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Journal of dental hygiene science
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Volume 15, Issue 6 - Dec 2015
Volume 15, Issue 5 - Oct 2015
Volume 15, Issue 4 - Aug 2015
Volume 15, Issue 3 - Jun 2015
Volume 15, Issue 2 - Apr 2015
Volume 15, Issue 1 - Feb 2015
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Toothbrushing Behavior and Oral Health State of Immigrant Workers
Nam, In-Suk ; Yoon, Sung-Uk ; Kim, Jung Sook ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 1~11
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.1
This study analyzed the tooth brushing behavior and oral health status of foreigner immigrant workers and obtained the following results. Statistical significance based on different general characteristics. Gender, educational background, period of stay, health insurance, medical expense coverage, and whether or not one has friends or regular gatherings were significant traits for frequency, while age, marital status, income, and health insurance were traits for part (p<0.05). Statistical significance (p<0.05) was found in marital status and health insurance for time used to brush teeth, period of stay and whether or not one attends a regular gathering for tooth brushing training, and gender, educational background, period of stay, roommate status, medical expense coverage, and whether or not one attends a regular gathering for supplemental oral product usage. The averages of decayed, missing, and filled teeth (DMFT) index and community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN) for general characteristics were 6.98 and 3.03 respectively, and gender, roommate status, income, health insurance for DMFT index, and gender, age, marital status, educational background, roommate status, income, health insurance for CPITN were statistically significant (p<0.05). Tooth brushing frequency and part showed statistical significance (p<0.05) for DMFT index based on tooth brushing behavior, while tooth brushing part and time used to brush teeth were significant for CPITN. DMFT index was high at 8.34 for '3 times or more' in tooth brushing frequency, while DMFT index was high at 7.91 and CPITN was low at 2.94 for tooth brushing part. '3 minutes or longer' in time used to brush teeth was the lowest in CPITN at 2.88. As a result of analyzing the correlation between tooth brushing behavior and DMFT index, CPITN, tooth brushing frequency and part in DMFT index, and tooth brushing part and time used to brush teeth in CPITN showed significance (p<0.05). Based on the above results, we must promote the significance of brushing teeth and implement continuous training for correct tooth brushing management to enhance the oral health of foreign immigrant workers.
Comparison of the Marginal and Internal Gap of Metal Coping according to Processing Method of Dental CAD/CAM System
Kim, Dong-Yeon ; Jeon, Jin-Hun ; Park, Jin-Young ; Kim, Ji-Hwan ; Kim, Hae-Young ; Kim, Woong-Chul ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 12~17
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.12
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the marginal and internal gap of metal coping fabricated using additive manufacturing (AM) group and subtractive manufacturing (SM) group by dental computer-aided design (CAD)/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) systems. Twenty same cases of stone models of abutment teeth 16 by the universal numbering system were manufactured and scanned. Ten metal copings of control group were fabricated using SM and ten metal coping of experimental group were fabricated using AM. Marginal and internal gap of copings were measured using the silicone replica technique and digital microscope (
). The data were analyzed using IBM SPSS 21.0 Statistical Software for independent samples t-test (
standard deviation (SD) of marginal and internal gap total size of SM group was
of AM group was
SD of marginal and internal gap total size of SM group was significantly greater than that of AM group (p<0.05). This study showed that AM metal copings had a better marginal and internal gap than SM metal copings.
Awareness of Teachers in a Region on School Dental Clinics and Preventive Programs
Ju, On-Ju ; Jang, Yun-Jung ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 18~23
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.18
A survey was conducted from September 9 to November 2, 2013, on 277 teachers in 10 different elementary schools to find out about their awareness of school dental clinics and preventive oral health programs. The schools were selected by convenience sampling from the city of Gunsan, North Jeolla Province. Out of the teachers, 133 teachers worked in five elementary schools equipped with school dental clinics, and 144 teachers worked in the other five elementary schools that weren't equipped with school dental clinics. As for data analysis, an IBM SPSS 21.0 was utilized as well. As a result of analyzing their opinions on the top priority of oral health programs, the teachers from the schools equipped with school dental clinics placed the most importance on application of fluorides and oral health education (71.1%), and the teachers from the schools without school dental clinics gave top priority to oral health education (76.5%). The 87.0% of the former replied that there was improvement in the oral health status of the students. The 74.4% of the latter answered they had never heard about school oral health programs, but 85.8% expected the introduction of school oral health programs to be of use for the improvement of the oral health state of the students. The 57.7% of the teachers from the schools with school dental clinics didn't think there were sufficient human resources who could be responsible for preventive oral health programs. As the successful performance of oral health programs by school dental clinics exerts a huge influence on not only the oral health promotion of school organizational members but that of community members, schools that aren't yet equipped with dental clinics should be informed about the necessity of school dental clinics, and the government should put more efforts into publicity activities about school dental clinics.
Evaluation of the Effect of Operation of Toothbrushing Room in between Two Elementary Schools
Seong, Mi-Gyung ; Kwun, Hyeon-Sook ; Moon, Sook-Ryeon ; Ryu, Hae-Gyum ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 24~31
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.24
This research was conducted in order to examine the effect of tooth brushing room M elementary school in Changwon-city and to provide foundation data for effective project operation afterwards. The subjects were 347 students at the M elementary school where the tooth brushing room was being taught. The control group is 289 students at J elementary school where the tooth brushing room was not being taught. Research and analysis were carried out with structured survey and examination of decayed, missing, filled teeth (DMFT) index, decayed, missing, filled tooth surface (DMFS) index and O'leary index. The data was analysed by IBM SPSS Statistics ver. 19.0 program and the result is as follows: Depends on the tooth brushing room there was difference in statistical significance in filling teeth, sealant tooth surface, filling tooth surface, missing tooth surface, DMFS, O'leary index between the subject and control group. The less the frequency of brushing, the higher the DMFT index. Negative correlation was statistically significant. With incorrect brushing method, the less the frequency, the higher the DMFS index, Negative correlation was statistically significant. When the tooth brushing room was being implemented, O'leary index became low, negative correlation was statistically significant. As a result, in order to continue the effective operation of tooth brushing room, constant supervision and monitoring on students should be acutely needed by a principal, a school nurse and teachers in charge. Also together with a systemized cooperation between a health center and a nearby university's related majors departments, the research proposes to execute constant oral health education and to expand the implementation project of the tooth brushing room at nearby elementary schools.
Impact of the Sealant on Salivary and Urinary Bisphenol-A Concentration in Children
Kim, Eun-Kyong ; Choi, Youn-Hee ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 32~37
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.32
The purpose of this study was to quantify urinary and salivary bisphenol-A (BPA) concentrations according to sealant procedure among children. Nine students who had never treated with composite resin or sealant before, were recruited from one elementary school, Daegu, Korea from August 2013 to April 2014. Before sealant procedure, saliva and urine sample were collected. Immediately after sealant procedure saliva sample was collected and 24 hours after the procedure urine sample was collected. Creatinine was measured and adjusted to calculate urinary BPA concentration. Salivary and urinary BPA concentration after sealant procedure were
creatinine respectively, which were relatively higher than those before sealant procedure (
creatinine) but these were not statistically significant. We suggest that more large scale studies considering environmental confounders which have an effect on BPA are needed to establish the relationship between sealant exposure and BPA among children.
The Correlation between Conflict Level within the Organization and Job Satisfaction of the Dental Hygienist
Jeong, Sun-Rak ; Jang, Ji-Eon ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 38~45
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.38
This research was attempted in order to investigate the correlation of the conflict level and job satisfaction of the dental hygienists in the dental clinic agency. The subjects were 249 dental hygienists working with more than five dental hygienists at dental clinics in Daegu, eight dental clinics were randomly chosen, the researcher visited them personally and the data was obtained by self-administrated questionnaires from March 2 to March 31, 2011. In conclusion, the higher ages, monthly income and total career were, the higher levels of conflict were, and job satisfaction was significantly high when monthly income and total career were higher. Correlation between level of conflict and job satisfaction showed as level of conflict are lower, job satisfaction was significantly high. Regression analysis of the factors affecting job satisfaction, it was significantly high as monthly income was higher, friction of view and ignorance was lower. Therefore, the conflict level is reduced, the job satisfaction degree of the dental hygienist is enhanced, the dental hygienist duty efficiency is enhanced and dental service of the good quality is provided.
Awareness of Oral Health Workforce on the National Health Insurance Coverage of Topical Fluoride Application
Lee, Sun-Ho ; Lee, Heung-Soo ; Oh, Hyo-Won ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 46~53
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.46
The purpose of this study is to identify the awareness of oral health workforce and the attitude concerning the health insurance benefit on topical fluoride application. The subjects are 173 dentists and 288 dental hygienists. The data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire and analyzed using SPSS 12.0 statistical program. The findings of the study were as follows: Agree's (including strongly agree) ratios regarding to the health insurance benefit of topical fluoride application was 92.5% for dentists and 90.8% for dental hygienists. Appropriate age of health insurance benefit about the topical fluoride application was elementary, middle and high school students (8~19 years). This response ratio was high 45.7% for dentists and 43.2% for dental hygienists. Appropriate copayment (mean value) of health insurance about topical fluoride application coverage showed that NaF,
solution and acidulated phosphate fluoride gel were 25,782 Korean Won (KRW) for dentist and 14,282 KRW for dental hygienist. Fluoride varnish copayment was 31,705 KRW for dentist and 17,979 KRW for dental hygienist. Fluoride iontophoresis copayment was 40,156 KRW for dentist, and 21,210 KRW for dental hygienist. The frequency of health insurance benefits about topical fluoride application was high in 'unlimited (37.5%)' for the dentists and 'two times (31.3%)' for dental hygienists. In conclusion, topical fluoride application should be included as one of the health insurance benefit items for oral health.
Marginal Adaptation of Zirconium Dioxide Core according to the Abutment Teeth
Kim, Ki-Baek ; Kim, Seok-Hwan ; Kim, Jae-Hong ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 54~59
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.54
The present study investigated the influences of various abutment teeth shapes (maxillary right canine, pre-molar, molar) on the marginal adaptation of computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing-fabricated zirconia core. In vitro adaptation of zirconia cores manufactured by three different abutments were evaluated. Thirty zirconia cores were made per each models and the adaptation was evaluated through a silicone replica technique. The measurement of the adaptation was carried out using digital microscope. The mean and standard deviation of each reference point were analyzed using the one-way (ANOVA) and Tukey's honestly significant difference tests (
). The overall marginal fits of the zirconia cores were as follows: canine:
. They were no statistically significant differences between groups for adaptation (p>0.05). This confirmed that the type of abutment teeth used does not determine the precision of fit of zirconia core.
Dental Utilization Associated Factors among Elderly
Ahn, Eunsuk ; Hwang, Ji-Min ; Shin, Myong-Suk ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 60~66
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.60
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of predisposing, enabling, need factors and oral health care factors to the dental utilization in 4,521 senior citizens based on the 5th National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data. As for the relationship of predisposing, enabling and need factors to the necessity of denture, higher academic credential and higher income level that were respectively one of predisposing and need factors led to a higher necessity of denture, and the relationship of these factors was statistically significant. As to influential factors for their dental utilization in Model 1, there were significant differences according to gender, marital status and whether to subscribe to private health insurance or not. In Model 2, the need factors of Model 1 were adjusted. As a result, the respondents who didn't receive any unsatisfactory dental treatment made 1.35-fold more dental utilization, and the respondents who complained about mastication difficulty made 1.34-fold more dental utilization. There were significant differences according to gender, age, marital status, academic credential, whether to subscribe to private health insurance, unsatisfactory dental treatment experience and mastication difficulty. Age, unsatisfactory dental treatment experience and whether to complain about mastication difficulty or not made statistically significant differences to the dental utilization in Model 3 that involved oral health status. The above-mentioned findings illustrated that the predisposing factors, the enabling factors and the need factors exerted an influence on the elderly dental utilization. As there are a variety of factors to affect elderly dental utilization, its required to make an effort to boost the accessibility of the elderly to dental service in order to improve their oral health of the elderly.
Factors Affecting Dental Service Utilization of Adult: An Application of the Andersen Model
Choi, Eunsil ; Kim, Mi-Na ; Noh, Sunmi ; Park, Jieun ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 67~76
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.67
This study aims to determine the factors affecting the dental service utilization of adults. The subjects in this study were 455 adults, whom a survey was conducted form May 7 to June 7, 2013. Statistical verification conducted through PASW Statistics was 18.0. The difference in the distribution of independent variables related with the dental service utilization was verified with chi-square test. Relevant factors were determined using Hierarchical logistic regression analysis. Model I is predisposing factor, Model II is predisposing factor and enabling factor. Model III is predisposing, enabling, need factor. Andersen model factor which infuences dental service utilization of adults resulted that use dental floss (OR, 2.32; CI, 1.39~3.86), use electric toothbrush (OR, 2.98; CI, 1.0~8.89), use interdental brush (OR, 2.55; CI, 1.36~4.78), self-efficacy (OR, 0.68; CI, 0.48~0.96), barriers (OR, 1.45; CI, 1.04~2.04). Predisposing factor and need factor were found to be determinants for dental service utilization in adult.
An Analysis on the Purchase Satisfaction, Repurchase Intention and Recommendation according Toothpaste Choice Standard
Han, Ye-Seul ; Lee, Ji-Eun ; Moon, Hak-Jin ; Lim, Soon-Ryun ; Cho, Young-Sik ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 77~82
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.77
The purpose of this study was to understand the buying behavior characteristics of the customers. Also, it was intended to provide information to provide companies marketing strategy. The criteria of purchasing toothpaste was to try to understand the impact on satisfaction, recommendation and repurchase Intention. The study was surveyed 248 customers who re-buy the toothpaste in oral care products showroom at university dental hospital. Statistical analysis was performed using PASW Statistics 18.0 and AMOS 18.0 at the 5% significance level. The results were as follows: 'Flavor', 'Price', 'Brand', 'Function', 'Design' of toothpaste and satisfaction showed a positive correlation. Satisfaction and repurchase intention, Recommendation showed a positive correlation. Selection criteria that affect the satisfaction when customers buy toothpaste, 'Function' was the greatest and others became the order of the 'Brand', 'Flavor', 'Price'. Satisfaction affect the recommendation and repurchase Intention. If customers are satisfied with the toothpaste products, showed the Repurchase Intention, have shown opinion that is willing to recommend this product to others. Therefore, dentistry and manufacturers of toothpaste must share a lot of information about toothpaste with customers. Also, information, function, flavor of toothpaste as well as other oral care product, It will be a needed the continuing research and development.
Association of Periodontal Status with Health Lifestyle in Adults
Kim, Jin ; Ahn, Eunsuk ;
Journal of dental hygiene science, volume 15, issue 1, 2015, Pages 83~89
DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.1.83
To investigate the necessity of periodontal treatments, and the association of the health lifestyle with periodontal treatments, the data of 11,488 adults targeted in the 5th (2010, 2012) National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey were used in this study. Chi-squared test was conducted to compare the subjects' general features with the health lifestyle of the patients who needed periodontal treatments. Logistic regression analyses were conducted to confirm the variables that could affect the necessity of periodontal treatments. As a result of verifying the necessity of periodontal treatments according to the general features and health lifestyle, the necessity decreased with the higher income level and education level, and in the cases of nonsmokers, frequent toothbrushing, and using oral hygiene products. When the subjects who did not had oral examinations, their necessity for periodontal treatments significantly increased (p<0.01). The variables that affected the necessity of periodontal treatments included residence, gender, education level, obesity, and oral examinations (p<0.01). Therefore, health lifestyle was thought an important variable that had affected the oral health status. Professional dental hygienists must provide people with action programs of health lifestyle to promote the national oral health status.