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jmciri 2019, 36(1): 22-27 Back to browse issues page
Knowledge and Attitude of General Dentists in Ardabil in Regard to Evidence Based Dentistry
Haleh Valizadeh Haghi, Abolfazl Bagheri, Khatereh Isazadehfar
Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran
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Background: Evidence based dentistry is a method of integrating research knowledge into daily clinical practice. This study was done with the aim of analysis of general dentists’ knowledge and attitude in regard to evidence based dentistry in Ardabil city.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, knowledge and attitude of general dentists were assessed by means of a self-administered questionnaire. The percentage  of dentists’ answers to knowledge and attitude questions were reported and its correlations with age, sex, years of practice, place of practice and education were analyzed by -test, Pearson’s correlation coefficient and Analysis of variance, respectively.
Results: The average score of knowledge of Ardabil dentists was 9.17±4.36 and the average score of attitude was 23.53±4.8. There were no statistical correlations between the scores of knowledge and attitude with age (knowledge: p=0.13, attitude: p=0.06), sex (knowledge: p=0.25, attitude: p=0.31), place of practice (knowledge: p=0.25, attitude: p= 0.66), years of practice (knowledge: p=0.13, attitude: p=0.06) and the university of graduation (knowledge: p=0.15, attitude: p=0.69).
Conclusion: Overall knowledge of Ardabil’s general dentists in regard to evidence based dentistry was not satisfactory but there were no negative attitudes in this respect.
Keywords: Evidence based dentistry, Knowledge, Attitude
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Valizadeh Haghi H, Bagheri A, Isazadehfar K. Knowledge and Attitude of General Dentists in Ardabil in Regard to Evidence Based Dentistry. jmciri 2019; 36 (1) :22-27
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مجله علمی سازمان نظام پزشکی جمهوری اسلامی ایران Journal of Medical Council of Iran
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