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

Research Article Volume 8 Issue 1

Dental Students' Awareness, Knowledge, and Attitudes Regarding Dentin Hypersensitivity

Mansi Wele1, Seema Bukhari2 and Mansi Sinha1

1BDS student, MRDC, MRIIRS, Faridabad, Haryana, India
2Senior Lecturer, Department of Conservative and Endodontics, MRDC, MRIIRS, Faridabad, Haryana, India

*Corresponding Author: Seema Bukhari, Senior Lecturer, Department of Conservative and Endodontics, MRDC, MRIIRS, Faridabad, Haryana, India.

Received: September 21, 2023; Published: December 02, 2023

Abstract

To evaluate each Dental student's understanding of dentin hypersensitivity throughout their academic career. We polled 230 students in north India using an online survey form. Twenty questions about the dental students' understanding of dentin hypersensitivity were included in an online survey form, which was used to collect the replies. Out of 230 participants, out of which 62.2% were Females and 37.8% were Males, dental college students between the ages of 20 and 25 made up the majority of the respondents.44.8% of respondents brush twice a day, compared to 53% who brush once. Only 70.4% of respondents said they regularly eat or drink acidic food or beverages like cold drinks. Dentin hypersensitivity is known to 156 students, 100 of them learned about it through sources other than the internet, their family, friends, the news, and television. 65.7% of survey participants reported having sensitive teeth. According to the students, dentin hypersensitivity is caused by improper brushing, acidic beverages, and poor oral care. 130 students consider it to be a serious issue. And 27% use over-the-counter medications to address hypersensitivity, with a dentist being the last resort.

Keywords:Dentin Hypersensitivity; Survey; Medications

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Citation

Citation: Seema Bukhari., et al. “Dental Students' Awareness, Knowledge, and Attitudes Regarding Dentin Hypersensitivity".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 8.1 (2024): 02-05.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Seema Bukhari., 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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