A STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF ORAL HEALTH PROMOTION OF HEALTH AND NON-HEALTH CARE WITH MALE STUDENTS ON ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION
The purpose of this study was to investigate and educate the oral health knowledge level of health and non-health related male students and to improve the knowledge of oral health of college students and ultimately to improve oral health level of college students. This study was conducted from March 26th, 2016 to April 23rd, 2016 with health and non-health related 80 male students at D University to know the effect of oral health knowledge and oral care promotion using questionnaire and Patient hygiene performance PHP index as a research method. The level of knowledge of male students was 24 points with health related students where as 27 points for non-health related students before oral hygiene education. After education, it was 6.5 points with health related students and 34.3 points with non-health related students so that each points raised 6.5 and 6.6 for health and non-health related students. In the change of the dental plaque management ability, the PHP index of the health related students decreased 0.82 points from 1.74 to 0.92, and from the non-health related students’ point index was decreased by 1.16 points from 2.66 to 1.5. In conclusion, the same oral health education showed that oral health knowledge and oral health management ability of health and non-health related students improved to similar degree. As a result of this study, it is considered necessary to carry out oral hygiene education in consideration of the subjects in the planning of oral health education for university students.
Keywords: Dental plaque, health related, male students, PHP index.
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