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Even till now, nothing much has been done to explore the inflammation and prevention of the same around the implants placed, hence the aim of this study was to evaluate factor associated with dentist knowledge, attitude along with practice in preventing peri-implant diseases. This was a descriptive, cross-sectional, questionnaire based study carried within Dental professionals of Patna city. Stratified random sampling technique was the sampling method utilized in this study. The survey was conducted among 132 dentists. A questionnaire was framed by using google forms.  Most of dental professionals were having fair knowledge {61(46.21%)}, positive attitude {61 (46.21%)} and poor practice (47.72%)} towards prevention of Peri-implant diseases. On application of Chi-square test, it was found that knowledge of study participants was significantly (0.05*) associated with gender, average duration of doing Implant surgery while attitude was significantly (0.05*) associated with age and degree. It was concluded that knowledge was fair; attitude was positive and despite this practice was poor regarding the prevention of Peri-Implant diseases among Dental professionals. Factors associated with knowledge, attitude and practice of study participants was gender, average duration of doing Implant surgery, age and degree.

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Attitude Knowledge Practice Peri-implant Prevention

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Amit Shah, Gaurav Mishra, Pallavi Singh, Pankaj Kumar Singh, Vaibhav Krishna Singh, & Gargi Nimbulkar. (2021). Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Prevention of Peri-Implant Infection and Inflammation: A Cross-Sectional Descriptive Survey. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 12(1), 718-723. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v12i1.4169