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Evaluation of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of General Dentists Regarding Oral Cancer in Sari, Iran Mohammad Mehdizadeh1, Maryam Seyed Majidi2, Saber Sadeghi3,Mahtab Hamzeh4

Abstract Background: Oral cancer has emerged as a significant cause of global public health concern. If a cancerous lesion is diagnosed in primary stages, the survival rate would be higher. Thus, the aim of 1. Det. of Oral and Maxillofacial this study was to evaluate knowledge, attitude and practice of general dentist Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol regarding oral cancer in Sari, Iran. University of Medical Sciences, Methods:This cross sectional analytical study was performed on general Babol, Iran dentists of Sari, Iran. The dentists were given a questionnaire including 2. Dept. of Oral Pathology, Faculty of demographic characteristics of the dentists and questions about knowledge, Dentistry, Babol University of attitude and practice regarding oral cancer. Data were subjected to SPSS 18.0. Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran 3. Dept. of Periodontology, Faculty of Quantitative data were reported as mean (±SD) and qualitative data were shown Dentistry, Mashhad University of as percent. Kolmogorov- Smirnoff sample test, t-test (p

Evaluation of knowledge, attitude and practice of general dentists regarding oral cancer in sari, iran.

Oral cancer has emerged as a significant cause of global public health concern. If a cancerous lesion is diagnosed in primary stages, the survival rat...
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