ATTITUDE OF PARENTS TO GLOVE USE BY DENTAL STUDENTS

  • Fuad Hamed Al Moherat BDS, MSC Pediatric Dentist, Alhabib Medical Group, Alrayan Hospital, 11471, PO Box 3154, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Nawaf Aleissa Dental Student, Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy, Riyadh, KSA

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the attitude of parents to the use of gloves by dental students. One hundred sixty-eight parents attending clinics of Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy were asked to participate in the present study. Special Questionnaire was used in this research.

The majority of parents (96%) stated that the wearing of gloves was very important during dental treatment of their children by dental students. Ninety eight percent of participants stated that gloves are worn for protection of dental students and their children. Most of the parents (94.6%) would not bring their children for treatment to dental students who do not wear gloves. The majority of parents thought that gloves should be changed after dental treatment of each child patient. The majority of parents (97%) of parents were satisfied with infection control precautions taken by dental students.

Published
2018-05-23
How to Cite
Al Moherat, F., & Aleissa, N. (2018). ATTITUDE OF PARENTS TO GLOVE USE BY DENTAL STUDENTS. Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal, 38(1), 49-51. Retrieved from http://podj.com.pk/index.php/podj/article/view/132
Section
Pediatric Dentistry