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The caries preventive effect on permanent teeth adjusted for number of fissure-sealed teeth and surfaces from 6-year community water fluoridation program in Geoje City

Cho HH, Ok TY, Kim SY, Lee JH, Kim JS, Kim HC, Jeong SH, Kim JB

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):296-302.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.296
OBJECTIVES: The water fluoridation program has been implemented since 2008, in a region of Geoje City. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the water fluoridation program on caries...
Red fluorescence of oral bacteria is affected by blood in the growth medium

Jeong SH, Yang YH, Lee MA, Kim SY, Kim JS

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):290-295.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.290
OBJECTIVES: Dental plaque emits red fluorescence under a visible blue light near the ultra-violet end of the light spectrum. The fluorescence characteristics of each microorganism have been reported in several...
Effect of social support and self-esteem on the oral health behaviors of Korean elderly people

Shin Y, Hong J, Kim Y, Chang KW

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):282-289.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.282
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to determine the oral health behaviors and the relationships between social support, self-esteem, and oral health behaviors. METHODS: The institutions were selected based on the “2016 Elderly...
Associations between atherosclerosis and periodontitis, physical health and dental care: a pilot study

Cha ES, Son KY, Yun JM, Chung WJ, Cho BL, Jin BH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):274-281.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.274
OBJECTIVES: This pilot study aimed to obtain preliminary data on the associations between atherosclerosisand periodontitis, physical health status, and general and oral health behaviors. METHODS: Thirty-three subjects were recruited from among...
Association between unmet needs for dental treatment and the DMFT index among Korean adults

Chung SY, Cho JW, Jung YS, Kim HY, Kim JY, Choi YH, Song KB

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):267-273.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.267
OBJECTIVES: Unmet needs for dental treatment are one of the potential contributing factors to poor oral health because oral health problems worsen if left untreated. This study aimed to demonstrate...
Comparison of traditional dental plaque indices with real stained plaque area

Kim JS, Yang YH, Jun EJ, Kim JB, Jeong SH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):262-266.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.262
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to compare Plaque Percent Index (PPI), calculated by Patient Hygiene Performance Index (PHPI), Rustogi's modification of the Navy Plaque Index (RMNPI), and the...
Assessment of risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the neck in dental hygienists using video recording

Lee KY, Chun JH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):255-261.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.255
OBJECTIVES: Work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSD) of the neck is a frequent health problem in dental hygienists. This study was conducted to assess the risk factors of neck musculoskeletal disorder (neck...
A comparative analysis of micro-organism colonization of tooth-brushes in a public bath based on the storage technique

Yun JW, Kim YK, Kim JS, Lee MK, Lee JH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):250-254.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.250
OBJECTIVES: Bacterial colonization on toothbrushes can cause stomatitis and other oral diseases such as dental caries and periodontitis. In this study we tested 18 toothbrushes, of which six were left...
Relationship between stress and subjective oral dryness in the elderly in a rural region: a pilot study

Cho MJ, Lee E, Youm Y, Kim HC, Jung EK, Kim JK, Song KB, Choi YH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):243-249.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.243
OBJECTIVES: Stress is a psychological reaction to stimuli such as anxiety or threat felt by a person either physically or mentally when placed in a difficult situation. Although a relationship...
Survey of the knowledge, safety climate, and compliance with hospital infection standard precautions among dental hygienists

Jeong HJ, Lee JH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):237-242.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.237
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine the knowledge, safety climate, and compliance with hospital standard precautions among dental hygienists, and investigate the influencing factors. METHODS: A biased sampling...
Changes in bisphenol A concentrations in urine according to sealant filling in children

Shin AR, Kim JH, Jeon ES, Jung YS, Song KB, Choi YH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):231-236.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.231
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to investigate the changes in bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations in urine from before to after sealant filling and the relationship between BPA and...
Reformation of the health insurance system: an urgent need for dental research

Chung SH

  • J Korean Acad Oral Health.
  • 2017 Dec;41(4):229-230.
  • doi: 10.11149/jkaoh.2017.41.4.229
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