Knowledge and Awareness among Dental Students about Choice of Complete Denture Occlusion in Edentulous Patient

Authors : Dr. Geetha K. R. M. D. S., Dhivyaa Deve.K, Dhanvarshini. M. R, Dr.R.Prabhu M.D.S, Aarthi.P.S

Volume/Issue : Volume 4 - 2019, Issue 11 - November

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 Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the knowledge and awareness about choice of complete denture occlusion in edentulous patient among dental students. It is a cross sectional study.  Materials and methods: 100 subjects were selected for the study. The study was conducted in Thai Moogambigai Dental College and Hospital of Dr.MGR Educational and Research Institute Deemed to be University, Mogappair, Chennai. The subjects were asked to answer 22 questions which is of multiple choice type. Comparative graphs are made and discussed. These graphs helps in evaluating the knowledge and awareness among dental students about choice of complete denture occlusion in edentulous patient.  Conclusion: This study shows that dental students are more aware of bilateral balanced occlusion when compared to the monoplane and lingualized occlusion.

Keywords : Complete Denture, Occlusal Concepts, Ridge Relationship, Arch Form.


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