Patients Proclivity towards the Dental College Attached to Hospital or Private Dental Clinic
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Survey Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017

Patients Proclivity towards the Dental College Attached to Hospital or Private Dental Clinic

Harshada Zagade, Karuna Pawashe, Shivsagar Tewary, Pronob Kumar Sanyal

Statement of problem Dental complaints made by patients may cause a great deal of anxiety and stress among dental care providers. Dissatisfaction and complaints may result in patients changing their dentist, which might have ramification in terms of the family and friends perception of the dental practice. Thus, a study was conducted to analyse the preference for dental treatment in Karad (Maharashtra, India) population and also reasons for not preferring Dental Hospital attached to Dental College. Materials and methods Cross sectional study was conducted among patients in dental OPDs of various public hospitals. The data was collected from patients using a questionnaire. The surveyed patient comprised of 550 patients. Results Among them, 169 (53.1 %) patients usually do routine check-up while 60 (18.9 %) patients said no for routine check up and 89 (28 %) didnt reply to questions. 118 (37.1 %) patients gave preference to Dental Hospital attached to Dental College and 108 (34 %) gave preference to Private Dental Clinic/ Hospital. Only 5 (1.6 %) gave preference to Rural Dental Clinic/ Hospitals. Conclusion 118 (37.1 %) patients gave preference to Dental Hospital attached to Dental College and 108 (34 %) gave preference to Private Dental Clinic/ Hospital. Only 5 (1.6 %) gave preference to Rural Dental Clinic/ Hospitals

Keywords: Patient proclivity, Dental College, Private dental clinic, Rural dental clinic

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017

Pages: 411 - 415

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Harshada Zagade, Karuna Pawashe, Shivsagar Tewary, Pronob Kumar Sanyal, "Patients Proclivity towards the Dental College Attached to Hospital or Private Dental Clinic", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20177117, Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017, 411 - 415

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