In day to day life, every dental care
professional faces taboos among different population.
Myths and taboos play an important role in everyone’s
life. Even though, India is a country where it is said to
be developing year by year, still there are some
population who believes certain taboos, the belief of
such taboos has made a great impact in their lifestyle as
well as in the maintenance of oral hygiene. This study
was conducted among the general population as well as
the patients attending the OPD in dental college, set of
15 closed questionnaires were given to them as a survey.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the
percentage of people who still believe the taboos
regarding dental extraction and their willingness
towards dental treatment as well as tooth extraction.