Knowledge and Awareness about Burning Mouth Syndrome among Dental Students

Authors

  • Manju J
  • Mutum Sangeeta Devi
  • Meena.J
  • Rahul B
  • Kavitha.M
  • Niveditha.B

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15332

Keywords:

Burning mouth syndrome, Awareness, Dental students

Abstract

Aim: This study was conducted to evaluate the knowledge and level of awareness about Burning mouth
syndrome among dental students.
Method: The study was carried out among the dental students.A self-constructed questionnaire was made
and given to a total of 100 students. The answers were recorded and converted into numbers and percentages.
Results: The results of the study reveal that undergraduate dental students have a fair knowledge about
burning mouth syndrome.
Conclusion: There is an increased need for comprehensive educational programmes and clinical exposure
for students to be aware about burning mouth syndrome.

Author Biographies

Manju J

Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Thai Moogambigai Dental College and Hospital,
Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Mutum Sangeeta Devi

Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral
Medicine and Radiology, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Meena.J

Private Practitioner,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu,

Rahul B

Senior lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, Thai Moogambigai Dental College and
Hospital, Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Kavitha.M

Reader, Department of Oral
Medicine and Radiology, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Niveditha.B

Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral
Medicine and Radiology, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Manju J, Mutum Sangeeta Devi, Meena.J, Rahul B, Kavitha.M, & Niveditha.B. (2021). Knowledge and Awareness about Burning Mouth Syndrome among Dental Students. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 355-360. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15332

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