Current Issue
December, 2023

  • Vol. 23 No. 6
Review Article
  • Occupational stress in dental hygienists: A systematic review

    Yi-Seul Kim · Seul-Gi Kim · Soon-Ryun Lim · Su-Jung Cho


    Objectives: This study aimed to analyze research literature, created over the past 10 years, on occupational stress among domestic dental hygienists and identify the major factors affecting occupational stress ...

Original Article
  • Reliability evaluation of periodontal disease oral health information on YouTube

    Ji-Hyun Kim · Sun-Hee Hwang · Min-Young Kim


    Objectives: The study aimed to assess the form, reliability, and quality of information related to periodontal diseases shared on YouTube ...

  • Essential services in children’s family dentistry program and the role of dental hygienists

    Seung-Hun Lee


    Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the essential services, importance, interval of examinations, and role of dental hygienists in children’s family dentistry program ...

  • Impact of dental hygienists’ positive psychological capital, growth mindset, and self-leadership on retention intention

    Hye-Eun Cho · Ji-Yeon Lee


    Objectives: This study was conducted to analyze the factors influencing the positive psychological capital, growth mindset, and self-leadership of dental hygienists in the Seoul and Gyeonggi regions with regard to their retention intention. The findings would serve as basic data for improving the retention intention ...

  • Exploring the research trends of elderly oral health through language network analysis

    Yun-Jeong Kim


    Objectives: The purpose of this study is to explore the research trends of elderly oral health through a language network analysis ...

  • Evaluation of the physical properties and antibacterial effects on Candida albicans of denture base resin containing silver sulfadiazine

    Yu-Ri Choi · Min-Kyung Kang


    Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the physical properties and antibacterial activity of denture base resin with added silver sulfadiazine ...

  • Factors related to scaling experience among Korean youth according to their family background: the 18th Youth Health Behavior Survey (KYRBS)

    Sun-A Lim


    Objectives: To investigate factors related to scaling between Korean and multicultural families using data from the 18th Youth Health Behavior Survey (KYRBS), 38,320 Korean adolescents were selected as subjects ...

  • Impact of allergic rhinitis on stomatitis in Korean adolescents

    Kyung-Yi Do · Eun-Sun Lee


    Objectives: This study aimed to determine whether adolescents with allergic rhinitis are at an increased risk of stomatitis and to ascertain possible sex-specific differences ...

  • Determining factors related to unmet dental needs among adolescents using Anderson Model

    Bo-Myeong Jang · Ho-Jin Jeong · Hye-Jin Kim · Jung-Hwa Lee


    Objectives: The purpose of this study is to identify factors related to unmet dental care needs among Korean youth, enhance the utilization of dental services by adolescents, furnish basic data for youth-oriented dental projects, and improve access to medical care ...

  • The effects of dental hygiene students’ adult attachment, self-respect, and sociable support on their interpersonal competence

    Eun-Ji You · Hee-Hong Min


    Objectives: This study sought to identify dental hygiene students’ adult attachment, interpersonal competence, self-respect, and sociable support, and to identify factors that affect interpersonal competence ...

  • Relation between clinical learning environment and clinical performance competency in dental hygiene students

    Hae-Kyung Hong · Young-Nam Kim · Gyeong-Soon Han


    Objectives: This study aimed to analyze the relation between factors related to the clinical performance competency of dental hygiene students and their clinical learning environment ...

  • The influence of clinical practice experience and environment on dental hygiene professionalism in dental hygiene students

    Eun-Deok Jo


    Objectives: The purpose of this study was to analyze the clinical practice experience and environment of dental hygiene students, and to determine how these factors relate to their dental hygiene professionalism. The aim was to provide data necessary to improve the clinical practice environment and promote professionalism in dental hygiene ...

  • Recognition of dental hygiene students about the advanced dental hygienist system for the elderly and people with disabilities

    Kyung–Mi Kim · Se-Youn Ahn · Min-Young Kim


    Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the awareness of students majoring in dental hygiene regarding the advanced dental hygiene system for the elderly and people with disabilities ...

  • Relationship between hours of smartphone use and oral disease symptoms in Korean adolescents

    Sun-Sook Kim · Hye-Jeong Youn


    Objectives: This study aimed to determine the relationship between hours of smartphone use and oral disease symptoms in Korean adolescents ...