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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44606

Sterilization and Disinfection process followed amongst Prosthodontists during Covid-19- Omicron time in Madhya Pradesh.

Dr.Shaik Ali Hassan, Dr.Gaurav Beohar, Dr.Surabhi Dudhe, Dr.Ajay Kumar Thawani, Dr.Prajakta Thool, Dr.Uswah Khan


Objectives: The purpose of the short study was to know the type of sterilization and disinfection procedures followed by general practicing Prosthodontists, faculty, and postgraduate students in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Material and Methods: The questionnaire was prepared in google forms and was circulated in social media to students pursuing their MDS, Faculty, and Prosthodontists who are into private practice .The questionnaire mainly included questions that were related to sterilization and disinfection for Prosthodontic procedures which was done to check the sterilization and disinfection procedures followed in clinics and college . The questionnaire was circulated using Google forms and the filled forms were obtained. Statistical analysis was done with Statistical product and service solution (SPSS) version 21 software. Results:The participants were divided into groups of 3,Group 1- consists of MDS students,Group 2- consists of clinical practitioners, and Group 3- consists of academicians.A total of 500 participants took part which includes 242 MDS students, 97 academicians, and 162Prosthodontists who are doing private practice. Conclusion: A higher percentage of responses were from post-graduate students and MDS professionals which stated that most of them use proper sterilizationa and disinfection. This study shows that there is a strong need to implement periodic educational interventions and training programs on infection control practices for COVID-19 across dental care professionals.This study was done to find out what are the sterilization and disinfection protocols followed by Prosthodontists in their clinics and instititutions


Prosthodontist, Covid-19, Omicron, Sterilization, Disinfection

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