Table 3: The Prescription of Antibiotics for Dental Procedures in Relation to Gender (N=38)

Types of Dental Procedures Responses (%)
Yes No I don't know
Males Females Males Females Males Females
Surgical tooth extraction 100 100 0 0 0 0
Periodontal surgery 96 100 0 0 4 0
Dental implants 88 100 4 0 8 0
Biopsy 88 100 0 0 12 0
Apicectomy 88 100 4 0 8 0
Re-implantation of avulsed tooth 81 100 4 0 15 0
Scaling and Polishing 73 100 15 0 12 0
Simple tooth extraction 88 85 12 15 0 0
Endodontic treatment 56 84 44 7 0 7
Abscess drainage 80 85 20 15 0 0
Dento-alveolar trauma 83 92 13 0 4 8
Placement of fixed orthodontic bands 12 46 65 39 23 15
TOTAL 84% 11% 5%
Simple and complex restorations 12* 69* 88* 31* 0 0
Tooth preparation and impression taking 23* 85* 73* 15* 4 0
Placement of rubber dam 17* 77* 71* 23* 12 0
Matrix band and wedging 31* 92* 61* 8* 8 0
TOTAL 51% 46% 3%
Intraligamentary local anaesthetic 46 77 39 23 15 0
Inferior alveolar block 46 61 50 39 4 0

* statistically significant (p<0.05)

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