Knowledge, Attitude and Practices among Gynecologists Regarding Oral Health of Expectant Mothers of South Bengaluru, Karnataka
Harsha P Popli, Vivek D Kumar, Mohd Sibghatullah Khatib, Bilal Ameer, Sayed Mateen Peerzade, Sunil K Reddy
Expectant mother, Gynecologists, Oral health
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Popli HP, Kumar VD, Khatib MS, Ameer B, Peerzade SM, Reddy SK. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices among Gynecologists Regarding Oral Health of Expectant Mothers of South Bengaluru, Karnataka. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2022; 15 (1):85-89.
Background: To evaluate the knowledge perspective and trainings among gynecologists’ considering oral health of pregnant mothers of South Bengaluru city, by questionnaire.
Materials and methods: A total of 60 gynecologists are included in the study. Prior to the study, the questionnaire was pretested by Pedodontist. The questionnaire was administered on the first day of visit, and on the next day it was collected back.
Results: The research unveiled that a greater number of gynecologists had satisfactory knowledge attitude and training concerning oral health of expectant mothers.
Conclusion: The predominance of gynecologists has satisfying knowledge perspective as well as practices, but still there is a demand for better effective attendance and involvement of medical specialists like gynecologists and pediatricians in continuing the education programs and forums on dentistry.
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