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Orthodontic Dental Journal / Vol. 3. No. 2. 2012-11: -


Change of knowledge and interest to orthodontic treatment in children aged 6-10 years at Tambakwedi Kenjeran Surabaya after predentcare programme


Perubahan pengetahuan dan minat perawatan ortodonti pada anak umur 6-10 tahun di kelurahan Tambakwedi kecamatan Kenjeran Surabaya setelah predentcare programe

  1. Achmad Al Marjuki
    Mahasiswa Strata 1 Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya – Indonesia
    aimarjuki@yahoo.co.id
  2. Thalca Hamid
    Staf Pengajar Departemen Ortodonti Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya – Indonesia
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  3. Anis Irmawati
    Staf Pengajar Departemen Ortodonti Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya – Indonesia

Abstract

Background: Predentcare Programe is considering one way to offer some information and knowledge about how to improve the degree of human health, especially dental and oral. Some of the disease or dental abnormalitycould cause several oral malfunction, such as teeth disorder or usualy called maloclution. As the most important part in socialityation of general healt, posyandu officers have a great prospect as a frontliner of dental health. Because of their emotionally attachment with the sociaty give them more value as a health educator, because most of the society still do not understand about how to take care of their dental health. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine changes in knowledge and interest in orthodontic treatment for children age 6-10 years after predentcare programme. Methods: This study was to establish Posyandu oral health by providing pre-test and post-test to posyandu before and after counseling cadres and cadres had been established to provide counseling to pregnant women and children aged dental examination 6-10 years. Comparing data before and after counseling. Result: Level of consciousness to make orthodontic treatment is still low, at 22.72%. Conclusion: There is increased knowledge and interest in orthodontic treatment in the community by providing dental health education

Keyword: Predentcare Programe, orthodontic, malocclusion,

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  1. Agusni T, Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN) untuk mengukur kebutuhan perawatan ortodonti pada anak di Surabaya. . Surabaya, Majalah Kedokteran Gigi, 1998.

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