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Analysis an opinion of dentists and staff of dental clinic about image of dental hygienist

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2009, 9(1), pp.113-123
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

류혜겸 1 최성숙 2

1마산대학교
2대구산업정보대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

This study was undertaken evaluate the general image for dental hygienist. A questionnaire was given to each Dentist, the staff of dental. 65 Dentist, 145 the staff of dental were included in the subjects between Jul. 1 and Oct. 30, 2008. The collected data was analysed by the SPSS Win 12.0/PC using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, chi-square, t-test, ANOVA. The image for the dental hygienist was analyzed by 28 items. As a result of analysis on image of dental hygienist, The Dentist’s group and staff’s group, both appreciated positive image that explain process of treatment to patient very well, having professional knowledge and experienced skill, carries on an effective and valuable work. give a confidenced to patient. These group also gave negative image in the aspect that the dental hygienist is stressful job, handmaid of Dentist, participate of decided something for dental clinic, having association activities. It is necessary for dental hygienist by oneself development ability through science congress variety major and acquirement new technology, exchange imformation, interchange activities, and association of dental hygienist should efforts for growing up image through mass media.

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