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PubMed | New Horizon Dental College and New Horizon Dental College Sakri
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR | Year: 2015

The study was done to determine the quantity of orthodontics and the type of appliance used for orthodontic treatment by general dentist.A total of 410 dentists completely participated in the study. The study included questions to know the positive effects of orthodontic treatment done by general dentists and their opinions and qualities regarding the provision of treatment.Statistical analysis was done using SPSS version of 16.0 was used at p 0.05.One forty six (35.6%) dentists answered that they practice orthodontic treatment to their patients, of which most were providing removable appliances (39.5%). There was a significant difference between the groups toward the benefits of orthodontic treatment according to experience of service and locality. General dentist were providing this treatment mainly in the mixed dentition period i.e. 96(65.8%). Most of the participants gave positive response regarding expansion of their syllabus related to orthodontics.A significant difference in response to the benefits of the treatment were seen according to experience and are of practice and most of the participants showed positive response increasing their courses in orthodontics at undergraduate level.


PubMed | New Horizon Dental College and New Horizon Dental College Sakri
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR | Year: 2015

This study was conducted to assess the ability of oral & maxillofacial surgeons regarding basic life resuscitation in case of medical emergencies.This cross-sectional study was conducted among oral & maxillofacial surgeons through a mailed questionnaire. The sample size was finalized to 152 including 108 - males and 44 - females with mean age of the subjects as 30.65 y. The Statistical software namely SPSS version 16.0 was used for data analysis.The students t-test, ANOVA test and post-hoc test were used as tests of significance for statistical evaluation at p 0.05.The study revealed that most of the participants were aware about the administration of drugs. Around half of the surgeons (52.4%) were able to understand correct reading of ECG. It has been seen that, 66.8% were properly knowing, how to maintain the airway and 77.4% were experienced in the administration of oxygen in case of emergencies. Overall the knowledge was more among experienced dental surgeons.It was found that most of the participants were aware to handle the medical emergencies in dental practice and the awareness was higher among senior surgeons. Still the surgeon should have more knowledge for initial stabilization in a patient with risk happening at dental office.


Dhanyasi A.K.,New Horizon Dental College Sakri | Mahobia Y.,New Horizon Dental College Sakri | Agarwal A.P.P.,New Horizon Dental College Sakri | Gupta A.,New Horizon Dental College Sakri | And 3 more authors.
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research | Year: 2015

Objective: The study was done to determine the quantity of orthodontics and the type of appliance used for orthodontic treatment by general dentist. Materials and Methods: A total of 410 dentists completely participated in the study. The study included questions to know the positive effects of orthodontic treatment done by general dentists and their opinions and qualities regarding the provision of treatment. Statistical Analysis: Statistical analysis was done using SPSS version of 16.0 was used at p ≤ 0.05. Results: One forty six (35.6%) dentists answered that they practice orthodontic treatment to their patients, of which most were providing removable appliances (39.5%). There was a significant difference between the groups toward the benefits of orthodontic treatment according to experience of service and locality. General dentist were providing this treatment mainly in the mixed dentition period i.e. 96(65.8%). Most of the participants gave positive response regarding expansion of their syllabus related to orthodontics. Conclusion: A significant difference in response to the benefits of the treatment were seen according to experience and are of practice and most of the participants showed positive response increasing their courses in orthodontics at undergraduate level. © 2015, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. All Rights Reserved.

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