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      <journal-id journal-id-type="publisher">JOHS</journal-id>
      <journal-id journal-id-type="nlm-ta">Journ of Health Scien</journal-id>
        <journal-title>Journal of HealthCare Sciences</journal-title>
        <abbrev-journal-title abbrev-type="pubmed">Journ of Health Scien</abbrev-journal-title>
      <issn pub-type="ppub">2231-2196</issn>
      <issn pub-type="opub">0975-5241</issn>
        <publisher-name>Radiance Research Academy</publisher-name>
      <article-id pub-id-type="publisher-id">17</article-id>
      <article-id pub-id-type="doi">http://dx.doi.org/10.52533/JOHS.2021.1105</article-id>
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        <article-title>Knowledge of Dental Students and Dentists Towards Dental Ethics in Riyadh City: A Cross-Sectional Study&#13;
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        <p>Background: Ethics encompasses moral conduct and judgment. The typical expectation of any dental practitioner to benefit society __ampersandsign humanity and to provide the best ethical attitude towards their patients. There are five ethical components: autonomy (self-governess), non-malfeasance (do no harm), beneficence (do good), justice (fairness), veracity (truthfulness). This study aims to evaluate dental student and dental practitioner knowledge of dental ethics at dental schools in Riyadh city.&#13;
Methods: This is a cross-sectional study of dental students and dentists from different dental schools in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia. The study populations encompassed dental students and dentists in Riyadh City, to a total of 625 individuals. A questionnaire was utilized to address the five main components of ethics. It was approved by the institutional review board of Riyadh Elm University.&#13;
Results: A total of 625 participants were included in the study and of these, 67.5% (n= 422) were female. Only education year (P-value= 0.002), and university (P-value= 0.042) were significant predictors of the participant__ampersandsign#39;s awareness of the Hippocratic oath. Meanwhile, gender (P-value= 0.004), and university (P-value&lt; 0.001) were the significant predictors of the participants’ knowledge of the non-maleficence (do no harm) concept.&#13;
Conclusion: Most of the participants were unaware of the five ethical components. Dentists and dental students should know more about these principles. More courses and workshops are recommended to provide sufficient knowledge on ethical components among dental students.&#13;
        <kwd>Dental ethics</kwd>
        <kwd> ethics and professionalism</kwd>
        <kwd> code of ethics</kwd>
        <kwd> dentist</kwd>
        <kwd> dental students</kwd>
        <kwd> practical knowledge</kwd>
        <kwd> Saudi Arabia</kwd>