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The opinions of some local clinical dental hygienists on medical personnel of dental hygienists (일부지역 임상치과위생사들의 치과위생사 의료인화에 대한 견해)

  • Ryu, Hae-Gyum
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.18 no.6
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    • pp.1067-1077
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    • 2018
  • Objectives: The purpose of the study is to investigate the opinions of some local clinical dental hygienists on medical personnel of dental hygienists. It will be for provide the Future dental hygienist basic data necessary for medical personnel. Methods: A self-reported questionnaire was completed by 171 dental hygienists in Busan and Gyeongnam from December 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018. Structured questionnaires were uesd for analysis. The questionnaire consisted of general characteristics of the subjects(7 items), medical personnel necessity and opinions of dental hygienist(2 items), the opinions of distinction of the task between dental hygienists and other personnel(2 items), many frequency task in the dental clinic. The collected data were analyzed using frequency, percentage, descriptive statistics and ANOVA using IBM SPSS VER 20.0. Results: 89.5% of the dental hygienists required medical personnel of dental hygienist, the opinions on the necessity were as follows: 'role and quality improvement as oral health professionals', 'lack of legislation and application of dental hygienists duties'. There was no difference reason between dental hygienists and other personnel on duties, the reason were investigated to uncertainty of dental hygienist system, lack of dental hygienist workforce, dentists lack awareness of dental hygienist expertise. There was surveyed by the current many frequency duties in the dental clinic, assist for dental treatment, Oral health education and counselling, Preventive dental treatment. Conclusions: Legal guarantees for clinical dental hygienists work are absolutely required. Therefore, relevant government agencies and related organizations should resolve the contradiction of the legal system of medical law and medical technicians. The clinical dental hygienists should be promoted to medical personnel through the amendment of the medical law so that the duties practiced by the dental hygienist can be matched with the legal practice.

The relationship between humor and empowerment in clinical dental hygienist (임상치과위생사의 유머감각과 임파워먼트와의 관계)

  • Kim, Young-Im
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.14 no.2
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    • pp.205-211
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    • 2014
  • Objectives : The purpose of the study is to investigate the relationship between humor and empowerment in clinical dental hygienist. Methods : Subjects were 374 clinical dental hygienist in Jeollabuk-do from April 20 to June 4, 2013. Data were analyzed using the statistical package SPSS WIN 12.0 for frequency, mean and standard deviation analysis, one-way ANOVA and linear regression. Results : The mean score or the clinical dental hygienist of humor was 2.55 out of 4 each of the sub-dimensions including emotional expressiveness, message sensitivity and preference of humor. Empowerment was 3.50 out of 5 and each of the sub-dimensions including meaning, competence, self-determination and impact. There was a significantly positive correlation between the sense of humor and the empowerment. Conclusions : It is necessary to develop the empowerment combined with humor sense in the curricula of dental hygiene education and leadership management in the clinical dental hygienist.

Recognition of college-preparatory students for dental hygienist (대입준비생들의 치과위생사에 관한 인식도 조사)

  • Kim, Dong-Yeol;Lee, Seung-Hun
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.12 no.1
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    • pp.103-111
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    • 2012
  • Objectives : The purpose of this study was to survey the recognition of college-preparatory students who interested and prevented themselves in oral health diseases for dental hygienist in Yeungnam South Korea. Methods : The subjects in this study were 328 students who was seriously worried for career and entrance into a school. The survey period was from August 16th 2011 to November 26th 2011, and the data was collected from the high school students in Yeungnam and the preparatory students who visited S college in Gyeongju. This study was conducted by using the self-reported questionnaire. Results : The result of this study are as follows. 87.2% of the subjects have recognized about the name of dental hygienist, 51.5% have distinguished dental hygienist in the clinic, and 67.4% have recognized about education of dental hygienist that was more than a college graduate. The received services from dental hygienist was scalling(15.6%), assistant of treatment(14.7%), tooth brushing instrument(11.5%), Reception & receipt(11.0%), and etc. The majority of the subjects have recognized that dental hygienist was the professional(4.82 points), the important role in oral health(4.88 points), and the intermediary between patients and dentists(4.60 points). And they were friendly(4.64 points), responsible(4.81 points), and worthwhile job(5.01 points). However their appellation has not been established yet(4.00 points), they was difficult to distinguish from nursing assistants(4.37 points), and their task did not differs from AN(4.53 points). Also they compared to other job was not stressful job(3.58 points). Conclusions : Refer to these results, those will be the basis for professional development and status establish of clinical dental hygienists and for the upright role as a professional medical personnel of dental hygiene students. In addition, those will help to patients in the future, and become an effective instrument to learn knowledge, skill, and service that needed to conduct business.

The effect of gender role identity on the satisfaction and self effectiveness with job performance of dental hygienist (성역할정체감에 따른 치과위생사의 업무수행 만족도와 자기 효능감)

  • Kim, Seon-Yeong;Cho, Hye-eun
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.15 no.5
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    • pp.933-939
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    • 2015
  • Objectives: This study aims to investigate the effect of job performance satisfaction and self-efficacy according to gender role identity in the dental hygienist. Methods: Data collection was performed from June 21 to July 31, 2015. The survey was composed of questions on the subject's general demographical profile, gender role identity, job satisfaction, job performace satisfaction, and self-efficacy as a dental hygienist. The job performance satisfaction and self-efficacy were done by Kruskal-Wallis test and Bonferroni post hoc test. Results: 1. The highest job performance satisfaction was shown as unclassified (36.6%), bisexuality (27.8%0, feminity (19.8%), and masculinity (15.9%). 2. There was a significant difference between the satisfaction as a dental hygienist and self-efficacy among the group (p<0.001). 3. Both female and male dental hygienists had the highest satisfaction and self-efficacy with the job performance. Conclusions: The satisfaction and self-efficacy with the job performance were influenced by gender role identity. Therefore, in order to enhance the satisfaction and self-efficacy as a dental hygienist, the education for the dental hygienist must include the gender role identity in the future.

Perceptional Gap Analysis on Business satisfaction between Dentist and Dental Hygienist (치과의사와 치과위생사의 업무만족에 대한 인식 차이분석)

  • Shim, Youn-Su;Choi, Woo-Yang
    • Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
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    • v.12 no.3
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    • pp.1165-1170
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    • 2011
  • The purpose of the study was to explore the perception of dentist and dental hygienist of Interprofessional cooperation, to identify factors influencing dentist and dental hygienist satisfaction with their cooperation. The data were collected with a questionnaire for this study from 6 April, 2009 to 27 April 2009. Data were analyzed using SPSS(Statistical Package for Social Science) WIN 12.0 Program to determine the perception of dentist and dental hygienist of Interprofessional cooperation and predicting factors on their satisfaction. The result shows that dental hygienist is recognized that degree of depression which is caused by dentist's condemnation and by dental hygienist's condemnation rather than dentist. On the other hands, dentist is recognized that the importance of interprofessional cooperation and mutual trust between dentist and dental hygienist.

The Study on relation of dental hygienist's job-stress and self-conception (치과위생사의 업무스트레스와 자아개념과의 관계 연구)

  • Bae, Ji-Young;Eun, Jung-Hwa
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.4 no.2
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    • pp.209-223
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    • 2004
  • The purpose of this study is to help dental hygienist's efficient work and 10 use this data as basic material for quality improvement of medical treatment by identify and analyze dental hygienist's job-stress and self-conception. This data was surveyed by 197 dental hygienists who working at Dental Clinic, Dentist's office, and Dental Dept on the General hospital in Daegu area. The result as follow. 1. General characters of dental hygienist who participated this survey was mostly less than 25years old and works in the Dentist's office. 2. The dental hygienist's job stress average 259, self-conception was average 3.06. 3. A stress degree by the primary factors appeared that the stress related to Role-conflict was the hygienist. On the other hand, stress related to employees was the lowest. 4. Concerning the stress of respondent's expert knowledge or technique, there exist statistically significant relations in age(p=0.000). Total period of work(p=0.000)), marriage(yes or no)(p=0.012), number of job movement(p=0.024). 5. Concerning the mutual analyze between stress by the primary factors and self-conception, there exist statistically significant relations in stress from expert knowledge or technique(p<0.05, r=0.l53), conflict with patient(p<0.001, r=0.347), conflict between dentist and patient(p<0.05, r=0.159), relationship with employee(p<0.05, r=0.l83). In conclusion, there were significant relations between job-stress and conception. The study of program development for the self-conceit, positive attitude and self-conception are highly required to help dental hygienist's efficient work.

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Effects of dental organizational structure and organizational culture on knowledge sharing in dental hygienist (치과의 조직구조와 조직문화가 치과위생사의 지식공유에 미치는 영향)

  • Oh, Se-Jin;Lee, Su-Young
    • Journal of Digital Convergence
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    • v.13 no.11
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    • pp.313-320
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    • 2015
  • This study was to explore the impact of organizational characteristics on knowledge sharing of dental hygienist on working for dental clinic or hospital. Data were collected from 349 dental hygienists by structured questionnaires in dental clinics or dental hospitals in Korea. Data was analysed by using SPSS 18.0 program with one-way ANOVA and multiple regressions. This study showed a positive correlation between knowledge sharing and clan culture of organizational culture(t=5.060, p=.000). It was described that knowledge share of dental hygienist has an effect on work performance partially. According to the study, dental organizational forms for knowledge sharing in the dental hygienist is require to maximize the work performance.

Dental hygienist's lifestyle and musculoskeletal symptoms (치과위생사의 생활습관과 근골격계 자각증상에 관한 연구)

  • Go, Eun-Jeong
    • Journal of Korean Dental Hygiene Science
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    • v.1 no.1
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    • pp.1-10
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    • 2018
  • From October 01, 2017 to October 30, 2017, Busan. The following are the results of 185 studies on the identification of lifestyle habits and subjective symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders in Kyungnam dental hygienists. 1. The dental hygienist's lifestyle showed more regular exercise with age, and there was a significant difference according to age(χ2=34.17, p<.001). 2. The housework habits were more than 1 hour for older dental hygienists, and there were significant differences according to age(χ2=66.09, p<.001). 3. In the case of musculoskeletal diseases with or without age, dental hygienists experienced musculoskeletal disorders in the past and showed a significant difference according to age(χ2=39.51, p<.001). 4. 35~39 years old Dental hygienist There were present musculoskeletal diseases and there was a significant difference according to age(χ2=45.44, p<.001). 5. There was a significant difference between the dental hygienists aged 35~39 years due to musculoskeletal disorders and age(χ2=24.19, p<.001). As described above, the dental hygienist needs to adjust the work in consideration of the year, and in the case of low annual, measures are needed to prevent the disease.

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Work reality of dental assistant (치과에 근무하는 치과보조인력의 업무실태)

  • Lee, Sook-Jeong;Cho, Hye-Yeon
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.6 no.4
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    • pp.153-159
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    • 2015
  • Dental assistant in South Korea, The work is overlapped considerably between dental hygienist and dental practical nurse. Moreover, dental technician, hospital coordinator work in dentistry consultation deeply. It cause friction among work scope of occupation's type. Accordingly It is purpose to get basic data which is necessary to deduce division of work training and utilization of human resources in oral health distinguish clearly between business occupations. Also compared and analyzed via analysis of frequency and ANOVA above 10 works around something legal work of dental hygienist regarding work reality of dental assistant in dental clinic and hospital. Compare with scaling, representative item about 10 works center on legal work of dental hygienist, is implementing dental technician 9(75%), practical nurse 64(87.67%), etc. 11(64.71%). Dental assistant except dental hygienist is implementing indigenous legal work of dental hygienist. Dental institution secure enough man power, It is suggested necessity for policy means regarding role and work scope of dental assistant.

Aid Degree for Major Subject of Dental Hygienist in Some Areas (일부 지역 임상치과위생사들의 치위생과 전공교과목에 대한 도움정도 조사)

  • Jang, Ji-Eon;Lee, Hee-Kyung
    • The Korean Journal of Health Service Management
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    • v.8 no.3
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    • pp.113-124
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    • 2014
  • This study was the development of job-based curriculum present the basic data for the 207 people surveyed dental hygienists in clinical analysis. The data was analysed with frequency, t-test and one-way anova using the spss 20.0 windows. Person of preventive dental treatment in main duty was significantly highest than among others. In conclusion, the dental hygienist will perform the most medical support services, However the main duties of dental hygienists to perform preventive dental treatment for major help when the highest degree. Among oral hygiene management duty-related subjects showed the most helpful. Therefore dental hygiene curriculum to train dental hygienist should be organized to help with job performance in the field of clinical activities.