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Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries

Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal.

Abstract
The goal of this research was to evaluate understanding and knowledge of specific caries-related
preventive concerns among undergraduate dental students and to illustrate these considerations in a succinct
manner in order to serve as a reference for dental professionals. This contained a selection of some undergraduates
at a dental school locally funded by government. The students were faced with an engaging survey comprising
questions relating to specific prevention measures against dental caries. The study featured multiple questions
related to the methods of diet and therapy. The students used their cell phones to cast their votes. The students
replied to queries about oral hygiene habits, xylitol, and general information about fluoride. The queries about the
use of chlorhexidine, nutritional conditions, and forms of fluoride were answered quite incorrectly. The students
tended to understand specifics of essential aspects like flossing, washing, reducing sugar intake level and using
fluoride materials. Nonetheless, more focus should be put on increasing concern among students about dietary
recommendations for caries prevention, as sufficient knowledge of these methodologies is essential for graduating
doctors/dentists. Oral wellbeing is widely acknowledged as playing a significant part in overall health. It is hoped
that both dental and medical students will have strong oral health knowledge and will work together to improve
public dental health, particularly in developed countries such as China. The objective of this research was to
evaluate the oral hygiene awareness, behavior and condition of dental and medical undergraduates during the first
(fresh) and third (before specialized) research years.

Key words: Dental school, Dental caries, Oral well-being, Xylitol


 
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Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal. Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 1458-1462. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270


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Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal. Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=5604 [Access: April 17, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270


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Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal. Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries. JCR. 2020; 7(9): 1458-1462. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270



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Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal. Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries. JCR. (2020), [cited April 17, 2021]; 7(9): 1458-1462. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270



Harvard Style

Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal (2020) Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries. JCR, 7 (9), 1458-1462. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270



Turabian Style

Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal. 2020. Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 1458-1462. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270



Chicago Style

Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal. "Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 1458-1462. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal. "Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.9 (2020), 1458-1462. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Sukhdeep Singh, Neha Awasthi, Dhirja Goel, Deepak Khandelwal (2020) Preventive Considerations for Dental Caries. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (9), 1458-1462. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.09.270