2023, Vol. 9 Issue 2, Part E
The act of toothache treatment-seeking for dental caries of pendalungan jember tribe mothers
AUTHOR(S): Ristya Widi Endah Yani
ABSTRACT:The act of seeking treatment for toothache has an effect on dental caries. Improper treatment of dental caries will cause caries to get worse and have a very negative impact on general health and quality of life. The Pendalungan tribe is a tribe formed from a combination of two cultures, namely Javanese and Madurese, the majority of which live in the villages of Jember Regency. Identify and analyze the effect of seeking toothache treatment on the dental caries of the Pendalungan mothers. Analytical observational research with a cross sectional approach in Sukojember Village, Dusun Krajan Timur, Tegal Batu, and Leces, in Jelbuk District, Jember Regency. The population were women from the Pendalungan tribe with purposive sampling of 386 respondents. The research variables were seeking treatment for toothache (using a questionnaire) and dental caries (using the DMF-T index). The research data were tabulated and tested for descriptive statistics and ordinal regression. The effect of seeking treatment for toothache on dental caries resulted in a significance of 0.029 (p<0.05). There is an impact of seeking treatment for toothache on the dental caries of the Pendalungan mothers.
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Ristya Widi Endah Yani. The act of toothache treatment-seeking for dental caries of pendalungan jember tribe mothers. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2023;9(2):387-390. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2023.v9.i2e.1753