Description Of Parents 'Knowledge About Dental Caries (Study of Class 1 Students of SD Negeri Kebonagung 1, Sukodono District, Sidoarjo Regency)

  • Silvia Dwi Rosanti SDR
  • sunomohadi sunomohadi
  • siti fitria ulfah

Abstract

Dental and oral health is an integral part of overall body health. The value of dental and oral hygiene and health is important for every individual to know. Parental knowledge about dental health will greatly determine the health status of their children later. The problem in this study is the high number of dental caries in grade 1 students of SDN Kebonagung 1 kec. Sukodono district.Sidoarjo.This study aims to determine the knowledge of parents about dental caries in grade 1 students at SDN Kebonagung 1 kec. Sukodono district.Sidoarjo.The method of collecting data is by filling out questionnaires. The results showed that parental knowledge about dental caries was in the poor category (49.7%), parental knowledge about the cause of dental caries was in the moderate category (72.2%), parental knowledge about the impact of dental caries was in the less category (53, 7%), parental knowledge about dental caries prevention is lacking (46.1%). It can be concluded that parents' knowledge about dental caries in students is included in the less category.
Published
2020-07-16
How to Cite
Rosanti, S., sunomohadi, sunomohadi, & ulfah, siti. (2020). Description Of Parents ’Knowledge About Dental Caries (Study of Class 1 Students of SD Negeri Kebonagung 1, Sukodono District, Sidoarjo Regency). Jurnal Skala Kesehatan, 11(2), 80-89. https://doi.org/10.31964/jsk.v11i2.245