2021 Volume 9 Issue 3

KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE ON POST-ENDODONTIC RESTORATIONS AMONG DENTAL PRACTITIONERS; A SURVEY-BASED STUDY IN RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA


Abdulaziz Alobaidi, Bander Abuhaimed, Meshari Alhomrani, Saud Alshahrani
Abstract

The major purpose of restoring post-endodontic therapy is to preserve normal function, occlusion, and stabilizing the dental arch. Dentists are encountered with an ever-increasing occurrence of endodontically treated tooth in demand of treatment and with a constantly increasing number of various post-endodontic restoration materials. This study aimed at determining the practice and knowledge concepts of dental practitioners of Riyadh about restorations followed by endodontic treatment.

This cross-sectional study was performed among the dental professionals of Riyadh, The KSA using an online survey. 374 dentists including general practitioners as well as specialists/consultants were included in this study and were contacted using social media. An online questionnaire was prepared that consisted of questions about demographic, professional, and personal information, as well as questions including knowledge, attitude, and practice towards restoring endodontically treated teeth. 47.1% stated that their preferred type of crown was ceramic, 50.5% chose fiber-reinforced prefabricated post, and 43.3% opted for tapered, smooth design of prefabricated post. The overall level of knowledge and practice was found to be satisfactory among the participating dentists.


How to cite this article
Vancouver
Alobaidi A, Abuhaimed B, Alhomrani M, Alshahrani S. Knowledge And Practice On Post-Endodontic Restorations Among Dental Practitioners; A Survey-Based Study In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ann Dent Spec. 2021;9(3):20-4. https://doi.org/10.51847/CjZB5Zv6dg
APA
Alobaidi, A., Abuhaimed, B., Alhomrani, M., & Alshahrani, S. (2021). Knowledge And Practice On Post-Endodontic Restorations Among Dental Practitioners; A Survey-Based Study In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Annals of Dental Specialty, 9(3),20-24. https://doi.org/10.51847/CjZB5Zv6dg
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