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Research Paper | Dentistry | Jordan | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023
Knowledge, Awareness, and Attitude toward Dental Implants among Patients Attending a Comprehensive Medical Care Center in Jordan
Yara Nueirat | Hamza Alkhawaldeh 
Abstract: This study was conducted to assess the knowledge, Awareness, and Attitude toward Dental Implants in a randomly selected group of Jordanian patients and compare it with findings from other studies.350 questionnaires were distributed between December 2022 to February 2023 to patients attending a primary health care center in Amman, Jordan. The final sample includes 280 respondents. Respondents' ages ranged from 18 to 74 years. The majority (85%) of respondents agree that it is necessary to replace missing teeth. (71.4%) of respondents chose implant as the best option for replacing a missing tooth. The primary source of participants' information about the dental implant is the Internet (36.4%). Most participants (70.7%) thought that placing a dental implant is an invasive procedure. (39.3%) of participants indicated that dental implant needs More care than natural teeth. (30.7%) of respondents had no idea about the life span of dental implants. (55%) reported that the cost is the main barrier against dental implant treatment. The majority (77%) wanted to get more information about dental implants. There is a lack of knowledge regarding certain aspects of dental implant therapy among the participants. It is strongly recommended that dentists educate their patients about dental implants and clarify the procedure.
Keywords: Dental implant, Awareness, knowledge, Jordan
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,
Pages: 466 - 469