Rafi Ahmed Togoo

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AIM The aim of this study was to determine the dentists' opinions on causes for high prevalence of dental caries in the country and to assess their level of knowledge about preventive dental care. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire based national crosssectional survey among 500 dentists was conducted under the auspices of Directorate of Dentistry,(More)
BACKGROUND During fixed orthodontic therapy, adolescents tend to have higher chances of gingivitis and gingival enlargement (GE) compared to adults. A cross sectional study was undertaken to evaluate the above hypothesis, by assessing GE in patients of different age groups receiving fixed orthodontic therapy. MATERIALS & METHODS Patients undergoing(More)
Subjective perceptions and perceived needs for dental care in a population can provide important information for policy-makers. This study aimed to assess self-perceived personal oral health status among the Saudi Arabia population who could be accessed through social media. A pre-tested questionnaire for completion online was designed to assess(More)
  • Rafi Ahmed Togoo, Atheer A. Al-Hammadi, Nada A. Al-Rabai, Shatha M. Ahmasani, Bayan D. Al-Qahtani
  • 2017
Background: As the number of young infants attending day-care centers is increasing exponentially, secondary caregivers have assumed the prime role in the prevention of early childhood caries. Objective: The objective of this study is to assess caregivers’ knowledge, attitudes, and oral health practices for infants attending day-care centers in two major(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge and practices of Saudi dentists in finishing and polishing composite restorations. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional questionnaire-based study was conducted among 306 Saudi dentists from March to April 2012. The collected data were analyzed using Microsoft Excel 2010 program and descriptive(More)
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