Technique Tooth Brushing, Time By Brushing The Teeth, Dental Caries, School Students
The most common suffered dental disease in Indonesian is gingiva periodontal and dental caries, which this disease where this disease emerges because of neglected dental and oral hygiene. Dental caries is a chronic disease damage the hard tissue of teeth caused by acid Products of bakteria fermentation producing into carbohydrate.
This research conduct to know the relationship of technique tooth brushing and time by brushing the teeth with dental caries. The study conducted in class I MTsN Samudera Aceh Utara. The method of this study is cross sectional study approach with 109 sample. Data was collected by clinical dental examinations by using dental mirror and sonde for observation of dental health study class I with category number of index caries.
The result of this Research by bivariat analyzes variables show that There is relationship with dental caries incidence are technique tooth brushing variables p=0,012 and time by brushing the teeth p=0,008 with (p<0,05). The correlation of brushing technique with student dental caries is proper technique when brushing tooth. If the students use proper technique when brush their tooth the dental caries is lower.
Suggestion the students need to check up periodically every 6 months for free and they parents also need to teach and familiarize them to brush their tooth by using proper technique. Also, the role of parents are required to remind and giving attention to oral health of children.