Narendar Dawani

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BACKGROUND Dental caries is highly prevalent and a significant public health problem among children throughout the world. Epidemiological data regarding prevalence of dental caries amongst Pakistani pre-school children is very limited. The objective of this study is to determine the frequency of dental caries among pre-school children of Saddar Town,(More)
BACKGROUND One of the core attributes of competent practice is the ability to locate and analyze high-quality evidence. Research on information seeking knowledge of dental graduates is scarce. OBJECTIVE The objective was to evaluate pertinent knowledge and skills on formulation of answerable questions and searching skills through the understanding and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the dental anxiety levels and to assess its correlation with self-assessed dental status and treatment needs of patients. METHODS The study was conducted at the Out Patient Department of Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences, Karachi. Using non-probability quota sampling, the study included the first 32 patients(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of dental myths and perceived knowledge regarding oral healthcare practices and its associations with levels of education amongst low socioeconomic strata in Karachi, Pakistan. METHODS The cross-sectional study was conducted in January 2011. Two-staged random sampling was conducted to achieve a sample size of 576(More)
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