Abeer S Al-Zawawi

Department of Periodontics and community dentistry, College of Dentistry, King saud university, Riyadh 11545, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    The Influence of Periodontal Courses on Oral Health Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) among Undergraduates Dental Students in KSU
    Author(s): Abeer S Al-Zawawi, Raghd Bawazir, Alanoud Al Rasheed* and Amani mirdad

    Purpose: The aim of this study is to determine the impact of periodontal courses on dental student’s oral health knowledge, attitude, and practice. Methods: A269 undergraduate dental students from the college of dentistry, King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh, were recruited into this cross-sectional study. A multiple-choice questions questionnaire was distributed among the participant. Descriptive statistics were used to describe the categorical variables. Pearson's Chi-square test was used to compare the responses of categorical variables between the subjects who had (group A) and who did not (group B) expose to periodontal course. Level of statistical significance was set at P ≤ 0.05. Results: (68.3%) of group A have responded positively (as 'yes') the periodontal courses influenced their daily self-care practices and (66.5%) said that it added to their oral hy.. Read More»

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