Knowledge of Students as Orthodontic Users in Maintaining Dental and Oral Hygiene

Siti Alfiyah Rusdi, Emilda Sari

Abstract


Interest and awareness to take care of dental and oral hygiene is upstanding. Orthodontics besides filling and extraction in the practice of dental and oral health is in use. Maintaining oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment will greatly result in good gingival health, which can be seen in the final results of orthodontic treatment.

This paper outlines the knowledge of maintaining oral and dental hygiene by orthodontic users among students in Poltekkes Kemenkes Banjarmasin. This study is descriptive research. The research was conducted with a cross-sectional approach. The research took place at Poltekkes Kemenkes Banjarmasin. Sixty students became the population. The research sample was selected by Total Sampling, namely all orthodontic users, totaling 50 students.

Remarkably, the knowledge of maintaining oral and dental hygiene of orthodontic users are good, that is 5 students with a percentage of 10%, fair category as many as 32 students with a percentage of 64%, and a bad category as many as 13 students or 26%.

In conclusion, the knowledge of most students of Poltekkes Kemenkes Banjarmasin as the users of orthodontics is fair in maintaining dental and oral hygiene. It is expected that students will pay more attention and expand their knowledge about how to keep their teeth and mouth clean while using orthodontics in order to obtain maximum orthodontic treatment results.


Keywords


orthodontic; students; dental and oral hygiene

Full Text:

PDF

References


V. R. Niranjan, V. Kathuria, V. J, and A. Salve, “Oral Health Promotion: Evidences and Strategies,” in Insights into Various Aspects of Oral Health, 2017, pp. 195–217.

B. K. Shrestha, R. Yadav, and P. Basel, “Prevalence of Malocclusion among High School Students in Kathmandu Valley,” Orth J Nepal, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1–6, 2012.

R. A. Suci, D. Saputri, and S. Sungkar, “Gambaran Tingkat Pengetahuan Mengenai Kebersihan Mulut Pada Siswa Sekolah Menengah Atas Yang Menggunakan Perangkat Ortodonti (Survei di SMAN 3 Banda Aceh),” J. Caninus Dent., vol. 1, no. November, pp. 20–25, 2016.

A. Sheiham, “Increase in adults seeking orthodontic treatment,” Br Dent J, vol. 228, no. 12, p. 908, 2020.

A. B. Oley, P. S. Anindita, and M. A. Leman, “Kebutuhan Perawatan Ortodonti Berdasarkan Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need pada Usia Remaja 15-17 Tahun,” J. e-GiGi, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 292–297, 2015.

T. R. Utari and M. K. Putri, “Orthodontic Treatment Needs in Adolescents Aged 13-15 Years Using Orthodontic Treatment Needs Indicators,” J. Indones. Dent. Assoc., vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 49–55, 2019.

E. S. A. Alhaija, E. M. Al-saif, and D. Q. Taani, “Periodontal health knowledge and awareness among subjects with fixed orthodontic appliance,” Dent. Press J Orthod, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 1–9, 2018.

M. J. Baheti and N. G. Toshniwal, “Survey on oral hygiene protocols among orthodontic correction-seeking individuals,” J Educ Ethics Dent, vol. 5, pp. 8–13, 2015.

Elanchezhiyan and S. Raja, “Awareness on gingival health among orthodontic correction seeking individuals,” J Indian Acad Dent Spec Res, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 19–21, 2010.

T. H. Al-Gunaid, R. Arifin, I. B. Narmada, and K. E. Tarman, “Perspectives of Indonesian Orthodontists on the Ideal Orthodontic Treatment Time,” Clin. Cosmet. Investig. Dent., vol. 12, pp. 351–357, 2020.

T. Alawiyah, “Komplikasi dan resiko yang berhubungan dengan perawatan ortodonti,” Tuti Alawiyah, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 256–261, 2017.

A. Lo Giudice et al., “Case Report A Full Diagnostic Process for the Orthodontic Treatment Strategy : A Documented Case Report,” Dent. J., vol. 8, no. 41, pp. 1–13, 2020.

W. Marlisa, H. S. S, L. D. Saraswati, and M. S. A, “Perbedaan Skor Plak Gigi, pH Saliva, dan Status Oral Hygiene pada Pemakai dan Bukan Pemakai Alat Ortodonti Cekat,” J. Kesehat. Masy., vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 113–119, 2017.

S. Edwards, “Reflecting differently . New dimensions : reflection-before-action and reflection-beyond-action,” Int. Pract. Dev. J. 7, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 1–14, 2017.

A. Khamaiseh and M. Al Bashtawy, “Oral health knowledge , attitudes , and practices among secondary school students,” Br. J. Sch. Nurs., vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 194–199, 2013.

A. F. Granville-Garcia, L. V. Fernandes, T. S. S. de Farias, S. D’Ávila, A. L. Cavalcanti, and V. A. Menezes, “Adolescents ’ knowledge of oral health : a population-based study Conhecimento do adolescente em relação a saúde bucal :,” Rev. odonto ciênc, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 361–366, 2010.

A. Sharma et al., “Objective and Subjective Evaluation of Adolescent’s Orthodontic Treatment Needs and Their Impact of Self-Esteem,” Rev Paul Pediatr, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 86–91, 2017.

P. Mäntyselkä, H. Kautiainen, and J. Miettola, “Beliefs and attitudes towards lifestyle change and risks in primary care – a community-based study,” BMC Public Health, vol. 19, no. 1049, pp. 1–9, 2019.

D. Przybylska, A. Borzęcki, B. Drop, P. Przybylski, and K. Drop, “Health education as an important tool in the healthcare system,” Pol J Public Heal., vol. 124, no. 3, pp. 145–147, 2014.

I. Masanja and E. Mumghamba, “Knowledge on gingivitis and oral hygiene practices among secondary school adolescents in rural and urban Morogoro, Tanzania,” Int. J. Dent. Hyg., vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 172–178, 2004.

Dewanti, “Hubungan Tingkat Pengetahuan Tentang Kesehatan Gigi dengan Perilaku Perawatan Gigi pada Anak Usia Sekolah di SDN Pondok Cina 4 Depok,” Universitas Indonesia, 2012.

S. S. Abullais et al., “The Knowledge , Attitude and Practices of the Caregivers about Oral Health Care , at Centers for Intellectually Disabled , in Southern Region of Saudi Arabia,” healthcare, vol. 8, no. 416, pp. 1–12, 2020.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.31983/jkg.v8i2.7636

Article Metrics

Abstract view : 137
Download PDF : 77

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Jurnal Kesehatan Gigi (p-ISSN: 2407-0866 e-ISSN: 2621-3664), is published by Jurusan Keperawatan Gigi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Semarang, Jl. Tirto Agung, Pedalangan, Banyumanik, Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia, 50268 Telp./Fax: (024) 7471276.

Find us on : Instagram, Facebook

Abstracted/Indexed by:

 

View My Stats