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Recognition between laypersons and dental hygienists on expansion of health insurance of scaling

On Ju Ju ORD ID 1 강은주 1 Seung-Hee Woo 2 이아주 3 이혜정 4 박미연 5

1원광보건대학교
2목포과학대학교
3이훈규치과
4미담치과
5미치과

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ABSTRACT

Objectives : The purpose of the study is to investigate the recognition between laypersonsand dental hygienists on expansion of health insurance of scaling. Methods : A self-reported questionnaires was filled out by 100 laypersons and 100 dental hygienists from October 7, 2013. Data were analyzed by SPSS version 21.0 program. Results : All the dental hygienists recognized the introduction of the health insurance of scalingand 71.0% of the laypersons agreed. The introduction of health insurance of scaling was responsiblefor the interest toward scaling in 80 dental hygienists(80.0%) and 66 laypersons(66.0%). 94% ofdental hygienists answered that health insurance of scaling would prevent periodontal diseases. The expansion of health insurance of scaling revealed many periodontal diseases and 52% oflaypersons answered that prevention of periodontal diseases would deprive the dental hygienistsof their jobs. Conclusions : The expansion of health insurance of scaling can prevent the periodontal diseasesand enhance the oral health services. So the government must try to expand the health insuranceof scaling.

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