Placement and Replacement of Restorations in General Dental Practice in Iraq

Fattah, Lezan and Rashid Noaman, Bushra and Khalid, Rebuar (2020) Placement and Replacement of Restorations in General Dental Practice in Iraq. Eurasian Journal of Science & Engineering, 6 (2). pp. 64-72. ISSN 24145629

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Research needed to study how restorative practice is performed in all countries of the world.\Purpose: To causes of the placed and replaced restorations by northern Iraqi dentists. Method: A Practice-based study performed by seventy general practitioner dentists and one hundred of fourth and fifth grades of dental students from a dental faculty participated to perform this study. The study included filing forms about restorative dentistry practice during the normal working time of the dentists and during restorative dentistry course of the dental students. Results: Of the 10029 restorations included in this study, the placed restorations are more than the replaced ones with a statistically significant difference. The results show that the age group of 15-19 had the highest initial restoration placed (90%), in contrast, the highest restoration replacement was in >60 age group (23%). Conclusions: The study revealed different aspects of the restorative practice in Northern Iraq, for the first time in the region. The information is of significance that will make a relation between the experienced clinicians and academics in Iraq

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Caries, Fracture, Operative dentistry, Repair, Replacement, Restoration
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Eurasian Journal of Science and Engineering > VOL 6, NO 2 (2020)
Depositing User: ePrints deposit
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2021 09:13
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2022 11:21

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