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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Assessment of Knowledge and Awareness about Periodontal Health in Smoker Patients: A Questionnaire Study

Tanusha Sharma, Archita Kikani, Charu Agrawal

Keywords : Awareness, Knowledge, Periodontal health, Smoker patient

Citation Information : Sharma T, Kikani A, Agrawal C. Assessment of Knowledge and Awareness about Periodontal Health in Smoker Patients: A Questionnaire Study. J Health Sci Res 2021; 12 (2):31-33.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10042-1109

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-03-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Abstract

Aim and objective: The questionnaire study was carried out to assess the knowledge and awareness about periodontal health and its effect on treatment outcomes in smoker patients. Materials and methods: A total of 15 close-ended questions were self-constructed. A cross-sectional study was carried out among 200 smoker patients. The questions were related to the knowledge and awareness pertaining to periodontal health in smoker patients. Results: The results showed that about 69% have poor knowledge of awareness of smoking on oral health and about 89% have poor knowledge on awareness of smoking on periodontal health. Conclusion: The study concluded that the awareness and knowledge level of periodontal health among smoker patients was very low.


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