Niharika Gahlod

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Wanadongri, Hingna, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India


  • Research   
    Barriers to Dentist in Management of Patients with Special Health Care Needs
    Author(s): Milind Wasnik*, Arun Sajjanar, Suryakant Kumar, Niharika Gahlod, Sneha Khekade, Miranda George, Durga Bhattad and Pratima Kolekar

    Background: Special health care needs include one of the physical, behavioural, developmental, sensory, mental, cognitive or emotional impairment or generally a restraining condition that often requires medical management, health care intervention, along with that it also requires use of specialized services or programs. This condition is considered as developmental, congenital, or it may also be acquired through many reasons such as disease, trauma, or any of the environmental cause. The condition may compel limitations in doing daily self-maintenance activities or extensive limitations in a most of the life activity. Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate the barriers to dentist in management of patients with special health care needs. Methods: A self-administered questionnaire including 10 questions was developed and made available in paper formats. The questionnaire was circ.. Read More»

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