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KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF ANTIBIOTIC PRESCRIPTION AMONG IMPLANTOLOGISTS: AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

Shalini K.a *, Vidushi S.a and Nisha Y. a

a Dept. of Periodontology, FODS SGT University, Gurgaon-Badli Road Chandu, Budhera, Gurugram - 122 505, Haryana, India

* For Correspondence: E-mail: shalinikapoor_fds@sgtuniversity.org

 

https://doi.org/10.53879/id.59.08.12834


ABSTRACT

This article discusses the knowledge and attitude of antibiotic prescription among implantologists performing implant surgery and how we contribute to over prescription of antibiotics. Antimicrobial resistance is a substantial catastrophic threat to International Public Health. Antibiotic-resistant infections carry a burden in longer duration of illness, higher rates of mortality and increased treatment costs. Antibiotic resistance has become one of the substantial threats to the successful treatment of infections. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed to a sample of 200 participants and filled by the periodontist, oral surgeon, prosthodontist or dentist who were placing dental implants. The questionnaire comprises of knowledge and attitude of the implantologist related to antibiotic prescription patterns.

Year 2022 | Volume No. 59 | Issue No.8 | Page No. 53-57
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