Kavitha S

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice on Use of Personal Protective Equipments among Dental Practitioners of Tamilnadu
    Author(s): Sushma Gopalakrishnan, Kavitha S and Geo Mani*

    Dentistry is predominantly a surgical discipline, it leads to exposure to the pathogenic microorganisms harbored in blood, body fluid, and other potentially infectious material. Thus, using good quality PPE is very important for infection control in dental practice. With the growing potential of India’s dental market, the growth of the market for PPE is also high. It is equally important to raise the awareness among the dental community about the usage of good quality products of required standards to prevent the usage of low cost, uncertified and substandard products that decrease the safety levels of personnel. The main purpose of this study is to evaluate knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding the use of personal protective equipment among dental practitioners. The survey was conducted among 205 dental practitioners. They were given a questionnaire consisting of 18 quest.. Read More»

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