The Effect of Dental Health Education on Dental and Oral Health Behavior in Elementary School Students in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara

Rully Andianto Harsono
April 18, 2018  •  DOI: 10.26911/mid.icph.2018.02.17


Background: Good oral and dental hygiene can help prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease. It can help keep an individual’s teeth healthy as one gets older. An unhealthy mouth, especially if one has gum disease, may increase the risk of serious health problems such as heart attack, stroke, poorly controlled diabetes, and preterm labor. The Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) by Ministry of Health 2013 reported that children aged 10-14 years who had oral and dental health problem was 25.2%. This study aimed to determine the effect of dental health education (DHE) on dental and oral health behavior in elementary school children in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara.

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