Home remedies for patients suffering from dental pain during lockdown-A questionnaire survey

Pavithra A S, Anjali A K
2020 International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences  
The prevailing due to the pandemic has led to complete inaccessibility of any dental clinics even at times of emergency. Hence, dental patients are now resorting to home remedies to relieve their toothache. The main aim of this study is to know home remedies for patients suffering from mild dental pain during this condition and to spread possible remedies they can do at home itself rather than moving out of the house. A total of about 50 people were taken in this study where the questionnaires
more » ... the questionnaires were spread among dentists, Ayurveda health care professionals, pharmaceutical workers, medical doctors, and practicing students. The questionnaires were framed and distributed through Google forms. The results were collected and then through SPSS software. Descriptive statistical analysis was carried out and chi square test was used and p value was calculated. From the survey, it is seen that salt water is mostly suggested by health care professionals for dental pain as home remedies. it can be advised to be taken by the patients suffering from mild dental pain in this .
doi:10.26452/ijrps.v11ispl3.2844 fatcat:4ghq242grnhyzjae3j56ib7pfe