About this Journal

  Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene is the official publication of the Korean Society of Dental Hygiene. It was launched in 2001. It contains original articles, short communications, reviews, case reports covering the broad range ofinterests within the field of dental hygiene. The Journal is published bi-monthly in February, April, June, August, October and December each year. Supplement numbers are at times published.

  The official title of the journal ‘Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene’ and the abbreviated title is ‘ J Korean Soc Dent Hyg’. All of the manuscripts are peer-reviewed by three reviewers. The text may be written in Korean or English.

  Circulation number of print copies is 300. Full text is freely available from : http://www.jksdh.or.kr. This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded the Korean Government (MEST).

Review Article
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A literature review on measurement tools for dental hygienist turnover intention in Korea

Soo-Auk Park·Ju-Yul Lee
This study investigates the overall research trends and related factors affecting the turnover of dental hygienists in Korea during the past 10 years (2007-2017) and analyzed the differences in the results of the research according ...... more
February. 2019
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Original Article
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Current conditions of dental hygiene clinical training in Korea and suggestions for improvement

Bok-Yeon Won·Gye-Won Jang·Mi-Young Hwang·Seol-Ak Kim·Sang-Hwan Oh·Kyeong-Hee Lee·Jong-Hwa Jang
Objectives: The aim of this study was to propose a standardized guideline for clinical training courses among dental hygiene departments of colleges in Korea. This study comparatively evaluated periods and durations of the ...... more
February. 2019
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Analysis of dental hygienists’ perception of knowledge and attitude toward digital oral scanner

Cheon-Hee Lee·Sun-Ha Ahn
Objectives: To investigate how dental hygienists who have never used a digital oral scanner perceive the impression acquisition and evidence needed ...... more
February. 2019
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Factors influencing job embeddedness in dental hygienists

Kyoung-Hye Min·Hee-Hong Min
Objectives: The aim of this study was to examine factors influencing job embeddedness in dental clinic hygienists. Through this study, we suggest the necessity to increase job embeddedness and use that as basic data ...... more
February. 2019
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Factors analysis of the oral health-related quality of life in the elderly

Eun-Deok Jo·Eun-Sol Kim·Hae-Kyung Hong ·Gyeong-Soon Han
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to compare the differences in oral health-related quality of life among elderly people aged over 65 years, in terms of physical, mental and oral health status and to analyze factors ...... more
February. 2019
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Effect of cognitive function and oral health status on mastication ability in elderly individuals

Ma-I Choi·Hee-Jin Noh·Sun-Young Han·So-Jung Mun
Objectives: This study was conducted to characterize the impact of cognitive function and oral health status on mastication in senior ...... more
February. 2019
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Oral care status and elderly oral health knowledge of care workers and caregivers with regard to patients with dementia

Kyeong-Hee Lee·Yoon-Young Choi·Eun-Seo Jung
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to contribute to the development of an oral hygiene care program for patients with dementia by understanding the oral care status and oral health knowledge of care workers and caregivers with regard to ...... more
February. 2019
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The relationship of oral health behavior with oral health literacy and oral health knowledge among elementary school students

Sun-Ju Jang·Sung-Uk Yoon
Objectives: This study aimed to analyze the oral health behavior in the upper grades of elementary school in relation to oral health literacy and oral health knowledge. Methods: A survey on the general characteristics, oral ...... more
February. 2019
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Effects of social support on toothbrushing in children and adolescents

Seon-Hui Kwak·A-Yeon Jeong·Soo-Myoung Bae1·Sun-Jung Shin·Bo-Mi Shin
Objectives: This study aimed to confirm the relationship between toothbrushing practice after lunch and typical oral health behaviors in children and adolescents according to the subject and type of social support. Methods: The study used ...... more
February. 2019
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Factors influencing unmet dental needs of preschool children: A study based on data of the 2013-2015 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHNES)

An-Na Yeo·Yu-Min Kang·Su-Young Lee
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of demographic characteristics and oral health status on unmet dental needs among preschool children and to provide a basis for improvement of the dental ...... more
February. 2019
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Relationship between asthma and dental caries in Korean adults: Data from the Sixth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Yoon-Young Choi
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between asthma and dental caries by using data from the Korean National Health ...... more
February. 2019
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Survey of the real-world re-use of disposable dental supplies in dental offices

Bo-Young Park·So-Jung Mun·Won-Gyun Chung·Eun-Sil Choi·Hie-Jin Noh
Objectives: To investigate the real-world re-use of disposable dental supplies (DDS) in dental offices and assess the relationship between general characteristics of dental hygienists and re-use of DDS, with respect to infection control ...... more
February. 2019
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Rinsing time and enamel surface changes after fluoride application

Min-Jung Cho·Da-Eun Kim
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the relation between rinsing time and the change in enamel surface after fluoride application on the enamel ...... more
February. 2019
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