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The Killing Effect of Candida albicans on Hairless Mouse-2 Mouse Tissues by Non-Thermal Atmospheric Pressure Plasma
Park, Sang-Rye ; Kim, Gyoo-Cheon ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 1~6
The purpose of this study was to investigate the killing effect of Candida albicans on hairless mouse-2 (HRM-2) mouse tissues. We tested the effectiveness of a non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma in killing C. albicans strains. The viability of C. albicans was determined by counting the colony forming units (CFU), after non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma treatment. When non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma was repeatedly treated on mouse skin which inoculated with C. albicans. The C. albicans cells were planted on skin tissue, and then the infected mouse tissue was exposed to non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma for 0 sec, 60 sec, 180 sec and 300 sec. The death rate of C. albicans was increased in dependent with treatment times. The three times of non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma at the interval of 10 minutes significantly showed the 6 log CFU/ml reduction of death rate on HRM-2 mouse tissues. Thus, non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma could be used for the disinfection of C. albicans on oral surface.
The Impact of Amalgam Exposure an Urinary Mercury Concentration in Children
Jeon, Eun-Suk ; Jin, Hye-Jung ; Kim, Eun-Kyong ; Im, Sang-Uk ; Song, Keun-Bae ; Choi, Youn Hee ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 7~14
This study aims to evaluate the impact of varying exposure to dental amalgam on urinary mercury levels in children by measuring the number of amalgam-filled teeth and the variance of mercury concentration in urine over a period of 2 years. A total of 317 (male 158, female 159) elementary school children (1st~4th graders) attending 2 schools in urban regions participated in this study. At 6-month intervals, 4 oral examinations were conducted to check any variance in the conditions of dental caries and the status of dental fillings. Also, urine tests were conducted followed by a questionnaire survey. To elucidate the factors potentially affecting the mercury concentration in urine, t-test, ANOVA, chi-square test and a mixed model were used for the analysis. Regarding the status of dental fillings in line with examination time periods, deciduous teeth had more amalgam-filled surfaces than those filled with resin, whereas permanent teeth had more resin-filled surfaces than those filled with amalgam. A significant relevance was found between the exposure to dental amalgam and urinary mercury levels. Specifically, subjects whose teeth surfaces had been filled with dental amalgam showed higher urinary mercury levels than those who had no dental amalgam fillings. Based on the analysis using the mixed model, the increase in the number of teeth surfaces filled with amalgam was found to be the factor affecting the increase in urinary mercury levels. The urinary mercury levels were found to be highly associated with the exposure to dental amalgam. The more the teeth surfaces filled with amalgam, the higher the urinary mercury levels. Hence, even a trace of dental amalgam fillings can liberate mercury, affecting the variance in the urinary mercury levels. These findings suggest that some criteria or measures should be developed to minimize the exposure to dental amalgam. Moreover, relevant further studies are warranted.
Evaluation of Dimensional Stability of Digital Dental Model Fabricated by Impression Scanning Method
Kim, Jae-Hong ; Kim, Ki-Baek ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 15~21
The purpose of this study in vitro investigation was to evaluate the dimensional stability of dental digital models made by impression scanning method. Twenty working models were produced. Twenty impressions were made from study models. The dimensional stability of models of two groups (stone and digital models) was examined using six landmark distances. Stone models were measured through digital vernier calipers. Digital models were measured by the computer program. Statistical analyses were performed with Wilcoxon rank sum test (
). The mean of six landmark distances were significantly larger in the stone models than in the digital models (p<0.05) but digital models showed clinically acceptable accuracy.
A Study on Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Sleep Quality of Dental Hygiene Students
Kim, Mi-Jeong ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 22~28
This research aimed to understand the relevance between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and sleep quality for dental hygiene students in certain areas. It was conducted on 344 students from four universities in Jeollabuk-do from May to September 2013 using a structured questionnaire. The following are the results. 57.6% of the IBS bowel movement conditions were mixed type, 10.5% constipation type, 7.6% uncategorized, and 6.1% diarrhea type. For sleep quality based on the subjects' general characteristics, third years were 11.45, second years 10.90, and first years 9.53 (p=0.034). The sleep quality was statistically significantly lower as the years increased, and even for IBS (p=0.026), it was low and showed a significant difference. For difference in sleep quality based on IBS presence, habitual sleep efficiency, sleeping pill dosage (p=0.043), and day time functional disorder (p=0.007) showed statistically significant differences and lower sleep quality than the control group. For difference in sleep quality based on IBS bowel movement condition, mixed type was the highest for sleep disturbance at 6.86, constipation type was 1.00 for habitual sleep efficiency, constipation type was 1.42 for subjective sleep quality, uncategorized type was 0.15 for sleeping pill dosage but not statistically significant. In day time functional disorder, constipation type was the highest at 2.61 and showed a significant difference (p=0.012). The correlation between the sub-factors of sleep quality was positive. Based on the above study results, we learned that for IBS, sleep quality becomes lower as the year increases, and functional disorder was observed during day time due to low sleep quality. Education on IBS symptoms is needed, adequate stress management method to alleviate symptoms and prevention programs for correct diet must be developed to enhance sleep quality.
Influence of Low Temperature Degradation on Bond Strength of Yttria-Stabilized Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal Core to Veneering Ceramic
Kim, Ki-Baek ; Kim, Jae-Hong ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 29~34
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of low temperature degradation (LTD) on the bonding strength of yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystal (Y-TZP). The push-shear bond test method was used to investigate the core-veneer bonding strength of industrially manufactured Y-TZP core ceramic and manufacturer recommended veneering ceramic. Four groups from ceramic-zirconia specimens (n=28; n=7 per group) were assigned into four experimental aging conditions, namely storage in an autoclave at
for 0, 3, 5, 10 hours. Bonding strength was obtained using a universal testing machine with crosshead speed 0.5 mm/min. Data were statistically analyzed using one-way ANOVA and Tukey's test (
). In bonding strength test, the group which was treated with LTD showed lower bonding strength than no treated group. The ceramic-zirconia bonding strength was affected by LTD (p<0.05). Digital microscope examination of the fracture surface showed mixed failures with adhesive and cohesive types in LTD with treated Y-TZP groups.
Analysis of Tasks and Education Needs for Dental Hygienist for Development of Dental Hygiene Curriculum
Kim, Eung-Gwon ; Lim, Soon-Hwan ; Kwon, Mi-Young ; Choi, Young-Yuhn ; Han, Ji-Hyoung ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 35~42
In this study we analysed frequency and importance of tasks, and education needs of 114 people working in dental clinics to be a reference of dental hygiene curriculum development. The results are as follow: The order of performance frequency is management support, preventive dental treatment, dental treatment assistance and oral health education, and the order of importance level of tasks and education needs is management support, dental treatment assistance, preventive dental treatment and oral health education. There is no statistically significant difference of performance frequency by general characteristics. The tasks considered most important level depending on general characteristics are oral health education in age of 40s (p<0.05), dental treatment assistance in dental hygienists (p<0.05), management support in women (p<0.05), dental hygienists (p<0.05), and more experienced workers (p<0.05). The most need for Educations depending on general characteristics are oral health education in women (p<0.05), dental treatment assistance in women (p<0.001) and dental hygienists (p<0.001), and management support in Seoul region (p<0.05). The importance of tasks and education needs have correlations. The results showed management support and dental treatment assistance are considered important in dental clinics and most needed job competency for dental hygienists.
Effect of Internal Marketing Activities on Motivating Dental Hygienists
Han, Ji-Hyoung ; Ahn, Eunsuk ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 43~50
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of internal marketing activities on motivating dental hygienists in dental hospital in an effort to be of use for setting strategies geared toward boosting the productivity of dental hygienists. The findings of the study were as follows: Concerning internal marketing activities by general characteristics, the dental hygienists who received 4-year college or higher education received more education than the college graduates (
). As for the leave system, the dental hygienists who worked in general hospitals (p=0.011) and sited in Chungcheongnam-do (
) replied more leaves were provided. In terms of welfare benefits, there were significant differences in those regards according to the type of hospital (p=0.029) and service area (
). As to the reward system, their responses about this system were similar to their responses about education & training, leaves and welfare benefits. The motivating factors consisted of 6 motivation factors and 10 hygiene factors. The motivation factors included an opportunities to develop ability and appropriate training to their work. The hygiene factors involved implement of policies and procedures, work environments, relationship with colleagues. Regarding awareness of the motivation factors by general characteristics, there were differences in that aspect according to age (p=0.043), and their awareness of the hygiene factors was different according to service area (p=0.038). As a result of analyzing which factors affected motivating, the leave system (p=0.038) and communication (p=0.001) that belonged to the internal marketing activities were identified as the influential motivation factors. In terms of the hygiene factors, age and service area were influential among the general characteristics (p=0.047, p=0.045). Above findings of the study suggest that it will be possible for dental institutions to ensure successful management by conducting internal marketing activities tailored to the characteristics of their organizational members and by motivating dental hygienists especially through communication.
A Study on the Oral Symptoms and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHIP-14) of Industrial Workers
Kim, Ah-Jin ; Kang, Eun-Ju ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 51~58
The purpose of this study was to examine the symptom of dry mouth of workers, their subjective oral symptoms and factors affecting their oral health-related quality of life (Oral Health Impact Profile, OHIP-14) in an effort to provide information on the development of oral health promotion programs geared toward workers. The subjects in this study were the workers in five different companies in North Jeolla Province. After a survey was conducted from August 1 to September 20, 2012, the collected data were analyzed. The findings of the study were as follows: The office workers got 2.59 in oral dryness, and the sales associates got 1.82. The oral dryness of the former was severer than that of the latter (p<0.001). The irregular workers got 2.05 in OHIP-14, and the regular workers got 1.82 (p<0.001). Symptom of dry mouth had a positive correlation to OHIP-14 (r=0.456). OHIP-14 was positively correlated with age (r=0.209) and negatively with academic credential (r=-0.136). OHIP-14 was more significantly affected when their symptom of dry mouth was severer (
, p<0.001), when they were older (
, p<0.001) and when they felt they had oral diseases (
, p<0.01). In conclusion, quality programs should be developed to promote the oral health of industrial workers in consideration of the influential factors for the oral health-related quality of life of the workers, and the government should pay more attention to related policy setting to improve the oral health of industrial workers.
Study of Utilization of Dental High School and according to the Pain Experienced Dental Fear
Jun, Bo-Hye ; Choi, Young-Suk ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 59~66
The purpose of this study was to study of utilization of dental high school and according to the pain experienced dental fear and anxiety. This survey was conducted on 370 high school students in Suwon from November 21 to 23, 2011. A total of 352 questionnaires were collected and analyzed. The collected data was analyzed using the statistical package SPSS 15.0 using frequency, mean and standard deviation analysis, t-test, one-way ANOVA, Duncan's test correlation analysis and Stepwise multiple regression analysis. The results state that students feel fear and anxiety were feeling anesthetic needle (
), seeing anesthetic needle (
). We found that students feel more rear and anxiety from caries treatment than scaling. It influence that having dental fear with past dental pain experienced during dental treatment and also hearing dental treatment of pain from their family and friends. We found out that there are some influencing factors on dental fear and anxiety, gender, oral health condition, smoking, pain experienced during dental treatment. We need to care dental fear and anxiety continuously and have prevention program. We have to try understanding students have dental fear and anxiety. So it's better they have good experience visiting dental clinic. We should develop the system and specially treat well while they have dental treatment with anesthesia and some sharp instruments.
The Rsearch Trends of Papers in the Journal of Dental Hygiene Science
Lee, Sun-Mi ; Ahn, Se-Youn ; Han, Hwa-Jin ; Han, Ji-Youn ; Lee, Chun-Sun ; Kim, Chang-Hee ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 67~73
This study analyzed 548 pieces of these, which were reported in the Journal of Dental Hygiene Science of having been published from 2001 to Vol. 12, No. 6 in 2012. In conclusion, as for analysis of research design, first, it was the largest in cross sectional research. Second, the research subjects of survey theses were higher in order of dental hygienist and dental hygiene student. Third, number of thesis authors was the largest in order of two persons and three persons. Fourth, statistical method was in order of descriptive statistics, t-test, and ANOVA. Research theme was in order of dental health behavioral science and clinical dental hygiene. Fifth, as for research-expense benefit, only 17.7% was supported research funds. As a result of this study, there should be a research on thesis of diverse designs in the future. There is a need of being performed actively a research on alienated classer or special subjects as well as a research on activity related to dental hygiene.
A Study on Family Health on Ego Resiliency in the Students of Dental Hygiene College
Jang, Sung-Yeon ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 74~80
The college student times corresponds to the stage of important transition from social aspects. Thus, this study were carried out to propose the necessity of recognizing and managing its importance by grasping family strength parts of students majored in dental hygiene that affected influences to ego-resiliency. The study was composed of 553 girl students who were studying in department of dental hygiene, 3-year system at 6 colleges. Regarding to collecting datum, it was performed from September to December 2012 through examiners' interview questionnaires. Component parts of the family strength affecting influences to confidence, interpersonal effectiveness, and optimistic attitudes that were constituents of eco-resiliency appeared to communications between family members and sharing of value system from the members. Through above results, it is judged that dialogue-promoting programs by which verbal-nonverbal transfer processes could be formed have to be made in order to strength component parts of the family strength, and programs that were able to bring up students' humanistic knowledge shall be activated in school.
Field Manager's Opinion of the Dental Hygiene Student's Competency: In-Depth Interview Study
Kim, So-Mang ; Kim, Ji-Yeop ; Park, Eun-Bi ; Choi, Jeong-Eum ; Choi, Hye-In ; Park, Go-Eun ; Kim, Nam-Hee ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 14, issue 1, 2014, Pages 81~86
The aim of this study was to take the field manager's opinion about the dental hygiene student's competency. Study design was cross sectional contents analysis with the in-depth interviews. Twelve subjects were randomly selected in half an hour interview. They were signed there's own autograph on the informed consents. The contents of the qualitative interviews were divided into two parts: students' competency required for the field practice and the system of the field practice. The first part consisted of the attitude of the field's practice, how well has accomplished the job, and demanded requirements for the better performance. And the other part was made up of duration of practice, the number of students per institution and other opinion. The results showed that most of them have positive conception about student's competency. They mentioned that many students have 'enthusiastic behavior and attitude in task performance' and 'progressive attitude and mind in duty'. While 'lack of interest in practice and sociality', 'the arrogant demeanor in the fields', and 'passive behavior and attitude in the interpersonal relationship' should be avoided for excellent competency. It is required for dental hygiene students to write daily practice record and clarify their reasons to choose the institution for better performance. In addition, it should be considered to make concrete evaluation items and students and field managers should have mutual responsibility.