Journal article

Special care dentistry perception among dentists in Jakarta: An online survey study

Masita Mandasari, Febrina Rahmayanti, Hajer Derbi, Yuniardini S Wimardhani

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2021

Abstract

Special Care Dentistry (SCD) or Special Needs Dentistry is a branch of dentistry concerned with the oral health of people with a variety of medical conditions or limitations that require more than routine delivery of care. There were reports on oral status of special care patients and special interest group for SCD dentists in Indonesia has existed. However, there was not perception report on SCD amongst dentists in Jakarta. This paper will describe the perception of dentists in Jakarta towards SCD. A cross-sectional questionnaire, translated and cross adapted to Indonesian, was distributed online through Whatsapp to dentists registered in Jakarta late 2019. Quantitative data was analyzed us..

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Grants

Awarded by Universitas Indonesia through International-Indexed Publication Grant (PUTI Universitas Indonesia


Funding Acknowledgements

MM received fundings from Universitas Indonesia through International-Indexed Publication Grant (PUTI Universitas Indonesia NKB-1921/UN2.RST/HKP.05.00/2020) https://ui.ac.id/en/.The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.