Dental Students Perception Towards Behavior Guidance Techniques in Pediatric Dentistry

Samaneh Razeghi, Mohammad Reza Khami, Mahsa Hasani, Maryam Mohammadalizadeh, Mohammad Javad Kharazifard, Associate Professor, Research Center for Caries Prevention, Dentistry Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Community Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Scienc-es, Tehran, Iran, Professor, Research Center for Caries Prevention, Dentistry Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Community Oral Health, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Private Practice, Tehran, Iran, Private Practice, Tehran, Iran, Research Member, Dental Research Center, Dentistry Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2019 Journal of Islamic Dental Association of Iran  
and Aim: Management of children's behavior is fundamental to a successful and effective dental treatment for children. This study aimed to evaluate the perceptions of dental students towards behavior guidance techniques in pediatric dentistry. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on dental students from three different levels of education. A questionnaire containing demographics, perceived acceptability of behavior guidance techniques (17 statements), and clinical
more » ... ts), and clinical situations (8 statements) was completed by the first-year, third-year, and last-year dental students. The questions were scored using a 5-point Likert scale. Descriptive statistics, the linear regression model, and the Chi-square test were used for statistical analysis.
doi:10.30699/jidai.31.4.195 fatcat:6chf5dpazrbljknkyjdlgtb67y