A Systematic Literature Review on Job Satisfaction of Dental Hygienist

치과위생사의 직무만족에 관한 체계적 문헌고찰

Lim, Soon-Ryun;Park, Ji-Hyeon

  • Received : 2018.11.30
  • Accepted : 2019.01.20
  • Published : 2019.01.28


This study systematically collected and analyzed the results of previous studies on job satisfaction of dental hygienists and analyzed the job satisfaction measurement tools and related factors. It was conducted according to the systematic review guidelines of PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis), and 44 articles were used in the final analysis. In order to measure job satisfaction, ten measuring tools were used. All the measuring tool were developed overseas and they were modified. As a result of the literature analysis, the higher the job satisfaction, the more negative correlation was found between turnover intention and job stress, and positive correlation was found between organizational commitment and professional occupation. The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship between job satisfaction and various variables and to investigate the improvement of job satisfaction of dental hygienist based on the results of this study.


Dental Hygienist;Job Satisfaction;Systematic Review;Measuring tool;Related variable


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