Dr. Hamoud Hassan Al Shari, Asim Abdulrahman M. Al_Qarni, Dr. Raed Abdullah Alshahrani
Abstract: Currently, dental problems, trauma, and congenital defects can result in both soft tissue and hard tissue defects that can present with aesthetic problems. The management of these problems may be limited to prevention or surgical management which can result in significant morbidity especially if a second surgical site for grafting is utilized. There are a variety of techniques and materials that allow the clinician to manage these problems. Oral surgery is any procedure that involves cutting into or removing tissue from your mouth. It includes procedures like removing a tooth, gum surgery, and getting dental implants. Oral surgery also includes getting rid of diseased tissue from the mouth, correcting jaw problems, or repairing a cleft lip or palate. Furthermore, there are many different types of oral surgery dealing with the various components of the oral cavity and jaw structure. When a patient needs oral surgery, he will visit with an oral surgeon to discuss his options. Some of the different types of oral surgery include the removal of impacted teeth, extraction of teeth, root canals, and surgeries for jaw related problems. Leading up to surgery, the oral surgeon will thoroughly review the procedure and requirements for a successful surgery. This will include taking x-rays and reminding the patient of some surgery basics. Directions can also include not eating or drinking anything for a specified time period proceeding surgery and making sure a ride is available, should the patient be having a surgery that requires anesthesia. Methods: A descriptive research design was utilized in the current research. A total of 100 Dental Staff at selected operative clinics was given a structured questionnaire On June, 2017. Their reply reflects that there was a high level of the studied toward Dental Operative techniques at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia. Further data were collected based on selected cases to investigate the success and survival of post. In which Dates of interventions like restorations, repairs, replacements and extractions were recorded. Additionally, general information about patients and dentitions as well as periodontal status was recorded. Success was analyzed using Kaplan-Meier statistics and a multivariate Cox regression analysis was performed to assess variables influencing success and survival. According to the Cox regression, increasing maximum pocket depth of the tooth resulted in a higher risk for failure (p=0.012). Descriptive statistics like percentage was used to describe the findings using SPSS 20. Results: The current research study aim was to assess the staff perspective toward Dental Operative techniques at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia, which was found to be (86.2%). Cox regression analysis was performed to assess variables influencing success and survival. A higher risk for failure, the collected findings showed significant differences (p=0.03). Conclusions: Concerning the Dental Staff perspective toward Dental Operative techniques at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia, the data findings showed that; there was a Approximately high level of perspective for Dental Staff about the Management of Such cases within the selected setting.
Keywords: Perception, Periodontal Status, Dental Operative techniques