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Satisfaction of oral hygiene devices by the removal of halitosis

Kim SooKyung 1 조혜원 2 백세림 2 Lee Kyeonghee 3

1신흥대학 치위생과
2신흥대학교 치위생학과
3신흥대학

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ABSTRACT

Objectives : The purpose of the study is to investigate the relationship between the removalof halitosis and use of oral hygiene devices. Methods : A self-reported questionnaire was filled out by 300 patients visiting to dental clinicsin Gyeonggi-do from May to June, 2013. The questionnaire consisted of general characteristics,oral health related characteristics, satisfaction of oral hygiene devices were measured. Results : Halitosis accounted for 11.0% in dental clinic visit. In order to remove halitosis,dental floss is the most satisfactory and effective method of all auxiliary oral hygiene devices. Conclusions : A variety of auxiliary oral hygiene devices are being sold and used to removehalitosis. It is important to choose the most effective oral hygiene devices to remove halitosis.

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