Author(s): Sushma Singh, Jaanvi Manyar, Pooja Markad, Malti Maurya, Chandni Menghani, Aashish Mishra
Periodontal diseases, dental caries, and oral cancer are the most prevalent dental diseases affecting people in the Indian community. An online survey was conducted to study awareness and oral hygiene practices commonly followed. Total 272 responses were analyzed and results were summarized. 56.6% respondents brush teeth two times a day. 25.1% respondents visit dentists regularly for check-ups. 15.1% respondents use mouthwash two times a day to maintain oral hygiene. Overall awareness regarding oral hygiene and practices is poor and needs improvement.