Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer

Indexs of oral hygiene before and after topical fluoride application in Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Baiturrahmah University

Abstract

Objective: This clinical trial was to determine the correlation between oral hygiene indicated by the OHIS index, before and after topical fluoride administration. Materials and methods: To determine oral hygiene, the OHIS index was measured and carried out at the Paedodontic Section of RSGM Baiturrahmah with a sample of 20 pediatric patients aged 5-6 years. Results: There was a statistically significant increase in OHIS in the treatment group with the topical application of fluoride. Conclusion: It can be concluded that the level of oral hygiene can be improved if the topical application of fluoride is given to children. Topical fluoride has a positive effect in reducing caries.
Section

How to Cite

Utami, S. P. ., & Mulyadi, V. F. . (2021). Indexs of oral hygiene before and after topical fluoride application in Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Baiturrahmah University. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.15562/jdmfs.v5i2.1455

HTML
108

Total

Share

Search Panel

Most read articles by the same author(s)