Dental and Oral Health Education for Elderly Age Group: Full and Partial Edentulous Teeth Brushing Method

Titiek Berniyanti and Aryo Dwipo Kusumo and Taufan Bramantoro and Gilang Rasuna Sabdho Wening and Retno Palupi (2019) Dental and Oral Health Education for Elderly Age Group: Full and Partial Edentulous Teeth Brushing Method. Journal of International Oral Health, 11 (2). pp. 104-106. ISSN 09767428

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Aims: The objective of this research is to form independent cadres and could provide counseling and training on how to brush full/partial edentulous teeth the right way to the elderly in nursing home. Materials and Methods: This descriptive study was conducted with 12 participants with posttest only group design. Participants are given the theory of toothbrushing method of edentulous teeth, practical demonstration, and evaluation. To measure the knowledge level, there is a posttest and socialization ability test for respondents. Results: The average achievement percentage of respondents about knowledge and application of the elderly toothbrushing method was 96.67%, and the achievement percentage of respondent’s success about the socialization ability was 87.66%. Conclusions: Based on empowerment results, most cadres understood about how to brush elderly teeth properly and socialize it to their elderly friends about how to brush their teeth properly.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cadres, empowerment, tooth brushing habits
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: 02. Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi > Dental Public Health
Titiek BerniyantiNIDN. 0020105802
Aryo Dwipo KusumoUNSPECIFIED
Taufan BramantoroNIDN. 0022068403
Gilang Rasuna Sabdho WeningNIDN. 0018088601
Retno PalupiNIDN. 0026107404
Depositing User: Rudy Febiyanto
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2019 03:36
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2019 05:01
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