Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 3

Periodontal Health Awareness Among the Patients Visiting the Dental OPD

Gul Hina, Nayha Avais, Batool S Vazir and Sabeen Masood*

Department of Dentistry, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Sabeen Masood, Department of Dentistry, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine, Pakistan.

Received: January 09, 2020; Published: February 13, 2020

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Abstract

  The purpose of the study was to evaluate the awareness of periodontal health among the patients visiting dental OPDs of Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine Karachi. This survey was conducted from September,2019 to November,2019. A descriptive cross-sectional survey was conducted on 100 patients. A structured questionnaire was administered through convenience sampling to patients. The results of the questionnaire were calculated and analyzed via the SPSS software version 20.

Keywords: Oral Health; Oral Hygiene; Periodontal Health

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Citation

Citation: Sabeen Masood., et al. “Periodontal Health Awareness Among the Patients Visiting the Dental OPD”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.3 (2020): 01-03.



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