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Title: The Association Between the Knowledge of Oral Hygiene of Mothers Who Chewing Betel Leaves and Their Oral Condition in Lingkungan II Lau Cih, Medan Tuntungan
Authors: Manurung, Nelly Katharina
Ria, Ngena
Simaremare, Susy Adrianelly
Issue Date: Jul-2020
Publisher: The Canadian Center of Science and Education
Series/Report no.: 12;9
Abstract: The habit of chewing betel leaves are the habit of chewing betel leaves with other additives ingredients for adding the pleasure of taste. Chewing betel leaves becomes daily habit for people, especially mothers who believe it can strengthen their teeth. This research employed an analytical survey with cross sectional design, aiming to find out the relationship between the knowledge of oral hygiene of mothers who chewing betel leaves and their oral condition. This research found that there is no relationship between the knowledge of mothers who chewing betel leaves on oral hygiene and their oral condition. However, there is association between the duration of chewing betel leaves and oral hygiene (p = 0.002) as well as caries experience (p = 0,011). Mothers who chewing betel leaves have poor oral hygiene and high caries experience.
ISSN: 1916-9744
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