International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Dentistry | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Dentists Toward Denture Adhesives - A Questionnaire Study

Dr. Femi Mariya Benny | Dr. Suhas Rao K [2]

Abstract: Statement of problem: Dental professionals' knowledge, attitudes and practice toward denture adhesives require further investigation. Purpose: The purpose of this survey was to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practices of dentists in India toward denture adhesive. Material and methods: The questionnaire contains 20 questions regarding knowledge, attitude and practices towards denture adhesives and was supplied online. Informed consent was obtained before the survey. Data collected and statistically analysed using SPSS version 21. Results: The response rate was 48 % for dentists without speciality training (n=61) and 50% for dentists with speciality training (n = 64), with a total of 98.4%. Results of the survey showed 50% of participants agreed with the statements in the questionnaire and the rest 50 % of participants has the opinion disagree, strongly disagree and strongly agree. Statistical analysis by person correlation shows statically significant results by comparing experience with variables. Conclusion: dentists with speciality training have more knowledge, attitude and practices towards denture adhesives than those without speciality training.

Keywords: denture adhesive, dentist, speciality training, knowledge, attitude

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 1441 - 1444

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