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The association between oral health behavior intention and self-efficacy of dental hygiene students (일부 치위생과 학생들의 자기효능감과 구강보건행동 실천의지의 연관성)

  • Choi, Eun-Jung;Song, Yun-Sin
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.12 no.3
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    • pp.485-493
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    • 2012
  • Objectives : The purpose of this study is to provide basic data to develop health education program, by analyzing the relationship between the oral health behavior intention and self-efficacy in dental hygiene students. Methods : This research was based on self administrated survey conducted by 348 dental hygiene students. The survey was composed of five items of general characteristics, ten items of factor in self-efficacy and seven items of factor in oral health behavior intention. Results : According to general characteristics, students with high grades had higher oral health behavior intention(p<0.05) and students answered that the significance of oral health is very important had higher oral health behavior intention(p<0.05). The level of self-efficacy was separated by high-level(30%), medium-level(40%), and low-level (30%), and the higher self-efficacy was, the higher oral health behavior intention was. Conclusions : By improving dental hygiene student's self-efficacy, it was necessary to promote oral health behavior intention.

Converged Relationship between Oral Health Beliefs, Oral Disease Preventive Intention and Oral Disease Preventive Activities in Partial Middle Aged Adults (일부 중년층의 구강건강신념과 구강병 예방행동의도, 구강병 예방행동에 관한 융합적 관계)

  • Choi, Yu-Jin
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.7 no.4
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    • pp.209-215
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    • 2016
  • In this study, the amalgamative relationship associated with oral health belief and preventive behavior against oral disease subject to middle aged people was analyzed. 20 persons in their middle age living in U city were selected as final subjects for this analysis. It was found that a factor with the strongest effect on intention to prevent oral disease and preventive behavior among oral health belief was importance. In the study, it was identified that the parameters such as importance and benefit had a partial mediating effect on the intention to prevent oral disease and self-efficacy had complete mediating effect. Through these results, it seems necessary to develop an intervention program for middle aged people able to recognize importance and benefits of oral health by themselves in order to promote their oral health.

Convergence correlation of oral health behavior and planned behavior theory variables before and after oral health education (구강건강교육 전후에 구강건강행동과 계획된 행동이론 변수들과의 융합적 상관관계 연구)

  • Kim, Han-Hong;Kim, Seon-Rye
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.10 no.4
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    • pp.51-56
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    • 2019
  • This study was performed to determine correlation on oral health behavior and variables of planned behavior theory before and after oral health education. 62 male inpatient alcoholics conducted the structured self-administered questionnaires, and subjects were taken oral health education for 4 weeks. To analysis data, the correlation analysis was conducted. The education group showed a significant positive correlation with oral health behavior and behavior intention, attitude toward behavior, subjective norm, perceive behavior control after oral health education. The relevant variables after the oral health education displayed a higher correlation coefficient and relation in the education group. It suggested an evidence that regular oral health education should be applied to promote oral health for alcoholic inpatients.

Factors Influencing on Intention of Dental Care Utilization after Annual Dental Examination for Workers in Daegu, Korea (대구시 일부 근로자의 구강검진후 치과진료 이용의사에 영향을 미치는 요인)

  • Jang, Bun-Ja;Choi, Youn-Hee
    • Journal of dental hygiene science
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    • v.9 no.5
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    • pp.579-586
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    • 2009
  • Prior to the start of the general oral examination, this study was performed using the theory of planned behavior to provide data that would help not only increase intention of industrial workers' dental care utilization after their dental examination, but develop the follow-up oral health programs. As the first research group, 608 workers were selected from the 1016 workers while excluding both 53 workers who were currently undergoing dental treatment and 355 workers who had an opportunity to visit the dental clinic over the previous six months. Among the general characteristics that would influence the 608 workers' intention to utilize the dental clinic within one (1) month, their financial state showed that the higher their financial abundance level, the stronger their intention to visit the dental clinic(p<0.01). It was shown that the attitude toward the dental care utilization related behavior and subjective norm except the perceived behavioral control among the TPB variables had a significant effect on their intention(p<0.01). Among TPB variables, attitude toward the dental care utilization and subjective norm except the perceived behavioral control, were significant correlation with behavioral intention(p<0.01). The structure model's R-square of the attitude toward the behavior, subjective norm and perceived behavioral control having and effect on the intention accounted for 21%. In order to encourage the workers to have positive thoughts about the attitude toward their dental care utilization and subjective norm, therefore, it is required to perform the continued oral health programs, in addi1ion to oral health experts' regular education.

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The Effects of Oral Health Belief on Oral Disease Prevention and Quality of Life (구강건강신념이 구강병 예방 및 삶의 질에 미치는 영향)

  • Choi, Yu-Jin;Park, Jae-Sung
    • The Korean Journal of Health Service Management
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    • v.10 no.3
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    • pp.113-122
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    • 2016
  • Objectives : This study analyzed the influencing relationship among oral health belief, prevention of oral diseases, and quality of life subject in adults over 20 years of age. Methods : This study enrolled 237 participants who visited Y hospital located in the Gyeongnam district as the final subjects for the analysis. From the collected data, multiple regression analysis was conducted to identify the relative influence of oral health belief on each parameter using SPSS 18.0. Results : Based on the regression analysis results, it was found that the factor in oral health belief with the strongest influence on the intention to prevent oral disease was importance. The behavior for prevention of oral disease was influenced by sensitivity, and the quality of life was affected by self-efficacy. Conclusions : These results, suggest that in order to promote oral health in adults, continuous support from oral health professionals is required to make patients recognize the importance and the sensitivity of oral health and reduce sensitivity.

A study on the state of oral care among some special school personnels (일부 특수학교 교직원의 구강관리실태)

  • Park, Chung-Soon;Lee, Seon-Ok
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.11 no.5
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    • pp.659-670
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    • 2011
  • Objectives : The purpose of this study was to examine the state of oral health care among special school personnels in an attempt to provide some information on the improvement of the oral health care of students with disabilities who would be under the first hand influence of school personnels. Methods : The subjects in this study were personnels who were selected by random selection in five different special schools located in the city of Jeonju, North Jeolla Province. A self-administered survey was conducted in person from July 5 to 14 after the purpose of this study was explained. Results : 1. Concerning their general characteristics, the level of oral health knowledge was high in the personnel whose career is 5 years more, and the younger personnels had a better oral health knowledge, and the men were more knowledgeable than the women. 2. As to oral health education experience, the rate of the respondents who ever received oral health education stood at 35.3 percent. In relation to the frequency of oral health education, the biggest group that accounted for 58.2 percent received that education once. As for the route of education, the largest group that represented 52.7 percent received that education at dental hospitals or clinics. In relation to satisfaction with oral health education, the greatest group that accounted for 38.5 percent were dissatisfied with that education. 3. As for an intention of receiving oral health education in the future, the biggest group that accounted for 60.9 percent intended to receive that education if they would have free time, and the largest group that represented 47.7 percent believed that oral health education should be conducted by dental hygienists. 4. Concerning their general characteristics, the level of oral health promotion behavior according to age in both bushing and supplies of oral health care was high in forties-1.89 point and 3.33 point, and that in regular visit to a dental clinic was the highest in twenties for 2.58 point, and that in dietary control was the highest in twenties for 2.59 point. 5. Their oral health knowledge had a significant positive correlation to their toothbrushing, regular dental clinic visit and dietary control that were the subfactors of oral health promotion behavior. 6. As for the impact of oral health promotion behavior on oral health knowledge, toothbrushing exerted the greatest influence on that(${\beta}$=0.306, p<0.001). Conclusions : Appropriate institutional measures should be taken to let dental hygienists who are expert in oral health care provide incremental oral health care for students and adults with disabilities in educational institutions and facilities for the disabled, and the development of oral health education programs is urgently required to offer systematic oral health education for not only students with disabilities but their teachers and guardians.

Efficacy of self-applied plaque disclosing solution in oral care (치면착색제의 자가 사용이 구강 관리에 미치는 효과)

  • Lee, Eun-Young;Kang, Min-Kyung
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.18 no.5
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    • pp.853-862
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    • 2018
  • Objectives: This study involved a non-equivalent control group, pre-test/post-test measurement experiment to evaluate the efficacy of distributing plaque disclosing agents to healthy adults living in South Korea and promoting its self-application. Methods: O'Leary index, PHP index, oral health behavior intention, and oral care satisfaction were used as research tools. A notice was posted on the bulletin board from September 12 to October 15, 2016, to recruit adults aged 20-50 years. Data were analyzed using SPSS Version 22.0, and frequency analysis, Pearson's chi-squared, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), Kruskal-Wallis, and repeated measures ANOVA were performed. Results: The O'Leary index was significantly reduced in the group (p<0.01), and time (p<0.01) after education and width of the decrease had the highest score in the group that received education on plaque disclosing only. They were followed by the group that received education on plaque disclosing and the rolling method, the group that received education on the rolling method alone, and the control group. The PHP index significantly decreased in the group(p<0.01) and time (p<0.01), and the group time (p=0.039) after education, and width of the decrease had the highest score in the group that received education on plaque disclosing and rolling method. They were followed by the group that received education on plaque disclosing alone, the group that received education on the rolling method alone, and the control group. Conclusions: Based on the aforementioned findings, the direct use of plaque disclosing had a marked effect on self-oral care. These results suggest that the self-application of plaque disclosing could be an effective self-care method for improving the oral environment.

A study on the relationship of general characteristics to behavioral reaction toward oral malodor (영역별 특성에 따른 구취발생시 행동대처에 관한 연구)

  • Jang, Gye-Won;Park, Sung-Suk
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.9 no.3
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    • pp.493-506
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    • 2009
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the awareness of people in general characteristics about oral malodor. The subjects in this study are 184 people who visited the clinical practice lab at J health college to get their teeth scaled. After conducting a survey from May 1 to June 3, 2008, we selected four different ares and then analyzed the answer sheets from 179 respondents including smoking/nonsmoking, scaling experience, toothbrushing frequency and the use of oral hygiene supplies. SPSS WIN 12.0 program was used to make a frequency analysis and cross analysis. The findings of the study are as follows: 1. Concerning an intention of treatment for oral malodor, 37.4% didn't intend to receive treatment even in case of having bad breath. 28.5% didn't yet have any definite idea about that, and 20.7% had no mind to do that at all. 10.6% had an intention to receive treatment, and 2.8% want to receive treatment. 2. As for how to cope with oral malodor in case of suffering from it, 47.5% chewed gums or ate candy. 25.1% scarcely care about that, and 15.6% covered their mouth whenever they spoke. 9.5% had little confidence about talking to others, and 2.2% found it difficult to build an amicable interpersonal relationship. 3. Concerning what to do about another person's oral malodor, 40.8% did nothing, and 19% talked to the person about that. 17.3% gave him or her chewing gum. Among their oral health characteristics, toothbrushing frequency made a significant difference to the way they responded to another person's oral malodor(p<.05). 4. As to subjective feelings about another person's oral malodor, 41.9% just found it bearable. 36.9% were a little displeased, and 9.5% never felt bad about another person's bad breath. 8.9% tried to avoid the person, and 2.8% advised him or her to chew gum. 5. Regarding an intention of participating in a oral malodor program, 46.9% had no idea about that. 31.3% intended to participate in the program, and 13.4% wanted to do that without fail. 6.1% had no mind for that, and 2.2% were never going to do that. Among characteristics of the user oral hygiene device made a significant difference whether to participating in the oral malodor program(p<.05).

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Deciding factors of regular scaling checkup in metropolitan adults (수도권 성인의 정기적 스케일링 수진 의사 결정 관련 요인)

  • Ko, Mi-Kyung;Lim, Do-Sun;Ahn, Yong-Soon
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.13 no.6
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    • pp.969-976
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    • 2013
  • Objectives : The purpose of the study is to investigate the deciding factors of regular scaling checkup in metropolitan adults. Methods : The subjects were 395 adults of 20s to 50s in Seoul and Gyeonggi province from September 25 to October 4, 2012. Data were self-reported questionnaires. Results : Female tried to receive more regular scaling checkup than male. Dental practitioners were acquainted with the dental knowledge and had more scaling checkup. Those who received dental scaling checkup tended to use dental hygiene products and visit the dentists regularly. Those who receiving good dental health services tended to visit the dental clinics more frequently. Higher knowledge and lower fear of dental treatment lead to frequent regular checkup. There were significant positive correlations between satisfaction, kindness, knowledge of scaling and regular scaling checkup. Fear to dental treatment showed the negative correlation. Conclusions : In order to increase intention degree of regular scaling checkup, it is necessary to develop programs for proper oral health behavior and to improve patient care services by dental hygienist.

Treatment satisfaction and oral health behavior of the before and after dental implanting treatment (치과 임플란트 시술 전·후의 구강보건행동 및 치료만족도)

  • Kim, Jung-Sook;Park, Ji-Young;Baek, Ji-Min;Lee, Jong-Hwa
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.13 no.6
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    • pp.1087-1094
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    • 2013
  • Objectives : In this study, for before/after dental implant surgery, our aim is to provide the basic data based on the decision of the treatment by measuring satisfaction of the treatment and finding out the intention to revisit a hospital and also by recommendation. Methods : We conducted the frequency analysis, a cross-tabulations, paired t-test and a correlation analysis of 146 data who had visited at 6 dental clinics and hospitals located in Daegu for dental implant surgery, with SPSS (PASW 18.0 for Windows, SPSS Inc, USA) to find out the satisfaction of the treatment before/after dental implant surgery. Results : The satisfaction related to before/after dental implant surgery of oral health was all statistically significant on a masticatory, social and psychological function, the satisfaction towards the treatment, the intention to revisit a hospital and also by recommendation. Independent variables explained the satisfaction of the treatment before/after dental implant surgery as 19.1% and indicated a significantly high value in general. Conclusions : The satisfaction was higher on satisfactory of the postoperative treatment than on satisfactory of the preoperative treatment in spite of these limitations. Therefore, the dental medical team should take into account dental implanting as a way which improves the satisfaction of the treatment related with oral health and have continuous managements and careful concerns.