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Title: Knowledge and attitude of dentists toward amalgam bonding systems in Riyadh area
Authors: Awliya, W.
Abdel-Latif, H.
Keywords: Amalgam; bonding systems; amalgam restoration
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Egyptian Dental Association
Citation: Egyptian Dental Journal; 47(2.2): 1009
Abstract: The aim of this study was to assess knowledge and attitude of dentists toward amalgam bonding systems in Riyadh area, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 250 questionnaire papers were distributed in a dental meeting, which was held in Riyadh, October 2001. The questionnaire includes questions regarding the utilization of bonding systems, the source of getting information about these systems, and the reasons from using the bonding systems with amalgam restorations. The results indicated that 46% of the respondents did not use amalgam?bonding systems and the main reason was unavailability of the material followed by lack of knowledge regarding the material. 87% of the respondents from the private practice used bonded amalgam restorations in comparison to 50% from the governmental sector. From the amalgam bonding system user, 83% indicated that to make the amalgam retentive in the cavity is the main reason from their utilization of the bonding systems.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16781
ISSN: 0070-9484
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