Year : 2016 | Volume
: 6 | Issue : 1 | Page : 20--24
Knowledge, attitude, and practice toward oral health among pharmacy students in Chennai
M Youlanda Preethi, CS Suganya, R Ganesh
Department of Public Health Dentistry, Priyadarshini Dental College and Hospital, Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India
Aims: The aim of the study was to access the oral health knowledge, attitude, and practices among pharmacy students in Chennai.
Settings and Design: This was a descriptive, cross-sectional study.
Subjects and Methods: The descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted among pharmacy students in Chennai. The questionnaire was to access the knowledge and practice toward oral health.
Statistical Analysis Used: Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS).
Results: 47.8% of the participants considered regular visit to the dentist is necessary. 64.8% of the participants have been professionally taught to brush. 31.9% of the participants prefer government hospitals for their treatment.
Conclusions: There is a need for the comprehensive educational program among pharmacy students to promote oral hygiene and to impart education about oral hygiene practices.
M Youlanda Preethi
No. 5/21, 1st Street, Thendral Nagar West, Thirumullaivoyal, Chennai - 600 062, Tamil Nadu
|How to cite this article:|
Preethi M Y, Suganya C S, Ganesh R. Knowledge, attitude, and practice toward oral health among pharmacy students in Chennai.Indian J Multidiscip Dent 2016;6:20-24
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Preethi M Y, Suganya C S, Ganesh R. Knowledge, attitude, and practice toward oral health among pharmacy students in Chennai. Indian J Multidiscip Dent [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Sep 22 ];6:20-24
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