Descriptive Study Of Dental Health Status In Andalas 1st Year Students

Nila, Kasuma (2017) Descriptive Study Of Dental Health Status In Andalas 1st Year Students. In: International Health Seminar, 20 Desember 2017, Padang.

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College students are generally have higher educational level and motivated to maintain good oral health. Therefore the goal of this study is as evaluation of young adults caries status which will provide an opportunity to acknowledge their oral health status. This descriptive study was conducted on June 2017 in Medika Andalas Clinic ,Andalas University . The study population consisted of 300 males and 300 females undergraduate students of Andalas University with age range of 16-21 years. . DMFT was obtained by calculating the number of decayed (D), missing (M) and filled (F) teeth (T). The software used included MS Office Excel 2010 and IBM SPSS Statistics 17. The result of this study is mean of DMFT in male group is 1.76±1.954, . In female group , DMFT mean is 2.87±2.55. We conclude that Mean of DMFT on males Andalas University student was higher than females DMFT , also whole DMFT of Andalas University students was lower than whole West Sumatera and Indonesia DMFT as well. By doing this study we hope on the young adult group the growing knowledge and professional habits students get enough motivation to have their own teeth treated. KEY WORDS: DMFT, caries, young adult

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi
Depositing User: Mr. Fauzan Yusro
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2018 18:05
Last Modified: 14 May 2020 05:37

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