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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry


An analysis of dental treatments rendered by undergradutes at ajman university to patients from fujairah, UAE


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Author Details : Suleiman M Ergieg*, Abdulhadi Warreth

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 72-75


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Abstract

Objectives: This study undertaken to highlight the dental treatments delivered by undergraduate students at Ajman University to patients from Fujairah and to examine the relationship between ages, gender, and the types of dental treatments.
Materials and Methods: A total of 650 dental records were selected from 6000 dental records of patients who had received dental treatment in the Dental Clinic, College of Dentistry, Ajman University(AU)-Fujairah Campus, between academicyear,2015/2016 and 2016/2017.
Results: The combination of restorative treatments(composite, amalgam and glass ionomer) adds up to 34.4%, of the total services received by patients, followed by 21.6% scaling &polishing, 15.5% extraction and 13.47% endodontic procedures. The combination of preventive treatments 4.2%, pediatric treatments, add up to 5.5% and prosthetic treatments contributed for 5.4%. Using the SPSS, Regression option. It was found that no significant regression between the gender and the treatments (sign = 0.699), but there was a significant regression between the age and the treatments (sign = 0.00). Chi-square test shows a significant association (sign=0.0) between age groups and removable prosthetic dominant at age group (32-44 years). There is, a significant association between age groups, and the following dental treatments: fluoride, fissure sealants, space- maintainer, pulp-therapy, stainless steel crown and glass-ionomers dominant at age group (6-18years).No association between gender & types of dental treatments.
Conclusion: The study demonstrates the types and amount of dental treatments given to patients from Fujairah by under graduate dental student as part of their clinical training program through, Dental School’s clinic, Ajman University- Fujairah campus. Further large-scale study to assess the quality and patients’ satisfaction regarding the treatments provided by under graduate students is highly recommended.

Keywords: Dental treatments, Dental school’s clinic, Undergraduate students.

Doi : 10.18231/j.aprd.2019.017

How to cite : Ergieg S M, Warreth A, An analysis of dental treatments rendered by undergradutes at ajman university to patients from fujairah, UAE. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2019;5(3):72-75

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