Z. Iqbal, A. Hanif, S. A. Khan, A. Rashid, A. U. Hassan, S. Rana, A. Tariq
Aim: The purpose of the study was to explore the knowledge of the dentists regarding effective acute dental pain management among pregnant women.
Methodology: Descriptive cross-sectional study design was conducted in the Operative Department, Dental Hospital at The University of Lahore. Sample size was 378 as in a Pakistani study. Non-probability convenient sampling technique was used to collect data. As descriptive statistics and data was analysed
Results: Among 378 dentists, 122 (32.3%) had excellent knowledge and 143(37.8%) had good knowledge while 113 (29.9%) dentists had poor knowledge regarding management of acute dental pain during pregnancy
Conclusion: Majority of the dentists reported good knowledge to deal pregnant patients with regards to procedure preferences.
Keywords: Pregnant patients, Text books, Trimester, Dental pain management