Anushya P

Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    A Survey about Awareness of Oral Cancer among the Undergraduate Dental Students
    Author(s): Anushya P, Dhanraj Ganapathy* and Keerthi Sasanka

    Dentists have a crucial role within the best prevention measures, controlling etiological factors and early detection. Lack of general dentist carcinoma knowledge has been shown to be a serious factor to delays in referral and treatment. Dentists’ competence and confidence in detecting carcinoma could also be strongly influenced by their school of dentistry training. Hence, it's the responsibility of the school of dentistry to make sure the formation of a generalist with solid technical, scientific, ethical knowledge, promoting good oral hygiene and prevention of oral diseases. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess dental student’s awareness, role in preventing and early detection of oral cancer. The questionnaires were designed to support the knowledge, attitudes and perception of dental students toward carcinoma. The questionnaire was distributed through an .. Read More»

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