Print ISSN: 2204-1990

Online ISSN: 1323-6903

Keywords : Dental


Awareness about ocular complications due to dental infections among dentists

SUBASHRI.A ,; DHANRAJ GANAPATHY

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 2714-2721
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2021.27.02.285

Rare complications due  dental infections injurious to the eye are ophthalmia, defective vision and blindness. These complications are many times neglected and not given much importance. There are no proper guidelines in preventing and managing the ocular problems.This study was done to assess the awareness among dentists about  dental infection induced ocular complications. A self administered questionnaire was made and circulated among the participants. The sample size was 170  and the questionnaire was circulated through online means. The data was obtained and the results were tabulated using SPSS software. Only 37% participants were aware that dental infection can cause ocular complications. Textbooks and colleagues were the key sources of information. Majority of them showed interest in knowing the preventive and management methods.From this study, lack of knowledge and aptitude among the dentists about ocular complications was observed. Therefore further information must be provided and training must be given through workshops, camps.

Prevalence of gingivitis in patients with open bite

PREETHA PARTHASARATHY; HARISH BABU; SREEDEVI DHARMAN

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 2664-2671
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2021.27.02.279

Open bite is defined as a developmental or acquired malocclusion whereby no vertical overlap exists between maxillary and mandibular anterior or posterior teeth. It can either be dental or skeletal open bite; anterior or posterior open bite. Open bite  can result in mouth breathing causing changes in the muscular force and can lead to increased susceptibility of gingivitis. The study is conducted to find a correlation between open bite and gingivitis. The aim of the study is to evaluate the prevalence of gingivitis in patients with open bite. This study was based on data collected from the digital database of Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals. Over 86000 patient records were reviewed and analysed over a six month period from September 2019 to February 2019. A total of 1000 case sheets of patients were reviewed. Cross verification of data for error was done by presence of additional reviewers and by photographic evaluation. Simple random sampling was done to minimize sampling bias. After reviewing, 1000 case sheets were filtered  based on data required. The final sample size was 703 patients with Open Bite. Male patients had high prevalence of open bite [53.5%] and presence of gingivitis in open bite patients was 63.9%. The age group 21-40 years [35.70%] had high frequency of gingivitis. P value was found to be insignificant >0.05.Within the limits of the study it was observed that male patients had more prevalence for open bite malocclusion and presence of gingivitis. The age group 21-40 years at high frequency of gingivitis prevalence in patients with open bite.

Inclination of Politics Among Dental Students

HEMANTH RAGAV N V; DHANRAJ GANAPATHY; KEERTHI SASANKA

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2020, Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 2094-2101
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2020.26.02.257

Politics is so much required as it offers students a platform to develop their leadership skills. The absence of politics in college campuses threatens to make them authoritarian and undemocratic, which is not good. It was an agreed statement that political parties have already destroyed our country and now are bent upon misguiding our youths with financial and judiciary powers. Student politics is generally viewed by those in authority as a negative factor, something to be eliminated from Academic life. Student politics sometimes affects higher education and on occasions sweeps beyond the campus to have disruptive implications for the political system. The Cross sectional study was done on dental students in tamilnadu. A well structured. Questionnaires on basis of inclination of politics among dental students were taken into consideration. This is an online based survey study and taken in english language.The sampling method used was a simple random sampling method. 10 Questionnaires were prepared and were administered through Google forms. In this study, 100 dental students were given the questionnaire and then the data was analysed. Mostly(85%) first year students responded to our survey. 64% of students responded that they like politics and the remaining 39% responded that they don’t like politics. According to the above survey we conclude that the attitude of the students shows a positive response of interest towards politics among the Dental students.

Awareness on Resorbable Suture Material Among Dental Students

PATHMASHRI.V. P; DHANRAJ GANAPATHY; KIRAN KUMAR PANDURANGAN; ASHOK VELAYUDHAN

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2020, Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 1872-1882
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2020.26.02.234

The aim of this study is to determine the understanding regarding resorbable suture material  and its role in dentistry among dental students. To create awareness and determine the understanding of resorbable suture material and its role in dentistry among dental students. This study was conducted based on a questionnaire which consisted of 10 questions through a web-linked application called Survey Monkey. A convenient sample size of 100 consecutive dental students who are currently practicing in Chennai participated in the study.  As an overall result, most of the participants are aware of resorbable suture material and their role in dentistry. As a conclusion, the awareness on resorbable suture material also its role and development among dental students in Chennai is adequate but certain knowledge has to be brushed up among them for a higher level. Furthermore, they need to be trained on these grounds to help them treat their patients with more consent and awareness.

Punctuality Pattern Among Dental Students

ARUN KISHORE RN; DHANRAJ GANAPATHY; KEERTHI SASANKA

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2020, Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 2065-2073
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2020.26.02.254

Background: Punctuality is a sign of professionalism and helps you to stand as a reliable and trustworthy individual.When a person becomes punctual , everything falls into places , you get discipline in life and also it helps you to reach greater heights . Punctuality is one of the major  concerns in the day to day life scenario. The level of punctuality largely influences one's confidence and  their attitude. Being Punctual is mainly based on time management and it is the main reason behind success .Time management issue is greatly influenced by perception and behaviour. Materials and Method: The questions were prepared and distributed through an online survey planet link the participants well explained about the study and the results were collected and statistically analysed. Result and discussion:  From the analysed results we can see that the majority of the dental students are punctual to their classes and there exists a pattern of punctuality among the students.Conclusion: From the survey, it was evident that majority of the dental students are punctual to their classes and there also exists a punctual pattern among dental college students.