017; 10(12): 4321-4322. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00791.0
Harini. K, Dhanraj. M, Anandhi. T. Knowledge and Attitude among Dental Students Regarding Cryosurgery. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2017; 10(12): 4321-4322. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00791.0 Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2017-10-12-42