Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Zirconia in dentistry


ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, PRACTICE BASED SURVEY ON DIGITAL DENTISTRY AMONG DENTAL PRACTITIONERS

Shree RanjanPandey; Sowmya K2,Pradeep. S; Pradeep. S

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2055-2067

The aim of the present survey is to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice regarding the use of digital dentistry in endodontics among practitioners. Questionnaire based survey comprising 15 questions divided into knowledge based, attitude based and practice based questions. The questionnaire was circulated via electronic media through mails. 218 responses were received from the respondents. On analyzing the responses to the questionnaire, it was found that the most of the practitioners were looking forward towards use of digital dentistry based procedures.Highly significant values were obtained when statistical analysis was done about the question pertaining to this trend for better clinical outcome with [p Value = 0.001],Other relevant facts being,Titanium Oxide powder is used with CEREC System with [p Value = 0.038],which was statistically significant.Within the limitations of the study, it shows that the knowledge with respect to digital dentistry based procedures is moderate compared to attitude and practice among respondents.The survey revealed that most of the participants were looking forward to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of CAD-CAM