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Research Paper | Dental Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019

Perspective Level of Dental Restorative Staff towards Occupational Hazards at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdulmajeed Mushabbab Alqahtani, Dr. Areej Hussain Alzahrani

Background: Oral liberate of compounds from biomaterials occurs, and adverse reactions may follow dental management. Particularly in allergic reaction vulnerable patients contact allergy may occur. There are reports from many different countries on contact allergy from gold/palladium alloys, components from polymer-based materials, chromium/cobalt alloys, and nickel. Notwithstanding, educational emphasis, the practical application of preparation design routinely exceeds the ideal taper and casts a different light on retention and resistance characteristics described in both laboratory and theoretical work. Objective: To Appraisal of the perspective level towards occupational hazards among restorative staff at selected dental clinic, Saudi Arabia Method: A cross-sectional survey was conducted at five dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. 30 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 200 restorative staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess the level of awareness towards occupational injury among restorative staff at the selected dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. Results: This study finding showed that awareness towards Occupational Injury among some restorative staff at dental clinics was variable. The majority (98.5 %) of the restorative staff had a high level of perspective towards occupational hazards in relation to Blood spills should be cleaned up promptly with sodium hypochlorite. On the other hand of the fixed prothodontic staff had a lowest level of awareness towards Occupational hazards in relation to Used needles can be recapped after giving an injection. Although, concerning the Intermittent Level of Awareness the lowest level was awareness towards Occupational Injury in relation to Blood spills should be cleaned up promptly with sodium hypochlorite (0.5 %).While, regarding the highest Level of Awareness towards Occupational hazards was found in the item of HCWs with non intact skin should not be involved in direct patient care until the condition resolves (11.0 %). Conclusions: The current study results revealed that there were high levels of perspective among the restorative staff toward occupational hazards within the study setting.

Keywords: Occupational Hazards, Parameters of Patients Safety & Restorative staff

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019

Pages: 171 - 175

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Dr. Abdulmajeed Mushabbab Alqahtani, Dr. Areej Hussain Alzahrani, "Perspective Level of Dental Restorative Staff towards Occupational Hazards at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20193660, Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019, 171 - 175



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