Archive \ Volume.12 2021 Issue 2

Knowledge and Practice of Gingival Displacement Methods; a Survey-Based Study among the Dentists in Saudi Arabia

Yazeed Alawwad , Abdullah Saleh Alkhateeb , Mohanad Nasser Alshageige , Badr Soliman AlHussain
Abstract

This cross-sectional study aimed to assess the Gingival Displacement Methods Used by Dental Professionals; A Survey-Based Study to Assess the Knowledge & Practice of Dentists in Saudi Arabia. The study subjects comprised of general dentists and specialists/consultants having experience of fewer than 10 years or more than 10. Gingival Displacement Methods Used by Dental Professionals; Assess the Knowledge & Practice of Dentists in Saudi Arabia was measured using a 07 item questionnaire. After ensuring the reliability of the questionnaire, differences across gender, clinical position, and clinical experience were seen using a statistical measure Chi-square through SPSS to determine the statistically significant differences (p<0.05). Findings revealed 56.7% of participants were male and 67.8% were working as general dentists, and 32.2% were specialists. 67.8% were those with less than 10 years of experience. Females were more experienced than male participants. Both groups, specialists, general dentists, all provide gingival displacement for fixed prostheses, the preferred method was mechanical while the preferred chemical was epinephrine. while acquiring clinical experience, experience specialists use a combination of all three scenarios for treatment.



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Alawwad Y, Alkhateeb A S, Alshageige M N, AlHussain B S. Knowledge and Practice of Gingival Displacement Methods; a Survey-Based Study among the Dentists in Saudi Arabia. Arch. Pharm. Pract. 2021;12(2):112-7. https://doi.org/10.51847/xG3acvurHi
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Alawwad, Y., Alkhateeb, A. S., Alshageige, M. N., & AlHussain, B. S. (2021). Knowledge and Practice of Gingival Displacement Methods; a Survey-Based Study among the Dentists in Saudi Arabia. Archives Of Pharmacy Practice, 12(2),112-117. https://doi.org/10.51847/xG3acvurHi

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