Survey on Awareness of Knowledge and Attitude in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeries among Medical Professionals in Andhra Pradesh
Aim: Aim of this study was to conduct survey on awareness of knowledge and attitude in Oral and maxillofacial surgeries among medical professionals in Andhra Pradesh Materials and methods: The present survey was conducted among MBBS students, postgraduate students and practitioners in various institutions in Andhra Pradesh. A questionnaire was prepared in Google forms and sent to them. The questions were related to the survey on awareness of knowledge and attitude in oral and maxillofacial surgeries among medical professionals in Andhra Pradesh. Results: The results showed that out of 107, only 39.3% MBBS students,29.9% post graduate students,30.8% practitioners have heard the name of the specialityin107 responses, 92.2% were aware of the oral and maxillofacial surgery as a speciality branch of dentistry. Conclusion: The study concluded that there is awareness among the medical professionals of the scope of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery in Andhra Pradesh. Knowledge and attitude of the scope of oral maxillofacial surgery can improve the promptness of delivery of health services.