Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the awareness about dental implants among educated population. Material and Method: A descriptive study was conducted with a sample of 40 subjects from the patients coming to the institution over a period of 3 months and they were grouped according to their education level . All patients completed an informed consent form .Result: it was found that 40% of the subjects were aware of dental implants in those 40% only 5% had undergone implant procedure. Around 5% of the participants had seen implants in their friends and family members or any other person and 25% were aware about implants through their dentists and 5% were knowing about implants through media. Conclusion:. It concludes that most of the subjects found implants treatment to be expensive and unaffordable one of the major factor against the willingness of patients to undergo this treatment.
Key words- Implants ,awareness, prosthesis, osseointegration