Table 1

Characteristics of the practices of Brazilian dentists licensed in relative analgesia
Characteristics N %
Practice
More than two specialization degrees 28 22.2
Pediatric Dentistry 28 22.2
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 23 18.3
Implant Dentistry and Periodontology 17 13.5
General Dentistry 16 12.7
Other specialization 14 10.4
Did not answer 1 0.8
Population served by relative analgesia
Adults and children 52 40.9
Adults 34 26.8
Children 7 5.5
Did not answer 34 26.8
Practice of relative analgesia
During training program and after 102 80.3
In training program only 23 18.1
None 2 1.6
Practice of relative analgesia in respondents’ own dental practice
Yes 90 70.9
No 36 28.4
Did not answer 1 0.8
Frequency of practice of relative analgesia (includes respondents’ use in dental practices other than their primary practice location)
Never 27 21.3
Sometimes 68 53.5
Often 18 14.2
Always 12 9.4
Don’t know 1 0.8
Did not answer 1 0.8

Daher et al.

Daher et al. BMC Oral Health 2012 12:21   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-12-21

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