Current Issue
March, 2024

  • Vol. 12 No. 01
Original Article
  • A Survey on the Level of Knowledge of Clinical Dental Hygienists on Dental Care for Patients with Dementia

    Na-Hyun Kim, So-Jung Mun

    Objective: To assess the level of knowledge of dental hygienists regarding dementia, in order to contribute to the development of standardized educational curricula and programs in the future. ...

  • Assessment of Microbial Contamination of Dental Prostheses

    Lee-Rang Im, Ki-Rim Kim

    Objective: Various dental prostheses, such as crowns and dentures, are crafted in dental laboratories and then applied within the patient's mouth in dental institutions. However, dental workers ...

  • The Relationship between the Perceptions of Risk in Dental Care and the Dental Fear Index during COVID-19

    Jeong-Eun Kim, Youn-Hee Choi

    Objectives: This study examined the degree of fear of contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among dental patients and the factors that affect their decision-making. Methods: A survey was ...

  • A Literature Review on the Korean Dental Hygienist Licensing Examination and Core Competencies

    Ji-Hyun Min, Han-Na Kim

    Objective: This study aimed to suggest methods to improve the korean dental hygienist licensing examination to review related literatures. Methods: This study is a literature review on the national ...

  • The Relationship between Oral Health Preventive Management and Oral Health Belief of among Health College Students

    You Sun Jung

    Objectives: This study examined the relationship between oral health belief and oral health preventive management among health college students. The study also determined if oral disease recognition ...

  • Recent Trends in Oral Health Technology Patents: A Text Mining Analysis

    Hee-Kyeong Bak, Han-Na Kim

    Objectives: This study analyzed technological trends by examining patents related to oral health and dentistry, and discussed patent utilization and research directions. Methods: The patent data ...

  • Practice and Knowledge of Influenza and Hepatitis B Vaccination among University Students

    Eun-Song Lee, Ae-Ri Kim, Ji-Hye Kim

    Objectives: This study aimed to assess the knowledge, needs and practice regarding influenza and hepatitis B vaccination of university students. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted ...