TOOTH SENSITIVITY AMONG RESIDENTIAL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN CHENNAI
Objective: To assess the experience of TS of residential university students from different universities in Chennai.
Methods: Students of different colleges were given questionnaires on TS. The answered questionnaires were then analyzed in SPSS online software
and the results were found
Results: From the data, it is infered that the knowledge of treatment for TS isnâ€™t well-known among students and improper brushing techniques and
soft drink consumption are main reasons for TS.
Conclusion: From the data, one can infer that TS has becomeNo quite prevalent in todayâ€™s society and with less awareness on its treatment. The
people should be taught to maintain their oral hygiene, and proper brushing techniques should be taught and diet should be altered according to
health. Soft drinks should be avoided to the highest extent and treatment for sensitivity should be taken promptly.
Keywords: Dentin, sensitivity, students.
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