Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 1

Teledentistry: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in North India

Ankita Gupta1*, Anshul2, Ankita Chandak3 and Pankhuri Priya4

1Post graduate, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Institute of Dental Sciences, Bareilly, U.P, India
2Professor, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Institute of Dental Sciences. Bareilly, U.P, India
3Senior Lecturer, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Dr Hegdewar Smruti Rugna Seva Mandals Dental College and Hospital, Hingoli, Maharashtra, India
4Post graduate, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Institute of Dental Sciences, Bareilly, U.P, India

*Corresponding Author: Ankita Gupta, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Institution of Dental Science, Barilly, UP, India.

Received: November 18, 2022; Published: December 02, 2022

Abstract

The present study was aimed at assessing the knowledge, attitude and dental practises of teledentistry in north india. Material methods: In the present cross-sectional study consist of electronic questionnaire survey, distributed amongst the dentists (BDS and MDS). The study's design was divided into two sections, the first contains information about age, gender, educational institution and qualification, and the second section contains closed-ended questionnaires. Statistical analysis was performed using SPSS- 22. ANNOVA test as used to assess the effect of independent variables over dependent variables. P value of ≤ 0.05 was taken as statistically significant. Results: The information was gathered and submitted using google form. A total of 160 dentist (BDS and MDS) participated in the survey. More than 80% of the participants showed decent response regarding there knowledge and attitude towards teledentistry and think that teledentistry can improvise the clinical care and can reduce the clinical time and is cost effective. They also responded well regarding practice with teledentistry while few (≤50%) also disseminated their concern about patient’s privacy. Conclusion: The questionnaire revealed that in a state of crisis caused by pandemic and also to improvise the improvise the dental care system, teledentistry is a boon to the population, and dentists are putting forth their best efforts to adopt teledentistry to serve the population.

Keywords:Teledentistry; Attitude; Knowledge; Practice; North India

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Citation

Citation: Gupta., et al. “Teledentistry: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in North India".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.1 (2023): 122-128.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Ankita Gupta., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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