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Volume 14, Issue 6 - Dec 2014
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Volume 14, Issue 3 - Jun 2014
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Anxiety and fatigue related to dental practices of dental hygiene students
Lee, Hyang-Nim ; Kim, Eun-Mi ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 131~137
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.131
Objectives : The aim of the study is to investigate anxiety, fatigue and stress of dental hygiene students in clinical practice and to improve the psychological support program. Methods : A self-reported questionnaire was filled out by 428 dental hygiene students in 4 universities in Gwagju and Jeonnam. Data were analyzed for anxiety, stress and fatigue, general characteristics using SPSS 18.0 program for descriptive statistics, ANOVA, and correlation. Results : Saliva suction showed the most high score in treatment(
) and was followed by children dental care(
), preventive dental care(
), maxillofacial radiology(
). During the clinical practice, students felt uneasy when they stayed in relative home(p<0.05). Poor interpersonal relation(p<0.001), poor health condition(p<0.01), low satisfaction with major(p<0.01), the other cause of major choice(p<0.01) influenced on their stress. Satisfaction with major was closely related to clinical practice performance, anxiety, physical fatigue and mental fatigue. Conclusions : In order to reduce physical, mental, neuro sensory fatigue of students in clinical practice, it is recommended to reinforce the patient care etiquettes in curricula.
Stress and coping of dental hygiene students in clinical practice
Shim, Hyung-Soon ; Lee, Hyang-Nim ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 139~145
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.139
Objectives : The purpose of the study is to investigate the clinical practice stress reduction and to improve clinical practice satisfaction in dental hygiene students. Methods : The subjects were 354 dental hygiene students in Gwangju and Jeonnam. A self-reported questionnaire was filled out from June 3 to 21, 2013. The questionnaire included stress management in the clinical practice. Results : As for clinical practice stress, there was a significant relevance between satisfaction in major and clinical practice. Clinical practice stress coping had a significant relevance to clinical practice satisfaction and clinical practice stress. Conclusions : In order to reduce clinical practice stress in dental hygiene students and to enhance clinical practice satisfaction, it is important to develop clinical practice stress management program and to develop the appropriate measurement tool for stress.
The management effect of TDC(Total Dental Care) internship program
Cho, Min-Jung ; Kim, Eun-Mi ; Ha, Myung-Ok ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 147~154
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.147
Objectives : The purpose of the study is to identify the efficiency of total dental care(TDC) internship program. Methods : Dental hygiene students participated in the total dental care(TDC) internship program for 4 weeks in dental clinics practice. A self-reported questionnaire was filled out from June to July in 2012. The questionnaire consisted of oral health condition and dental care services by the students, dentists, and dental hygienists after TDC internship program. Results : Satisfaction degree of the students was
points. The patients satisfied with TDC internship program and it was helpful to their dental health care(4.0 points). There were significant changes in tooth brushing method, frequency and O'Leary plaque index. Satisfaction degree of the dentists was 4.09 points and that of the dental hygienists was 3.80 points. Conclusions : TDC internship program is very helpful for the students not only to play an outstanding role in their dental care activities after employment but also to establish the real identity of the dental hygienist.
Effect of self-resilience and self-efficiency on the satisfaction with major in dental hygiene students
Choi, Mi-Sook ; Jang, Young-Ho ; Yun, Hyun-Kyung ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 155~162
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.155
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of self-resilience and self-efficiency on the satisfaction with major in dental hygiene students. Methods : The data were analyzed by the frequency analysis, one-way ANOVA, Duncan post-hoc analysis, correlation analysis, multiple regression analysis using SPSS 18.0. The subjects were 411 dental hygiene students in A University in Gyeongsangbuk-do and K-University in Gyeongsangnam-do from November 4 to 15, 2013. Results : The satisfaction with major in dental hygiene students showed the positive correlation with self-resilience and self-efficiency. Multiple regression analysis revealed the optimistic attitude towards the self-resilience and self-efficiency. The explanation power was 13%. Conclusions : The self-resilience and self-efficiency had a positive effect on the satisfaction with major. It is necessary to develop the program that can help increase the self-resilience and self-efficiency, and apply such program to the curricula.
The effect of the oral health behaviors on the periodontal status in teenagers
Jung, Jae-Hwa ; Kim, Keon-Yeop ; Jeong, Seong-Hwa ; Kim, Ki-Su ; Lee, Yu-Mi ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 163~171
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.163
Objectives : This study aims to improve health and the quality of life of teenagers by identifying an association between the periodontal status and oral health behaviors of Korean teenagers using 2010 Korean National Oral Health Survey data. Methods : Subjects were teenagers aged from 12 to 15 in Korean National Oral Health Survey (KNOHS). The questionnaire consisted of periodontal status, general characteristics, periodontal related factors, and oral health related behaviors. Results : Gingival bleeding was found in 56.9% of teenagers because unhealthy periodontal status and tartars were found. Those who were 15 years old had unhealthier periodontal status than those who aged 12 years old. Those who lived in rural areas tended to have worse periodontal status than those who lived in the big cities. Access to dental floss, mouth rinsing solution and regular dental checkup tended to make the healthier periodontal status. Smokers had the worse periodontal status than the nonsmokers. Conclusions : The oral health care in the teenagers aged from 12 to 15 is very important because the permanent dentition is completed in this stage. It is necessary to lay emphasis on the oral health improvement and dental caries prevention program to the teenagers.
Comparison of oral health status of school children utilizing school toothbrushing facility or school dental clinic
Kang, Hyun-Joo ; Kwon, Hyun-Suk ; Yu, Byeng-Chul ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 173~179
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.173
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to provide the basic data for the development of oral health education program and to make schoolchildren practice the right oral health care behaviors. Methods : Data were collected from 259 elementary school students including 134 boys and 125 girls in Busan from November 26 to December 20, 2012. The groups were tooth brushing group and dental clinic group. All statistical analyses were analyzed by frequency analysis and chi-square test using SPSS 18.0 program. Results : School dental clinic group showed higher awareness level of fluoride and sealant effect of prevention(p=0.000). Toothbrushing facility group showed higher awareness level of brushing tooth(p=0.011). School dental clinic group showed higher awareness level of fluoride toothpaste(p=0.000). Both school dental clinic group and toothbrushing facility group showed higher awareness level of oral health education(p=0.001). School dental clinic group showed higher awareness level for tooth brushing method after education(p=0.000). Both school dental clinic group and toothbrushing facility group showed higher level of education. Conclusions : School dental clinic group showed higher level for oral health knowledge and toothbushing facility group showed high level for oral health behavior. Both School dental clinic group and toothbrushing facility group showed higher level of oral health education and tooth brushing method after education. Both school dental clinic group and toothbrushing facility group proved to promote oral health. Activation of school toothbrushing facility is very important to change the oral health workforce.
Comparison of the effect of oral health education by grade in some elementary school students
Park, Il-Soon ; Choi, Eun-Mi ; Kim, Hye-Jin ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 181~187
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.181
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of oral health education conducted by a dental hygienist in order to provide some information on intensive oral health education to elementary school students. Methods : Subjects were the students of J and M elementary schools in Seoul from October 28 to November 16, 2011. Oral health education was provided by a dental hygienist, and then they took the PHP test again to verify the effect of the oral health education. Results : Concerning changes in PHP scores after the oral health education, the scores of the students dropped from 2.34 in the pretest to 1.85 in the posttest(p<.001). As to changes in PHP scores by grade after the oral health education, the third graders and sixth graders got 2.40 and 1.36, respectively. Regarding satisfaction level with the oral health education, they got 4.07 out of five points. Among the items of satisfaction with the oral health education by grade, there were significant gaps in a change of toothbrushing method(p<.001) and a change of dietary control(p<.001) by grade. Conclusions : The finding of the study showed that both the third and sixth graders had less score in the PHP test and credibility to the effectiveness of the oral health education by the dental hygienist.
Awareness and educational needs towards the multicultural family in dental hygienists in public health center
Jang, Sun-Hee ; Lee, Gwang-Hee ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 189~196
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.189
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to examine the awareness of dental hygienists in public health center towards multicultural family and educational needs to provide information on community oral health programs. Methods : The subjects were 74 recruited from 126 dental hygienists in 14 public dental clinics in Jeonbuk Province. A self-reported questionnaire was filled out by 64 dental hygienists in charge of dental health care. Data were anlatzed by the statistical package SPSS WIN 12.0. Results : The characteristics of the subjects had no impact on their positive multicultural awareness, and there existed differences by age, rank and period of services in the channel of information acquisition. They got 3.5 out of five in multicultural awareness showing a positive way. The types of medical services for multicultural family revealed that they provided oral health education, dental checkup services and simple treatment covered by health insurance. Health insurance accounted for 15.4 percent of dental services. The obstacles to dental services in multicultural family were communication problems, poor concern for oral health and cultural gaps. They got 3.86 out of five points in educational needs for multicultural family who need the dental education most. The multicultural family showed the higher score in every question. Conclusions : Public health center dental clinics should help dental hygienists to acquire information on multicultural family. Public health center should provide the easy access way of dental health checkup for the multicultural family.
Effect of indoor environmental factors on the physical symptoms of dental hygienists
Hong, Min-Hee ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 197~204
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.197
Objectives : The purpose of the study is to examine the effect of the indoor environmental factors of dental hygienists on physical symptoms. Methods : The subjects were 210 dental hygienists in dental hospitals and clinics in Seoul, Gyeonggi Province, Incheon and South Chungnam Province from May 1 to June 20, 2013. Results : There were significant differences between the presence or absence of windows in respiratory symptoms and eye symptoms. Room temperature, bad smell, and dry humidity had significant influences on physical and respiratory symptoms. Dermatological and ophthalmological symptoms were affected by dryness, smell and dusts. Dusts and bad smell also had influences on a variety of subjective symptoms. Conclusions : The indoor environments of dental hospitals and clinics affect the respiratory, dermatological, and ophthalmological symptoms because various hazardous materials are generated by the dental treatment. Therefore dental hygienists should have a correct understanding of bacteria, dusts and bio-aerosol in order to ensure the successful environmental control.
The relationship between humor and empowerment in clinical dental hygienist
Kim, Young-Im ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 205~211
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.205
Objectives : The purpose of the study is to investigate the relationship between humor and empowerment in clinical dental hygienist. Methods : Subjects were 374 clinical dental hygienist in Jeollabuk-do from April 20 to June 4, 2013. Data were analyzed using the statistical package SPSS WIN 12.0 for frequency, mean and standard deviation analysis, one-way ANOVA and linear regression. Results : The mean score or the clinical dental hygienist of humor was 2.55 out of 4 each of the sub-dimensions including emotional expressiveness, message sensitivity and preference of humor. Empowerment was 3.50 out of 5 and each of the sub-dimensions including meaning, competence, self-determination and impact. There was a significantly positive correlation between the sense of humor and the empowerment. Conclusions : It is necessary to develop the empowerment combined with humor sense in the curricula of dental hygiene education and leadership management in the clinical dental hygienist.
Effect of role function and personality characteristics of mentor on role stress and organization effectiveness of newly appointed dental hygienists
Yun, Hyun-Kyung ; Kim, Han-Gon ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 213~221
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.213
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to examine the role function and personality characteristics of mentors on the role stress and organization effectiveness of newly-appointed dental hygienists. Methods : The data were analyzed by the frequency analysis, reliability analysis, validity analysis, and structured equation model(SEM) using AMOS 18.0. The subjects were 214 newly appointed dental hygienists in the hospitals and clinics in Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do Province from January to May, 2013. Results : The hypothesis model proved to be appropriate for high validity. A significant results were observed in sociopsychological function and role ambiguity, personality characteristics and role ambiguity, role ambiguity and role conflict, role ambiguity and job satisfaction, role ambiguity and organization commitment, role ambiguity and turnover intention, and career function and organization commitment. Conclusions : It is important to help manage the job-related role stress of newly appointed dental hygienist and increase organizational effectiveness by developing and applying the 'standardized role functions of mentor' which can increase the adaptability of newly appointed dental hygienists.
Use and educational needs of auxiliary oral care products in a large enterprise employees
Park, Sin-Young ; Lee, Heung-Soo ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 223~230
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.223
Objectives : The purpose of the study is to develop a program of oral health education by investigating the use and educational needs on auxiliary oral care products in employees. Methods : A self-administered questionnaire was filled out by 321 employees in the heavy industry in Youngam-gun. Results : Most of the employees used the dental floss. Approximately 72.6% answered that they did not receive the education on auxiliary oral care products and 81.3% of subjects did not participate in the education for the auxiliary oral care products. If free education is provided, 66.5% would receive the auxiliary oral care products use education. The best ways of education were expert lecture and brochure. Conclusions : The employees want the continuing education for the use of auxiliary oral care products. The oral health promotion program must be focused on the active practice of oral health behavior.
Analysis of the current status of oral health guidance in community children's centers
Kim, Young-Sook ; Jun, Soo-Kyung ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 231~240
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.231
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to examine the oral health programs for children of the low income classes in order to prevent oral health problems and to provide the effective oral health programs in community children's centers. Methods : The subjects were 464 teachers in community children's centers in Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi-do, Chungcheongbuk-do, and Jeollabuk-do. Results : There were differences between the regions(p<0.05) in oral health guidance among teachers in municipal and provincial community children's centers. The oral health education was considered as the most important thing in those who had more than 6 years career(71.8%), and followed by those having less than five years career(61.3%) and those having two years career(53.8%)(p<0.05). Although many children registered the program and newsletter was sent to the children's homes, but 70% of the children did not brush their teeth regularly(p<0.05). Regardless of region, gender, teaching career, and number of enrolled children, 90 percent or more people found that it necessary for community children's centers to collaborate with dental clinics. There were gender differences between the male and female(p<0.05). Male accounted for 42.4% response rate and female accounted for 36.4%. Approximately About 48.5% of male and 61.6% of female thought that the oral health program is the most important thing(p<0.05). Conclusions : The development of the customized oral health program is the most critical factor to the oral health behavior change in the children in the community children's centers and public dental clinics.
A study on ethical requirements for the protection of human subjects in the publication guidelines of dental health journals
Jeong, Eun-Young ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 241~250
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.241
Objectives : The purpose of the study was to examine the ethical requirements for the protection of human subjects in the publication guidelines of dental health journals. Methods : The guidelines of 27 dental health journals were reviewed to determine ethical standards alone, with Helsinki Declaration, by an institutional review board (IRB), informed consent, protection of subject privacy and confidentiality, and no conflicts of interest. Results : 1. Dentistry journals listed on National Research Foundation of Korea had a conflict of interest disclosure provisions of the contribution(76.9%) and the IRB approval(61.5%). 2. Half of the dental health journals were not listed on National Research Foundation of Korea Society but they agreed the advance posting provisions. 3. Dental hygiene journals provide 100% of ethics alone and receive 75% of IRB in the papers. 4. Dental health and dental hygiene journals have conflicts of interest disclosure regulations(59.2%) and IRB approval(51.8%). 5. There existed statistically significant differences between the dental health journals whether they were listed on the human subjects and ethical standards for protection in National Research Foundation of Korea or not. Conclusions : While the publication guidelines of dental health journals have followed to a greater extent in recent years, there is still a need for further instructions to ensure that the authors satisfy all ethical requirements in conducting research on human subjects. IRB approval for dental journals must be standardized and reinforced reflecting the characteristics of each journals. The researchers should obey the code of ethics suitable for education and the editors must review the paper continuously.
Descriptive literature review on dental fear in Korea(2004-2012)
Jun, Bo-Hye ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 251~259
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.251
Objectives : The purpose of the study was to investigate the overall research trend and change in dental fear during 9 years(2004-2012) and to identify the major outcomes and future directions to research. Methods : Descriptive literature review was conducted for dental fear in Korea. The research setting should be elementary, middle, high schools and adults. Results : In this study, the literature review of the most used tools to measure fear was that DFS. The most commonly used instrument was Dental Fear Survey(DFS) in the literature review. The number of dacayed tooth was proportional to subjective fear and anxiety. The indirect experience of dental pain was heard from family and friends. So the fear caused the patients to have negative bias toward dental treatment. The negative reliability towards the dentist increased the dental fear to the patients. Conclusions : Through the literature review, dental hygienists are able to understand the dental fear of the patients.
Comparison of dental information websites in some nations
Kim, Seon-Yeong ; Kim, Yun-Jeong ; Moon, Sang Eun ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 261~267
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.261
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to compare the dental information websites in some nations and to provide the basic data for clinical application. Methods : Two hundred twenty-four dental websites were chosen by using Yahoo search engine. The websites included 59 from the United States, 50 from the United Kingdom, 54 from Canada, and 61 from Korea. The survey was conducted from August 15 to September 30, 2011. Results : The guidance of medical treatment expenses was the most sustainable in the United Kingdom and followed by the United States, Canada, and Korea(p<0.001). Korean dental information website provided the visitor's message. The United Kingdom provided the best type of FormMail and the United States, Canada and Korea also provided(p<0.001). Korean dental information website showed the best types of messages and was followed by the United States, Cadana and the United Kingdom. Korean dental information had the best type of FormMail(p<0.001). Conclusions : In order to make the accurate access to the dental health information website, it is necessary to provide the easy access and continuous research efforts to the information system.
Delphi analyses for the activation of program for the public oral health center
Lee, Sun-Mi ; Hwang, Yoon-Sook ; Choi, Boo-Keun ; Yoo, Jung-Sook ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 269~279
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.269
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to investigate the oral health center operation and to activate the program development of public oral health center. Methods : Delphi analyses were utilized by the recruited expert panel from August to September in 2012. Results : The difficulty in operation of the oral health centers is the human resources management. In order to solve the human resources operation, utilization of the local human resources is the best choice of the solution. The next choice was the designation of the oral health expert in Ministry of Health and Welfare. So the expert can activate the public oral health care system for the disabled and the underprivileged classes in the long term. Conclusions : In order to activate the oral health centers, Ministry of Health and Welfare should promote the public health center function connected with the cooperation of the Association of dental hygienists.
Change in surface of primary tooth using different type of toothpaste
Choi, Jung-Ok ; Nam, Seoul-Hee ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 281~286
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.281
Objectives : The aim of this study is to evaluate the surface changes of enamel specimen, tooth structure by toothpastes in child and adult. Methods : Experimental teeth were collected from extracted human primary teeth. 120 enamel specimens were prepared by cutting the teeth into
blocks using diamond saw and the specimens were assigned to 3 groups. Group 1 was used as control with no treatment. Group 2 was treated with child toothpaste and Group 3 was treated with adult toothpaste on primary enamel surface for 3 minutes daily over 4 weeks. The specimens were immersed into individual container having artificial saliva and the artificial saliva was changed every day. The electron probe micro analyzer(EPMA) provided weight percent(wt%) of calcium(Ca) and phosphorous(P) on enamel surface. The morphology was analyzed by scanning electron microscopy(SEM). Data were analyzed by one-way analysis of variance(ANOVA) and Tukey's test post-hoc test using SPSS(Version 20, SPSS Inc., Chicago, USA). Level of significance was set at 0.05. Results : The surface changes of the primary teeth revealed a significant difference during 4 weeks. Calcium(Ca) and phosphorous(P) levels were found the weight percent difference and a rough enamel surface was seen on SEM after adult toothpaste application. Conclusions : The changes in Ca and P and the morphological surface were affected by the primary tooth treated with adult toothpaste. Enamel surface showed significant differences during 4 weeks.
Effect of autophagy in human tongue squamous cell carcinoma SCC 25 cells from Scutellariae Radix by ethanol extract
Choi, Byul Bo-Ra ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 14, issue 2, 2014, Pages 287~292
DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.2014.14.02.287
Objectives : The purpose of the study is to examine the cell growth effect and autophagy effect of Scutellariae Radix by ethanol extract in SCC 25 cells. Methods : Cell growth inhibitory effect and autophagy induced by Scutellariae Radix were confirmed by WST-1 assay, monodansylcadaverine(MDC) stain, and flow cytometry by acridine orange(AO) stain. Results : The Scutellariae Radix treatment decreased the cell proliferation in a dose and time dependent manner. Scutellariae Radix has anticancer effects that autophagic vacuoles were apparent by MDC and AO staining in SCC 25 cells. Conclusions : Scutellariae Radix showed anticancer activity against SCC 25 cells via autophagy. The data provided the possibility that Scutellariae Radix may potentially contribute to oral cancer treatment.