KAP Survey Regarding the Basics of Orthodontics among Dental | 92125

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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KAP Survey Regarding the Basics of Orthodontics among Dental Students

Author(s): Remmiya Mary Varghese* and Vamshi Ram V


Introduction: Orthodontics is a dental speciality that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of crooked teeth and jaws, as well as incorrect bite patterns. It comprises the use of braces and other tools to gradually shift the teeth and jaws.
Materials and Methods:
A survey-based questionnaire was used to test dental students' knowledge of the fundamentals of orthodontics. The Google Forms tool was used to collect a total of ten questions. This survey saw a total of 250 people take part. The data was analysed using SPSS.
Results: The data was analysed and the results were gathered. The majority of the participants were males who were pursuing their undergraduate degrees.
According to the findings, the majority of 4th year students and interns were familiar with the fundamentals of orthodontics among dentistry students.

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