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Volume 12, Issue 6 - Dec 2012
Volume 12, Issue 5 - Oct 2012
Volume 12, Issue 4 - Aug 2012
Volume 12, Issue 3 - Jun 2012
Volume 12, Issue 2 - Apr 2012
Volume 12, Issue 1 - Feb 2012
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A Study on Artificiality Salivary pH and Sugar Fermentation Test of Caries Potentiality Foods
Ji, Yun-Jeong ; Park, Su-Kyung ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 303~309
This study was designed to provide basic data for developing a standardized caries potentiality index to help to choose snack foods with a low score on the index by investigating adolescents' snack intakes and measuring them in total saccharinity, pH, and acidogenic potential and glucosidase activity of Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans). Total 28 snack foods were selected and measured for total saccharinity (Pocket refractometer PAL-1, ATAGO) and pH with a pH meter (Mentor, Seoul, Korea). Artificial saliva was added to each sample. The experiment group was administered with S. mutans (ATCC 3692), cultured in a constant temperature incubator at
, and measured for pH changes over five times including after 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, and 24 hours. Each sample of 0.3 ml was added to tubes containing sucrose, galactose, or glucose to measure the glucosidase activity of S. mutans. They were then observed for glucosidase activity with colorimetry after 24 hours of culture in a constant temperature incubator at
. The mean pH by the acidogenic potential of S. mutans was pH 5.33. The experiment group dropped in pH more than the control group due to the increasing acidogenic potential of S. mutans by glucosidase activity, recording pH 5.27 after 10 minutes, pH 5.21 after 30 minutes, pH 5.15 after 1 hour, and pH 4.80 after 24 hours. The observation results of glucosidase activity of S. mutans with colorimetry show that most of the samples were positive in orange and yellow with glucose, sucrose, and glactose recording activity of 78.58%, 75%, and 71.42%, respectively.
Evaluation of Etiological Factors for Injuries at Oral and Maxillofacial Area
Bae, Sung-Suk ; Hwang, Soon-Jung ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 310~319
In this study, 1,495 cases of computerized data collected as disease entities of oral and maxillofacial injuries among patient visiting S university hospital located in Seoul in 2009 were analyzed and following results were obtained. It was found that the injury incidence in male was greater than in female (1.49:1), it occurred most frequently in the age of 7~14 years old (19.6%), and its most frequent cause was falling down (25.9%). Injuries occurred in other place including beach and open-air (24.7%) most frequently, often developed in anterior teeth (43.2%) and posterior teeth (43.1%), their incidence was relatively higher between 15:00~17:00 (10.4%) and 19:00~23:00 (7.1%) O'clock. In the relationship between causes of the injury and the diagnosis based on the international classification of disease), falling, fall, impingement, violence, traffic accident, sports and own making accident caused most frequently lip and oral open injuries (S01.5), open fracture of tooth (S02.51), close fracture of tooth (S02.50), close fracture of mandible (S02.60), close fracture of tooth (S02.50), respectively. From the above results, it is necessary to understand general characteristics of oral and maxillofacial injuries and to consider their trends for the establishment of systematic complement policies and for the performing safety training and public relations activities.
Effects of 3.5% Hydrogen Peroxide Containing Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate on the Tooth Enamel Surface
Shim, Youn-Soo ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 320~328
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the tooth whitening and properties of an enamel surface after treatments with tooth bleaching agents that contained dicalcium phosphate dihydrate (DCPD) and hydrogen peroxide (HP). Thirty specimens were obtained from fifteen premolar and were randomly divided into three groups (n=10): 1, 3.5% HP + 0 g DCPD; 2, 3.5% HP + 0.1 g DCPD; 3. 3.5% HP + 1 g DCPD. All groups were bleached 8 hours per day for 14 days. With increasing DCPD concentration, the pH values in the agents increased, making it less acidic. However, there was no statistically significant difference (p>.05). As the concentration of DCPD was increased, the concentration of Ca and P was also increased. In all groups, after the tooth whitening, the tooth color was found to have a value of
(p<.05). All groups showed significantly decreased enamel microhardness compared to their baseline (p<.05). The percentage microhardness loss (PML) of the group A1 and A2 were significantly lower than that of group A3. The obvious variation of morphology was observed on enamel surfaces in group A1. Following an analysis of the constituents of enamel surface after bleaching, as DCPD content was increased, the amount of Ca and P was increased. In this study, the experimental results suggest that DCPD/HP agent less demineralization changes such as the erosion morphology and hardness loss without compromising whitening efficiency.
Affecting Factors Related to Oral Health Conditions of Workers
Eom, Suk ; Lee, Kyeong-Soo ; Kim, Kyung-Won ; Lee, Hee-Kyung ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 329~334
This study was conducted to investigate the health behavior and the oral health status of workers engaged in a manufacturing business, and to analyze the related factors that affect their number if teeth loss. References for the study involved the materials of 526 individuals whose occupational categories are of a manufacturing business, amongst the survey participants in seven city or gun (county) area including Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongju-si, Mungyeong-si, Chilgok-gun, Yecheon-gun and Sangju-gun for the Community Health Survey (CHS) conducted in 2008. The CHS 2008 was conducted for three months from September to November 2008, and the survey details utilized in the study included the number of loss of teeth and teeth-brushing frequency, which was a part of CHS questionnaires and also additionally included for the study. The analysis with respect to the number of teeth loss on sociodemographic factors, was found to be significantly related to the age, educational status, average monthly income and occupation (p<.01). In the
-test in terms of the oral health status and the number of teeth loss, it was found that the teeth-brushing after lunch (p<.05) and an experience in an oral examination were statistically significant factors (p<.01). According to the multiple-regression analysis with the number of teeth loss being a dependent variable, the age, educational status, marital status and subjective oral health status were the statistically significant (p<.01). In conclusion, it is important to provide education on the teeth-brushing subjected to workers engaged in a manufacturing business with many dental caries and low educational status, and to recommend a regular scaling as well as to establish policy for creating conditions upon an oral health check-up and a tooth scaling and thus allow the maintenance of an oral health.
Factors to Affect Dental Radiation Safety Management Behaviors
Eom, Suk ; Kim, Kyung Won ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 335~341
This study conducted a survey targeting at dental hygienists working in medical institutions located in Daegu, Pusan, Ulsan Metropolitan City and Gyeongnam and Gyeongbuk Province from July 18th to August 26th 2011, in order to study factors which affect radiation safety management behaviors and improve levels of those behaviors. The results of this study are as follows. 1. There were significant differences in radiation safety management knowledge of dental hygienists, according to service institutions (p<.001), the current state of defense facilities (p<.006) and the necessity for safety management education (p<.012). 2. There were significant differences in radiation safety management attitudes, according to age (p<.014), service institutions (p<.003), work experience (p<.009), educational level (p<.002), the current state of defense facilities (p<.015), the necessity for safety management education (p<.005) and the intention to take part in the education (p<.036). 3. There were significant differences in radiation safety management behaviors, depending on experience in safety management education (p<.068), measurement of exposed dose (p<.010), the state of defense facilities (p<.001). 4. There were statistically positive correlations between radiation safety management knowledge and attitude, and between radiation safety management attitude and behavior (p<.05). 5. The regular measurement of exposed dose (p<.046) and the present state of defense facilities (p<.001) were found to be factors to affect radiation safety management behaviors. In conclusion, it is considered that building perfect defense facilities of radiology rooms and measuring the exposed does of dental hygienists on a regular basis to alert them to the danger of radiation is considerably important to improve radiation safety management behaviors.
The Effect of Various Coffees on the Color Stability of Self-cured Temporary Crown Resin
Hwang, Su-Hyun ; Yu, Ji-Su ; Han, Yang-Keum ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 342~347
This study is a temporary crowns and the period you want to avoid the exposure of the coffee girl polymerization types is difficult given the temporary tolerance by producing resin. 1. Change of brightness (
) edge in time increases, distilled water, Americano, Cafelatte, Vanillalatte was reduced to a significant level of brightness (p<.001). The most significant decrease in brightness of the Americano, which tend to grow out of a Cafelatte, Vanillalatte, which was followed by distilled water. 2. Change of redness (
) edge in time tend to increase saturation increases, the redness value of Americano, Cafelatte, redness value was a statistically significant difference in distilled water and Vanillalatte (p<.05) was not significant. 3. Change of yellowness (
) edge in time tend to increase saturation increases, the yellowness value of Cafelatte, Vanillalatte, Americano, except for distilled water at the saturation of yellowness value were no statistically significant (p<.05). 4. Change of color difference (
) in order of (Americano>Cafelatte>Vanillalatte) as time of immersion increases change of color difference appear and no statistically significant (p<.05). Americano, the edge, since there can be more than chrominance is 3.3 uses station than a Vanillalatte, Cafelatte and discoloration when edge in 28, since even in the one to two difficult to distinguish with the naked eye as a discoloration. It was no difference statistically in color difference (
) value in distilled water (p>.05).
Oral Health and Eating Habit Attributes Relating to the Maxillary Anterior Teeth Color by Using the ShadeEye NCC
Yoon, Young-Suk ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 348~358
This study aims to prepare the basic data of the teeth color by measuring analyze mode using the color of the maxillary anterior teeth (maxillary central incisor, lateral incisor, canine) of the college students in their twenties as the dental colorimeter. The maxillary anterior teeth of the subjects of study as 467 students (male 89, female 378) were measured from 14 November to 2 December, 2011, so the color of total 1,401 teeth was examined, and oral health and eating habit attributes were researched. The survey results were as follows. 1. The color of maxillary anterior teeth was changed from maxillary central incisor to maxillary canine, brightness (
) was decreased
, red chroma (
) was increased
, yellow chroma (
) was increased
. 2. Brightness (
) was different according to sex (p< 0.001), major (p<0.001), grade (p<0.001), smoking (p<0.001), oral health education (p<0.01), daily brushing frequency (p<0.001), brushing method (p<0.05), oral hygiene devices (p<0.001), and red chroma (
) to major (p<0.001), daily brushing frequency (p<0.05), brushing time after meals (p<0.01), oral hygiene devices (p<0.01), and yellow chroma (
) to brushing time after meals (p<0.01), subjective tooth color (p<0.001). 3. Brightness (
) of eating habit attributes was different according to coke, candy (
, p<0.05). In conclusion, this study demonstrates that the color of maxillary anterior teeth has differences in brightness (
), red chroma (
), yellow chroma (
) from each tooth, also these showed various tendency according to the oral health and eating habit attributes.
Degree of Interest for Dental Caries Prevention and Child's Oral Health Behaviors in Korean Adults: Gallup Survey
Jin, Hye-Jung ; Hwang, Yoon-Sook ; Jin, Myoung-Uk ; Choi, Youn-Hee ; Song, Keun-Bae ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 359~367
This study was to evaluate the influence of dental caries prevention-related concerned and perceived in Korean adults and oral health behavior of their first child if they had children. A cross-sectional study in 1,014 adults over 19 years old were conducted in Korean adults, asked to answer a computer-assisted telephone interview regarding their oral health-related knowledge, behavior, concerned of caries prevention and child's behaviors such as frequencies of tooth brushing, chewing the xylitol gum and dental checkup. The statistical analysis was done by using the SPSS 19.0 program (IBM Co., Armonk, NY, USA). Awareness of caries prevention in the female than male, 40~49 years old age group was higher. Parents of school-age children were higher level of awareness of the dental caries prevention than other group. As knowledge and behavior of dental caries prevention were higher, the child's conduct regular oral health checkups, fluoride topical application and dental sealant was significantly higher. The higher the concerned of caries preventive, the intention of oral health behaviors and child's oral health behaviors was more increased. Awareness of caries prevention had effect on the perception of the impact of the child's oral health behaviors.
Comparison of the Marginal and Internal Fit on the Cast and CAD-CAM Cores
Han, Man-So ; Kim, Ki-Baek ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 368~374
Dental CAD (computer-aided design)/CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) systems facilitate the use of zirconia core for all-ceramic crown. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the marginal and internal fit of zirconia core fabricated using a dental CAD/CAM system and to compare the fit of metal cores by a conventional method. Ten identical cases of single coping study models (abutment of teeth 11) were manufactured and scanned. Ten zirconia cores were fabricated using dental CAD/CAM system. An experienced dental technician fabricated 10 samples of metal cores for the control group using the lost wax technique. Marginal and internal fit was measured by the silicone replica technique. Fit was measured with magnification of 160 using a digital Microscope. Margin, rounded chamfer, axial wall and incisal fits were measured for comparison. T-test of independent sample for statistical analysis was executed with SPSS 12.0 for Windows (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA) (
=0.05). The mean (SD) for marginal, rounded chamfer, axial wall and incisal were:
for the zirconia core group, and
for the metal core group. T-test showed significant differences between groups for margin (p<.001), rounded chamfer (p<.001), axial wall (p<.001) and incisal (p<.001). But zirconia core group observed that the marginal and internal fit values in the present study were within clinically acceptable range.
Effect of the Dental Hygienics Students'
Achievement Target Orientation on the Self-Regulated Learning
Jung, Gi-Ok ; Choi, Gyu-Yil ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 375~382
This research will target the Dental Hygienics students to identify the level and type of the
achievement target orientation, and will study how this achievement target orientation is related to the Self-Regulated Learning, as well as the effect on the each sub elements of the Self-Regulated Learning (SRL). Among the
achievement target orientation of all the female university students, the skillful approach was found to be highest. In case of the adjustment of the motivation following grade, intrinsic value of the 1st grader was higher than the intrinsic value of the 2nd and 3rd graders. As for the behavior adjustment, the 3rd grader's time and studying adjustment were found to be higher. Mean while, pursuit of the cooperation was found to be high compared to the time and studying adjustment of the1st and 2nd graders. Second, intrinsic value, overt goal orientation, and studying environment adjustment among the SRL's subelements, manifested significant correlation with all the sub elements of the
achievement target orientation. As for the elements that affected cognition adjustment, grade and skillful approach were found to exert significant effect on the performance adjustment. As for the element that affects behavior adjustment, grade and skillful approach exerted significant effect on the sub elements of the behavior adjustment. Analysis on the effect of the achievement target orientation and SRL implies that the direction of the students' learning goal can be modified and that they can learn effectively by using the SRL appropriately. When the two elements are factored in carefully, the key findings could serve as a base data that can motivate the students, inducing effective learning process.
Ethical Dilemma and Empowerment among Dental Hygienists in Some Regions
Kim, Mi-Jeong ; Park, In-Suk ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 383~391
The purpose of this study was to examine the ethical dilemma of dental hygienists and the level of empowerment among them in an attempt to provide some information on how to alleviate the ethical dilemma of dental hygienists to boost their empowerment. The findings of the study were as follows: The dental hygienists got a mean of 1.58 out of possible four points in ethical dilemma. Among the subfactors of ethical dilemma, they scored highest in ethical dilemma about dental hygienists and profession (1.79), followed by dental hygienists and patients (1.53), life reverence and respect for human rights (1.51) and dental hygienists and cooperators (1.49). As for the general characteristics of the dental hygienists, those who were better educated and who intended to temporarily work just until marriage fell into a more ethical dilemma. The dental hygienists got a mean of 3.05 out of possible five points in empowerment. Among the subfactors of it, they scored highest in support structure (3.52), opportunity structure (3.18), information structure (3.08) and resources structure (3.04). There were significant gaps among the dental hygienists in empowerment according to their attitude toward the dental hygienist job as a profession. There was a significant negative correlation between ethical dilemma and empowerment. Regarding influential factors for the ethical dilemma of the dental hygienists, marital status and empowerment were identified as significantly influential factors, and empowerment had a significant relationship to age, academic credential and ethical dilemma. Given the findings of the study, the development of various intervention programs and empowerment-boosting strategies is required to relieve dental hygienists of ethical dilemma.
The Effect of the Dental Patients' Perception about Dental Hygienist on the Social Demand of Dental Hygienist
Choi, Jung-Mi ; Lee, Eun-Ju ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 392~403
This study aims at providing the basic data to help establish the right identity of dental hygienist and develop the work of dental hygienists, and thereby investigating the effect of patients' perception of dental hygienist on their social demand of dental hygienist, by conducting a survey of 300 patients visiting dentists around Busan-Gyeongnam region from April 7, 2012 to April 25, 2012. The collected data is statistically analyzed by SPSS (Statistical Packages for Social Science 14.0. SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA). First, I analyzed the frequency by suggesting the demographic and descriptive characteristics of data, and conducted t-test and One-Way ANOVA at 5% of significance level to figure out the degree of perception and social demand of dental hygienists depending on customers' reason for visiting dentists, and also conducted regression analysis to find the effect of the perception of dental hygienist on patient's social demand of dental hygienist. The result suggests that as the perception of the dental hygienists' role, the social demand for dental hygienists' image increases, but as perception of dental hygienists' image increases, the social demand of dental hygienists' image decreases. Therefore, it suggests that as the knowledge about dental hygienists increases, patients demand their service more, while the perception of their image lowers the social demand for their image. It turns out that as the knowledge of dental hygienists increase, the social demand for the knowledge also increases.
Oral Health Behavior Changes Based on Oral Health Education of Mental Disabilities
Choi, Ju-Hyun ; Lee, Myeng-Hee ; Seo, Hwa-Jeong ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 404~412
The main object of this study is to render a better dental education to mental disabilities, teachers, and their parents. By providing a better dental education to them, mental disabilities would understand the importance of their oral hygiene. The study was held in Seoul at two different locations, named H and E mental welfare facilities. Ninety Three mental disabilities were studied by observing their oral behavior, simple oral hygiene index and plaque index prior and post to dental education. At the end of education, following result were gathered from two mental facilities. First, the level of oral behavior in Class 1,2, and 3 mental disabilities were observed prior and post to the dental education. Overall, there was no significant difference among Class 1 mental disabilities with the dental education. Second, in simple oral hygiene index, the severity of mental illness has affected on their oral behavior (F=6.322, p<.001). Third, in simple oral hygiene index, the frequency of dental education, regardless of severity of mental illness has affected on their oral hygiene (F=5.961, p<.01). Fourth, the plaque index also illustrated that the frequency of dental education, regardless of severity of dental illness has affected on their oral hygiene (F=5.126, p<.05). Finally, the general characteristics of mental disabilities according to changes in oral health awareness to gender, age, disability type, educational level do not statistically significant in all variables. Their simple oral hygiene index and plaque index advanced, although after a while they started to lose focus, which brought back their old habits. Nevertheless, in conclusion I believe that helping mental disabilities more frequently to constant reminder, will not only keep them entertained, but help them realize how important oral hygiene practice is, hopefully increasing and benefiting those with mental disabilities for future reference.
A Study of the Psychosomatic Self-Reported Symptom of Dental Hygiene Students
Kwon, Soon-Suk ; Moon, Hee-Jung ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 413~421
The main purpose of this study is to present practical data for the development of the health enhancing programs for the dental hygiene students. This data is based on the investigation of the psychosomatic self-reported symptoms of the dental hygiene students. Out of the random selection of the current dental hygiene students in Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do districts. We conducted a survey and analyzed the collected data from 432 respondents. The results are as follows: 1. The mental appeals (19.37) were higher then the physical appeals (17.53) and of the items in psychosomatic symptoms, the point of mental instability the highest (21.85); whereas, that of mouth and anal scored the lowest (14.59). 2. In terms of the religion, statistical significance was shown among physical appeals (p<.01), mental appeals (p<.05), multiple subjective symptom (p<.01), digestive organs (p<.01), aggressiveness (p<.01), nervousness (p<.01), and eye and skin (p<.05), mental instability (p<.05). 3. Concerning the living conditions, Statistical significance was found on the items such as physical appeals (p<.05), mental appeals (p<.01), depression (p<.001), irregular and life (p<.001), multiple subjective symptom (p<.01), lie scale (p<.01) and mouth and anal (p<.05), digestive organs (p<.05). 4. As for regular health check-ups, statistical significance was shown in the following items such as mental appeals (p<.05), depression (p<.01), multiple subjective symptom (p<.05), mental instability (p<.05).
Relationships among Self-Esteem, AMPQ and Life Satisfaction, Oral Health Knowledge and Practice in Some High School Students
Yoo, Jung-Sook ; Han, Hwa-Jin ; Yoo, Eun-Mi ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 422~428
The purpose of this study was to survey the relationship of the self-esteem of high school students, their oral health knowledge and practice, AMPQ and life satisfaction in a bid to provide some information on how to lead high school students to get into the right oral health habits. The subjects in this study were the students who were in all the seven senior classes in a high school that was selected by convenience sampling from a city in Gyeonggi province. After a survey was conducted in November, 2010, the following findings were given: There were no significant gaps among the students in every regard according to whether they received academic or vocational education. But the students who received academic education had a better oral health knowledge than the others, though the intergroup gap was not significant. As a result of checking the influence of the variables affecting the oral health practice of the adolescents, AMPQ was identified as the most influential variable, and oral health knowledge and subjective health status also had an impact on oral health practice. There were statistically significant differences according to those variables (p<0.001).
Relationship between Dental Caries Experience and Obesity among Elementary School of Student's in Gyeongsan
Choi, Sung-Suk ; Jung, Hong-Sep ; Choi, Mi-Sook ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 429~436
The purpose of this study is to analyze factors relationship between dental caries experience and obesity among elementary school of student's in oral health clinic to provide empirical data for school of oral health program. The subjects of this study consists of 235 elementary school student's in Gyeongsan area. The data were collected from July 1 to 30, 2011 by self-administrative questionnaires. Increased with age in the lower level dental caries experience. Dental caries experience and obesity realted to were not with Mother's employment status, education level, economic level each other. Number of weekly exercise normal weight (9.4%) than obesity weight (21.5%) was higher in the 0 times. The obesity and dental caries experience was not associated with each other. The results suggest that social and demographic variation and regardless of don't home care made in support do student's oral and health care school health in terms of how much management so school oral health clinics later gradually enlarge and systematic a national policy will be implemented.
Analysis Characteristic the Using Surface Electromyography of Head Neck and Around of Shoulder Muscles Express Scaling Working of the Dental Hygienist
Jeon, Eun-Suk ; Nam, Kun-Woo ; Ha, Mi-Sook ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 437~442
The current research examines the aching part and the muscle activity that happens during scaling practice subject to 20 dental hygienic students and therefore propose a basic data according to the working attitude of the Dental Hygienist. During the scaling we used the free EMG (BTS Inc., Milan, Italy) to measure the muscle activity, and in order to check the musculoskeletal pain area we used the Nordic-style questionnaire, and the measured research results are as following: At the moment of scaling according to posture the occurrence of the pain showed no difference among the groups elbow, back, leg, knee, ankle/foot but in the neck, shoulder, wrist/hand, waist showed a high difference in the degree of pain according to posture. Results from measuring the muscular activity according to posture, in the group that had a good posture, the trapezius and brachial muscles showed a change according to time, and in the group that had a bad posture a high muscle activity was shown in larynx, trapezius and brachial muscles. In the muscle activity, the changing aspect between the two parts, the group that fulfilled a scaling in a good posture showed a low muscle activity, but in the group that fulfilled the scaling in a bad posture the muscle activity increased excessively. Therefore we examined that when fulfilling a scaling maintaining a bad posture can help in using more effectively the activity of the muscle, in the future I think there is a need to raise the office efficiency by subjecting to dental hyginiest that are in the clinics and performing experiments.
Health Status and Health Behavior according to Perception Oral Malodor
Choi, Ha-Na ; Bae, Hyun-Sook ; Cho, Young-Sik ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 12, issue 4, 2012, Pages 443~450
In this study, a survey was conducted to check the health status and health-related behavior according to the subjective oral malodor of some university students targeting 1,490 students who are attending N university in Cheonan. Based on the result to confirm the awareness of oral malodor and systemic diseases status, there were many cases to be realized such as sinus infection, chronic rhinitis, asthma, gastrointestinal disorders and xerostama among the people who think that they have bad breath, not the people who think that they don't have bad breath (p<.05). Based on the result to confirm the subjective oral health condition according to awareness of oral malodor status, it was shown that there were more respondents who have some oral conditions such as 'there are tooth to be treated', 'there is food stuck between tooth' and 'the gums are often swollen' among the people who realize that they have bad breath, not the people who think that they don't have bad breath (p<.05). It was shown that there were more cases to be brushed teeth everyday among the people who realize that they don't have bad breath than the people who think that they have bad breath (p<.05) and there were more cases to be used dental floss and to be brushed tongue everyday among the people who think that they don't have bad breath (p<.01).