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Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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Volume 7, Issue 4 - Dec 2007
Volume 7, Issue 3 - Sep 2007
Volume 7, Issue 2 - Apr 2007
Volume 7, Issue 1 - Feb 2007
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A study on the state of infection control in dental clinic
Kim, Kyung-Mi ; Jung, Jae-Yeon ; Hwang, Yoon-Sook ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 213~230
The purpose of this study was to examine the state of infection control provided to members of Korean Dental Hygienists Association. The subjects in this study were dental hygienists who attended a symposium on July 1. 2006. after a survey was conducted, the answer sheets from 489 participants were analyzed, and the findings of the study were as follows: 1. Possession of disinfection room was being(72.7%), and person of infection control was zero(52.9%). Number of sterilizer was one(62.2%). 2. As a repetition choice, type of sterilizer was autoclave(97.9%), UV sterilizer(67.4%) and EO gas sterilizer(21.4%). As a repetition choice, infection materials was ethanol(84.1%). 3. Water tube of unit and chair was using of sterilized water(42.9%). Sterilizing of compressed air was no(69.0%). 4. Re-using of disposal was not using(62.5%), re-using disposal was suction tip(28.2%)(repetition choice) 5. In sterilization of instruments, hand-piece was every using time(28.4%), and reamer-file, bur, mirror, pincette, explorer, hand scaler and ultrasonic scaler were high in every using time. 6. Individual protection was high of using, cleaning of hands before treatment was every treatment(87.0%). Type of soap was liquid type in dental clinic(48.2%), infection soap in dental hospital(41.2%) and solid soap in public health center(50.6%). Answered that they need regular oral health education, and 82.9% respondents answered that they need oral health technicians in school. And 87.8% respondents needed individual oral health education for the benefit of better oral health.
Analysis of the Related Factors of Dental Manpower's Beliefs
Choi, Jun-Seon ; Lee, Myeong-Ju ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 231~245
This study aims to discuss plans to improve the satisfaction level of dental services by understanding characters of beliefs about dental manpower and analyzing its related factors. Data were collected by structured questionnaire whose subjects consist of 1607 persons from 13 years old to 69 years old, who have ever experienced dental institution. Both univariate and biovariate analyses were employed to analyze level of dentist and dental hygienist's beliefs and its related factors and the results gained from the surveys and search are as follows. 1. Among the questions to measure dentist's beliefs, 'Respect for patients' was evaluated as the best, and the lowest items were 'not-hopeful explanation about prognosis of dental treatment', 'satisfactory explanation' and 'whether treatments are stopped by pains or not'. In addition, among questions to measure dental hygienist's beliefs, 'kindly welcome' and 'detailed explanations about medical directions' are the items evaluated as the best and 'notice of waiting time' marked the lowest evaluation. 2. The factors related to beliefs about dentists were age, ache experiences, dental fear, self-reported dental health status, frequence and primary purposes of the visits dental institutions, elapsed time from recently visited, present of favorite dental clinic to visit regularly. 3. The factors related to beliefs about dental hygienists were age, education, occupation, ache experiences, frequence and primary purposes of the visits dental institutions, periodic check of teeth, present of favorite dental clinic to visit regularly. 4. Direct painful, painful treatment experience under insufficient local anesthetic, indirect painful experience and dental fear were positively correlated. And the relationships were positive between ache experiences, dental fear and self-reported dental health status, but relationships were negative between ache experiences, dental fear and dentist! dental hygienist's beliefs.
A study of hospitalized patients' knowledge and practice of oral health
Noh, Eun-Mi ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 247~258
This study intended to provide the basic data for developing the educational materials of the preventive measures of dental diseases and of the improvement method of oral health by examining hospitalized patients' knowledge and practice of oral health. It had a survey for 253 hospitalized patients in D General Hospital located in Ulsan from August 10, 2006 to September 10, 2006. The participants were requested to write down an answer to each question. In relation to the knowledge and practice of oral health, 15 questions were prepared respectively and 5-point scale was employed. The study results were as follows: 1. 53.8% of the participants were females and 25.3% was in the ages of 30~39, 44.7% was high school graduates and 26.1% had professional jobs. 41.9% was hospitalized for less than 5 days. 2. The participants' average knowledge of oral health was
and their average practice was
, which tells that they knowledge oral health, but they are negligent at practicing it. 3. Female patients showed higher knowledge of oral health than males, and the patients in the ages of 30~39 showed the highest knowledge(pE0.05). In terms of the practice of dental health, younger patients showed higher points. The higher their educational and economic background were, the higher their knowledge and practice of oral health were. In addition, the patients involved in office works or public serves showed higher knowledge and practice too(pE0.05).
A study on knowledge and attitude of dental hygienics students in AIDS
Sung, Bo-Kyun ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 259~271
AIDS is increasing by geometric progression in the world with more seriousness and HIV/AIDS is still spreading. Thus, the study enforced a self-administered survey with 526 dental hygiennics students to carry out an upright recognition and education on AIDS by grasping knowledge and attitude of dental hygienics students who will work at dental hospitals or clinics after graduating in AIDS. As the result, the study got the following conclusion. 1. 51.1% of the students got knowledge on AIDS and the majority out of them got its knowledge through school(35.2%) or mass media(10.8%). 2. The average score of dental hygienics students' knowledge in AIDS was 87.67: The first-grade students(86.00), the second-grade students(88.88) and the third-grade students(88.37) (p=0.000). 3. They had an accurate recognition about AIDS' causes, its infection ways and interceptive methods of its infection way in knowledge of AIDS(p=0.000). 4. In their attitudes for AIDS, the average score was
: The first-grade students(56.19), the second-grade students(57.70) and the third-grade students(58.70)(p=0.001). 5. In their attitudes for AIDS, the students(
scores) responded that they would prepare for AIDS' infection of their families(p=0.004) while, on the other hand, the students(
scores) responded that they wanted to avoid PWA's dental treatment(p=0.001). Therefore, it is judged that vocational education as a specialized worker as well as AIDS education should be realized since it was appeared that they had not enough thought as a mature professional worker. 6. Dental hygienics students who would work at dental hospitals or clinics after graduating were in the environment infected in all diseases and so most of the students(
) responded that AIDS education should be included in curriculum.
Investigation of oral health according to obesity and smoking in high-school in Busan
Kim, Min-Young ; Jung, Ui-Jung ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 273~284
Oral health in youth is very important because this period influences life for adult remarkably. Therefore, more effective oral health education and recognition of early treatment for oral disease are required sincerely. For more effectual education for high-school students, it is necessary to consider their circumstance like obesity and smoking. This study will analyze the correlation oral health behavior with obesity and subjective oral health concerns. In addition to, the actual condition of smoking for high-school girls and oral health condition will be verified. A survey was progressed for high-school girls in Busan city and BMI(body mass index) was used for classification of weight. The statistical significance was analyzed using SPSS 13.3 for Windows. Results of this study is following. 1. The frequence of daily toothbrushing was significantly different with obesity although difference of oral health knowledge was not significant. The frequency of toothbrushing of overweight students were lesser than the others. This results may be caused by low-level for oral health concerns and by passive life style of fat person. This habit has possibility of causing serious periodontal disease like periodontitis and tooth caries. 2. The correlation of obesity and time of brush change, using for supplement, and recent dental institution was insignificant. However, concerns of oral health were showed significantly according to obesity. Under-weight and standard-weight students were more concerned about oral health than over-weight. This results can be related to frequence of toothbrushing for fat subject. This relevance of two factors was confirmed by logistic regression analysis. 3. Approximately 70% students have smoking experience responded to uncomfortableness of periodontal conditions. On the other hand, non-smoking students felt uncomfortable in 50%. This results indicated that smoking have an effect on oral health condition. Further study which identify periodontal conditions practically has to go on for verification of direct correlation smoking and oral health.
A study on the recognition of dental implant of dental patient in the city of Jin-ju
Park, Hong-Ryurn ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 285~299
The purpose of this study was to provide basic data of education program and consult for dental implant patient. The 210 of dental patients were selected at five dental clinic located in Jin-ju city. Data were collected by self-administrated questionnaire. A SPSS 10.10 for Windows was used for statistical analysis. The results of the study are summarized as follows: 1. The female responser was 56.2%, the rate of age was thirty years old 26.7%, education level was more than university and college 45.7%, job is company unit 15.2%, income was 100~200man won of 48.6%. 2. Recognition of dental implant was that incase of 'yes' is more than sixty years old 77.3%. 3. The information of implant was from neighborhood 29.0%, and when dental consult 24.3%. 4. The responsor who is everyone can take the dental implant operation is 39.5%, can not take is 32.9%. 5. The responsor who is everyone wants implant operation was 45.2%, 'do not' is 17.1%. 6. Using period of implant tooth is 'forever' 40.0%. In limited of twenty years' is 23.8%. 7. When everyone select to dental clinic was because of dentist medical technique is 64.3%, dental treatment cost is 15.9%. In conclusion, it is necessary for the dental implant patient to make dental consult and education program. So, try to study for make basic data with analysis recognition of dental implant patients.
A basic study for establishment of specialized dental hygienist system around the duties of dental hygienist
Bae, Sung-Suk ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 301~316
With these changes in the environment of dental service, dental hygienists are suggested to change their roles to cope with the changes. Hygienists are putting forth many efforts to promote smooth and efficient dental treatments, and as a practical measure. As a part to cope with such changes. Korea Dental Hygienists Association(KDHA) has prepared the system of Specialized Dental Hygienist and put the system into enforcement through an affiliated organization, Korean Academy of Dental Hygiene. The purpose of this study is to investigate the specialized nurse system in our country's medical environment and the specialized dental hygienist systems in other countries as similar cases comparable to the specialized dental hygienist system in our country and present basic data for the establishment of specialized dental hygienist system. For this study, a survey of dental specialists, such as dentists, dental hygienists and nurses, and patients, has been conducted qualitatively through person-to-person depth interview. The interview questions were related to the need for a specialized dental hygienist system, educational programs, functions and roles, and issues that must be solved for establishment of the system. Based on the interview results, the following conclusions were derived. The specialized dental hygienist system must encourage dental hygienists to possess advanced abilities in clinical practices, present systematic and developmental directions in educational programs, and stimulate specialized dental hygienists to actively work as manager and supervisor, medical health service providers, educators, and researchers. Lastly, for issues that must be solved for the establishment of the system, the duties and jobs of specialized dental hygienists must be defined more concretely, which must be acknowledged by people working in related occupations, citizens and the government. Furthermore, we need to examine the scope of duties of dental hygienists and enact laws and systems to protect the scope. These roles will lead dental hygienists to lay the foundation that allow them to make enthusiastic activities as an oral hygienist and clinician as well as show the way how to act as an educator, a researcher, a manager and an administrator.
A study on the knowledge of dental hygiene students on smoking and the state of smoking
Jung, Jae-Yeon ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 317~327
The purpose of this study was to examine the knowledge of dental hygiene students on smoking and their state of smoking in an attempt to assist dental hygienists to develop good anti-smoking education programs, as dental hygienists should play a critical role in conducting an anti-smoking campaign and education. The subjects in this study were dental hygiene students in six different colleges located in Seoul and Gyeonggi province. After a survey was conducted from April to June, 2007, the answer sheets from 1,322 students were gathered and analyzed. The findings of the study were as follows: 1. As for the reality of smoking, 82.7% were nonsmokers, and 12.2% had been smokers in the past, 5.1% were smokers, which accounted for 5%. Regarding when they started smoking, 47.1% and 35.3% started it in middle school and high school days respectively. So 80% or more began smoking as middle and high schoolers. As to a daily amount of smoking, 36.8% smoked five or less cigarettes, and 22.1% smoked six to 10 cigarettes, 14.7 % smoked 11 to 15 cigarettes. Concerning motivation of smoking, 51.5% did it out of curiosity, and 26.6% intended to get rid of stress. Among the smokers, 80.9% had ever tried to quit smoking, and as for the reason, 51.0 % wanted not to develop a disease in the future, and 25.0% weren't in good health. In regard to what made them fail to give up smoking, 49.0% answered they were increasingly stressed out, and 24.0 % were tempted by others. 2. As to the impact of smoking on the body and illness, the largest group believed it affected unborn babies, and the second largest group was aware of the harmfulness of secondhand smoking. The third largest group thought it exercised an influence on the lung and respiratory ailments, and the fourth largest group believed it was detrimental to health. The fifth greatest group thought tar was harmful to the body. They didn't know well about whether smoking deteriorated the sense of taste, but were well cognizant of the harmfulness of smoking. 3, Their knowledge on the impact of smoking on the body and diseases was evaluated by academic year and in consideration of whether they were smokers or not. And the largest number of them knew the best about smoking's impact on unborn babies and the harmfulness of secondhand smoking, regardless of academic year and whether they were smokers or not. They weren't well aware of its impact on weakening the sense of taste.
Effect of dental fear on dental use behavior and treatment need degree
Jun, Sung-Hee ; Jung, Myung-Hee ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 329~342
This study was conducted in order to know whether DFS questionnaire which can measure dental fear is suitable for dental fear measuring method and to know effect of dental fear on dental use behavior and treatment need degree. This survey was conducted from May 1, 2007 to May 31, 2007. A total of 281 surveys eligible among all the collected surveys were used in the analysis. Collected data were analyzed by using SPSS 12.0. The obtained results were as follows: 1. Based on the reliability analysis, we concluded that the questionnaire of dental fear was reliable, and the Cronbach' s alpha coefficients of the all subscales were more than 0.6. 2. Among the dental fear of 3 factors, treatment fear cause stimulation factor was higher than the others. Most of all, following two situations(when preparation was made and when people hear dental instrument operating sound) are the highest in the treatment fear. And women are higher than men in every item. 3. In the Dental treatment need degree caused by dental fear degree, high fear group was
which was higher than that of low fear group.(low fear group was
. In conclusion, dental fear and dental treatment need degree are related each other.
A Study on Satisfaction of Campus Life by Students at the Dept. of Dental Hygiene, C University
Goo, Kyong-Mi ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 343~354
This study is to provide basic materials for the purpose of maximizing satisfaction of university students with campus life and ensuring competitiveness of university by establishing educational conditions to make university students adapt themselves to campus life, enhancing their satisfaction with campus life and making and executing improvement methods of areas showing low satisfaction with campus life and selects 210 students studying dental hygiene at C university in Jeonnam region as subjects of research and as a result of examining their satisfaction with campus life and department using questionnaire, the following conclusions are obtained. 1. Subjects of research are 39.6% at the first grade, 38.1% at the second grade and 22.3% at the third grade, 51.0% of subjects graduated from academic high school, 70.3% lived in lent house or dormitory, 85.6% had normal health state and 60.4% had good personal relationship with schoolmates. 2. On information of dental hygiene before admission, 50.5% of subjects had it a little. On the Source of information in selecting department, 21.8% was through internet, on the period of selecting department, 33.2% was before application and on motivation of selecting department, 33.2% was because of good employment. 3. On satisfaction with this university, 46.0% answered normal, 34.2% answered they were dissatisfied with university and reasons of such a dissatisfaction were environment around school at 23.3% and scholarship and welfare system at 21.3%. On academic results, 58.4% marked average. On club activity, 82.7% didn't join in any club activity and on their current great trouble, 53.5% answered passing national qualification examination. 4. On satisfaction with department of dental hygiene, 57.4% answered that they were satisfied with their department and 19.3% were dissatisfied with it. On reasons of their dissatisfaction with department, 35.4% answered it was because of poor facility and 20.8%, difficult curriculum. On requirements of professors at department of dental hygiene, 51.5% wanted to have personal contact with their professors. 5. On motivation of employment, 50.5% was for economic reason. On areas desired, 44.1% was dental clinic and on standard of choosing job, 40.1% was job with high salary. On period of employment desired, 75.7% said they wanted to continue to work. 6. There were significant differences at satisfaction with campus life according to grade(p<0.01) and between campus life and satisfaction with department depending on health state(p<0.05). 7. There was statistically significant difference in satisfaction with department according to academic results(p<0.05).
The Effects of MBTI based Self Growth Program on Ego Identity in Dental Hygiene Students
Han, Hye-Sook ; Jeong, Sang-Heui ;
Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene, volume 7, issue 3, 2007, Pages 355~364
The purpose of study was to examine whether a MBTI based self growth program had any effect on improving the ego identity of dental hygiene students. The subjects in this study were first grade and second grade class A,B each 80 persons, total 160 persons. As the measuring instruments, the researcher used Ego Identity scale of Korean style developed by Park, A-Chung. This instrument was administerd twice before and after the program as a pretest and post-test. The data were analyzed by t-test, ANCOVA conducted by spss 12.0 program. The finding of study were as follows: First, there was statistically significant difference on the ego identity between the two groups. Second, there was statistically significant difference on the subjectiveness, the intentionality toward an aim(3.43), initiativeness(3.46), intimateness(3.74) between the two groups. The results of this study suggested that the MBTI based self growth program might serve the ego identity of dental hygiene students and brought inner changes to them. Therefore, the MBTI based self growth program was expected to make a great contribution to the character building of dental hygienist.