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Volume 5 Issue 3 (March, 2017)

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AWARENESS OF DENTAL IMPLANTS- A KEY OF ACCEPTANCE OF TREATMENT MODALITY
Davinderjit Kaur Shergill

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

Corresponding author: Dr. Davinderjit Kaur Shergill, Pg Student, Department Of Prosthodontics, Maharaja Gangasingh Dental College And Research Centre Sriganganagar.

This article may be cited as: Shergill DK. Awareness of dental implants- a key of acceptance of treatment modality.  J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2017;5(3):40-43.

 
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