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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

IMPACT FACTOR (RJIF): 8.4

Vol. 6, Issue 8, Part D (2020)

Evaluation and perspective towards endodontic treatment among patients visiting to a private dental college in Hazaribagh

Evaluation and perspective towards endodontic treatment among patients visiting to a private dental college in Hazaribagh

Author(s)
Dr. Shrishtee Priya, Dr. Dhananjay Rathod, Dr. Shubhajit Hazra and Dr. Lalit Pathak
Abstract
Background: Root canal treatment is one of the most apprehensive procedures in dentistry. Various factors are responsible treatment choice of a patient. The present study was conducted with the aim to explore knowledge, attitude towards endodontic treatment among patients visiting to a private dental college.
Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional, questionnaire, exploratory study with random sampling was used. An informed consent was taken from the patient included in the survey. The interview was conducted in 2 months. 235 patients were included in the survey.
Results: Majority of study participants {128 (58%)} thought Root canal treatment to be filling of teeth which includes 92 (68%) of study participants which did not undergo root Canal Treatment. Among all study participants 76 (56%) of patients who had not undergone Root canal treatment thought that root canal treatment is painful while 71(71%) of study participants of patients who had undergone root canal treatment thinks that root canal treatment is not painful.
Treatment: Among all study participants 76 (56%) of patients who had not undergone root canal treatment thought that the procedure is painful while 71(71%) of study participants of patients who had undergone root canal treatment thought that root canal treatment is not painful.
Conclusion: From above it is concluded that better knowledge, positive attitude and good practice regarding endodontic treatment was present in study subject who had the history of endodontic treatment.
Pages: 231-234  |  543 Views  74 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shrishtee Priya, Dr. Dhananjay Rathod, Dr. Shubhajit Hazra, Dr. Lalit Pathak. Evaluation and perspective towards endodontic treatment among patients visiting to a private dental college in Hazaribagh. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(8):231-234.
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