Knowledge and awareness of anug among dental students

S.Vignesh., Dhanraj and Suresh

Topic: Knowledge and awareness of ANUG (Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis) among the dental students

Aim : To observe and analyse knowledge of ANUG (Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis) among the students in Dentistry
Objective: To identify the awareness of ANUG in the dental students

Background: ANUG is known as the Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. It has a common symptoms like pain, bleeding.It is often present on the dental papillae & marginal gingiva. It causes severe pain during the time of swallowing & talking.This can be diagnosed only by the clinical findings.The chief diagnosis is the gums does not respond immediately to the conventional treatment. It's common treatment includes Rinsing,improved oral therapy.

Reason :The knowledge and awareness levels about ANUG amongst the dental students seems to unclear and this study was initiated to explore this further.

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