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Incremental Oral Care System of College Students Changes in Plaque Hydrogen Ion Concentration and Halitosis
Int J Clin Prev Dent 2019;15(3):163-167
Published online September 30, 2019;  https://doi.org/10.15236/ijcpd.2019.15.3.163
© 2019 International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry.

Heeja Na, Ae Eun Moon

Department of Dental Hygiene, Honam University, Gwangju 62399, Korea
Received July 31, 2019; Revised September 19, 2019; Accepted September 12, 0201.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Objective: The purpose of Incremental Dental Care System is to increase the oral health of the whole people by commercializing Incremental Dental Care System in clinical practice by comparing hydrogen ion concentration, probe depth, and bad breath change.

Methods: From March 2019 to September 2019, we compared the change in plaque hydrogen ion concentration, probe depth, and bad breath before and after the Incremental Dental Care System for the medical records of the subjects who visited the oral health promotion room of Honam University.

Results: There was a significant difference in plaque hydrogen ion concentration, probe depth, and bad breath before and after dental hygiene control in the corresponding sample t-test.

Conclusion: F statistic value for mean difference was 1075.726, significance level was 0.000 and at significance level 0.05, plaque hydrogen ion concentration, probe depth, and halitosis according to Incremental Dental Care System were significantly different.
Keywords : Incremental Dental Care System, plaque hydrogen concentration test, scaling, panoramic exam, tooth coloring and brushing, probe depth
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