Anam Masood, Rauha Sheikh, Ayesha Iqbal, Dr Mohsin Majeed, Dr Sara Izhar
Aim: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the perception of cross-infection in dental practice between dental surgeons and clinical dentistry students. Study Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration: In the dental department of Nishtar Hospital Multan for one year duration from January 2019 to January 2020. Methods: Interviews were conducted with forty-three (43) dentists and fifty-seven (57) students. Seventy-nine percent of respondents asked patients about their medical history before performing any dental procedures, sixty-five percent examined their patients for viral blood pathologies (HBV, HCV and HIV). Results and Conclusion: In 100% of patient’s gloves were worn and replaced during dental treatment, and 10 percent of the glasses wore glasses and ninety percent of the masks. Thirty-five percent of participants had a positive history of needle stick injury during dental use, and 65 percent of needles and blades were thrown into safe containers after use, and 84 percent came out of the needle sleeve. after local anesthetic injection. Keywords: Cross-infection Control, Awareness.