S Delphine Priscilla Anthony

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Knowledge and Awareness About Periapical Lesions Among Clinical Students and General Practitioners: A Survey
    Author(s): Dhinesh Kumar S and S Delphine Priscilla Anthony*

    Periapical lesions of endodontic origin are common pathological conditions affecting periradicular tissues. Microbial infection of pulpal tissues is primarily responsible for initiation and progression of periapical lesions. The primary objective of endodontic therapy should be to restore involved teeth to a state of normalcy nonsurgically. The aim of this survey was to assess knowledge and awareness about periapical lesion among clinical students including third year, final year, interns, postgraduate students and general practitioners. This cross-sectional study was done among clinical students and general practitioners from various institutions in Chennai. A total of 120 participants took part in this survey study. Results were analysed and compared using the SPSS Statistical Software by doing both the frequency tests and correlation tests. Chi-square test shows P=0, P<0.05, a s.. Read More»

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