Received: 4 February 2021
Accepted: 24 October 2021
First Online: 17 November 2021
: Approval from ethical committee (No: JSS/DCH/IEC/2017-18/01) of JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysore, Karnataka, was obtained, and the study was conducted in accordance with the ethical standards.A total of 240 South Indian patients, ranging in age from 18 to 60 years old, which came to the dental department for regular dental check-ups and minor tooth cleaning, including undergraduate, postgraduate students, and staff, were chosen at random and their written informed consent was obtained.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.