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Survey Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017
Knowledge and Material of Choice for Pedodontic Restoration by Undergraduate - A Questionnaire Survey
Aishwariya.P.S  | M. Mohamed Jubair Hashir
Abstract: BACKGROUND Restoration of decayed primary teeth is important and significant for proper maintenance of child health and also for development of permanent teeth. Composite, glass ionomer, amalgam, compomer, resin modified glass ionomer cement, stainless steel crown are materials preferred for restoration. It is important for undergraduate to have knowledge about materials and its uses which makes durability of restoration longer. AIM The aim of the study is to assess the knowledge and material used by undergraduate for pedodontic restoration. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire was designed to obtain information about knowledge, materials of choice by dental students for pedodontic restoration. A questionnaire of 10 question based on different materials is issued to dental students. The sample (n=100) comprised of 30 third year student, 30 final year student and 40 intern. The obtained data were extracted, tabulated and interpreted.
Keywords: knowledge, restorative material,
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,
Pages: 1337 - 1340