This article “Patient perception for dentist’s attire and hygienic practices” discusses the preferences and perceptions of dental patients in Karachi Pakistan. As we are seeing more accommodations and relaxations in professional attire world over, the paper concludes that patients still prefer the professional attire and image for a dentist, and this impacts their choice of dentist. An additional important finding is the correlation of level of education with awareness about sterilisation. This is important because in many countries, there are substandard sterilisation practices that take place every year, which results in many health complications for the patients.

The article was originally published in Annals of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi in 2008. Click the picture to download the article

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