Attitude, Awareness about the Periodontal Surgery among the Population of Jizan, in Saudi Arabia

Sara Mufarej Aljadaani, Fatima Sultana
2020 Saudi Journal of Oral and Dental Research  
The periodontal disease is basically a multi-factorial disease that is impacted by many components of the periodontal tissue. If the periodontal disease is left untreated it can cause many severe complications of the oral cavity. The plaque can be prevented by maintaining proper oral hygiene and also visiting the dentist. The attitude and awareness of the people about the periodontal surgery is of utmost importance. The main aim of this study was study the attitude and awareness about the
more » ... ess about the periodontal surgery among the population of Jizan in Saudi Arabia. The population of Jizan answered the questionnaire related to the attitude and awareness about the periodontal surgery. Periodontitis may lead to high risk of multiple tooth loss which eventually lead to edentulism. The results of this survey showed that 32 (32.8%) of the participants were in the age group of 31-40 years and majority of the people were females about 59 (60.2%). This survey about the attitude and awareness about the periodontal surgery is a stepping stone in spreading the knowledge and awareness in the population of Jizan, Saudi Arabia.
doi:10.36348/sjodr.2020.v05i01.007 fatcat:dhhkhlyxcndardjsaqyzqtsaoy