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The comparison on periodontal attitude and oral health promotion behavior by dental hygiene process applies

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2012, 12(5), pp.861-870
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

Oh Hye Young 1 kim chang-hee 2 박용호 3 Lim Soon Hwan 4 김진 5

1동남보건대학교
2충청대학교
3남수원웰치과
4수원과학대학교
5한림성심대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives : This study has made a comparison of the difference between the periodontal parameter before and after applying dental hygiene process on patients requiring supportive periodontal therapy at a private dental clinic. Methods : The entire process was conducted on 74 patients. As a result of analyzing the difference in periodontal parameters such as PPD>4mm, BOP, and O'Leary Index of 29 patients that has completed 1 circle of dental hygiene process. Results : All periodontal parameters in all subject patients had been significantly reduced(p<0.05). Furthermore, as a result of comparing the periodontal conditions of the smoking group and non-smoking group, complier and non-complier, all parameters were reduced with a significant difference in the non-smoking group and the complier, but the smoking group and the non-complier did not show difference in all parameters. As a result of making an assessment of before and after dental hygiene process according to PRA classifications, high risk group has been generally changed to moderate or low risk group. Conclusions : Accordingly, the supportive periodontal therapy applying dental hygiene process has been shown to be effective. The dental hygiene process in periodontal patients who require continuous management is anticipated to be a very efficient process.

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