2024 Volume 12 Issue 1
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Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Use of Chat GPT In Dentistry Among Dental Students and Dental Professionals


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  1. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, KAHER KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belagavi, India
Abstract

ChatGPT is an advanced language model that uses deep learning methods to generate answers. The effectiveness of ChatGPT in healthcare education has been studied and has been shown to enhance the personalized learning experience, with the ability to improve communication skills and student involvement in the learning process. Because of ChatGPT's novelty and prospective applications in research and education, it is important to understand the factors that affect its acceptability. This is the first study that aimed to evaluate dental professionals' attitudes and knowledge regarding the adoption and use of ChatGPT. A total of 354 respondents took part in this study. The survey link was sent through social media and targeted dental students & dental professionals. It consisted of closed-ended questions regarding demographic details, ChatGPT in Dental education, research, practice, and conclusive questions. The knowledge of ChatGPT was maximal in respondents in the age group of 31-45 years (80%) & undergraduate students regardless of the year, had good knowledge. The attitude to use ChatGPT was maximum in 31-45 years (73.1%) followed by >45 years (75%). This study highlights the importance of usability, user-friendliness, technological knowledge and attitudes, and behavioral aspects for the effective use of ChatGPT in dentistry. Its extensive use in dental curriculum has the potential to revive academic research. In our study majority believed it has potential for advanced dentistry, especially in dental education and research. However, its optimal and ethical use needs to be taught to enhance its applicability.


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Belaldavar C, Angadi PV. Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Use of Chat GPT In Dentistry Among Dental Students and Dental Professionals. Ann Dent Spec. 2024;12(1):14-20. https://doi.org/10.51847/E49ika828D
APA
Belaldavar, C., & Angadi, P. V. (2024). Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Use of Chat GPT In Dentistry Among Dental Students and Dental Professionals. Annals of Dental Specialty, 12(1), 14-20. https://doi.org/10.51847/E49ika828D
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