MANAGEMENT ATTITUDES OF DENTISTS IN DENTAL OFFICES

Cătălina Iulia Săveanu, Norina Consuela Forna, Ioan Dănilă, Lucia Bârlean, Carina Balcoș, Vlad Dănilă, Corina Cheptea, Loredana Golovcencu, Daniela Anistoroaei

ABSTRACT  The aim of the study was to analyze the attitudes and the knowledge of dentists.. Material and methods A questionnaire-based study was conducted including 152 dentists (72,4%-female, 27,6% males) aged between 25-65 years, from Moldavia, Romania. The questionnaire included 23 questions related to preventive practices in the dental office. Data were statistically analyzed using the SPSS14.00 program and chi-square test (p≤0.05). Results: The evaluation of the results was based on experience level in years: Gr.1=0-5, Gr.2=5-10, Gr.3=10-20, Gr.4=more 20. Results Although there are differences between groups are not statistically significant p≥0, 05 the dentists considered that a management course is necessary and think a function should be managed by the office physician using standards established by management but they have not the information management systems.   Conclusions The development of networks of specialized courses to train personnel in dental office management is imperative. 

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