Effect of Toothbrushing Simulation Method with Bass Technique on the Dental and Oral Hygiene

Main Article Content

Inayatur Rosyidah
Iva Milia Hani Rahmawati
Corresponding Author:
Inayatur Rosyidah | inrosyi@gmail.com



Abstract

Introduction: Toothbrushing practice is a common problem encountered in maintaining children's dental and oral hygiene. The Bass Technique introduces to improve the practice of toothbrushing and promotes dental/oral hygiene among school-aged students. This study aimed to know the effect of the toothbrushing simulation method with bass technique on the dental and oral hygiene practice in Pulo Lor III Elementary School.


Methods: This was a pre-experimental study with one group pretest-posttest design. The study population was 49 students aged between 7 to 10 years old in Pulo Lor III Elementary School. Thirty students selected for the study by the purposive sampling technique. The independent variable was the toothbrushing method with the bass technique, while the dependent variable was dental and oral hygiene. An observation sheet and OHI-S questionnaire were employed to collect the study data. The Wilcoxon signed-rank test used to analyze the study data collected.


Results: The result revealed after the implementation of the bass technique, the number of participants with poor practice of dental and oral hygiene was increasing by a total of 0 (0%), followed by good and moderate practice of oral hygiene with a percentage of 13 (43.3%) and 17 (56.7%), respectively (p=0.000). The dental and oral hygiene observed after and before the implementation of the bass technique was also significant, with the value of p of 0.000.


Conclusion: Toothbrushing with bass technique significantly affected the dental and oral hygiene among students aged between 7 to 10 years old in Pulo Lor III Elementary School, Jombang District.

Article Details

How to Cite
[1]
I. Rosyidah and I. M. H. Rahmawati, “Effect of Toothbrushing Simulation Method with Bass Technique on the Dental and Oral Hygiene”, Babali Nurs. Res., vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 83-88, Jul. 2021.
Section
Original Research

References

[1] J. Pontonuwu, “Gambaran Status Karies Anak Sekolah Dasar di Kelurahan Kinilow 1 Kecamatan Tomohon Utara,” e-GIGI, vol. 1, no. 2, 2013, doi: 10.35790/eg.1.2.2013.3145.

[2] N. N. R. P. Sari, I. S. Purwanti, and I. G. Juanamasta, “Edukasi Film Terhadap Perilaku Menggosok Gigi Pada Anak Usia 6-8 Tahun,” Promot. J. Kesehat. Masy., vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 152–158, 2019.

[3] N. Rizkika, M. Baehaqi, and R. R. Putranto, “Efektivitas Menyikat Gigi Dengan Metode Bass Dan Horizontal Terhadap Perubahan Indeks Plak Pada Anak Tunagrahita,” ODONTO Dent. J., vol. 1, no. 1, p. 29, 2014, doi: 10.30659/odj.1.1.29-33.

[4] Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kementerian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia, “Riset Kesehatan Dasar,” Jakarta, 2018.

[5] Dinas Kesehatan Kabupaten Jombang, “Data Kesehatan Kabupaten Jombang,” 2016.

[6] Ghofur, A., Buku Pintar Kesehatan Gigi dan Mulut, Penerbit Mitra Buku, Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta: Mitra media, 2018.

[7] E. Ristika, “Perbedaan Efektivitas Menyikat Gigi Antara Metode Bass dan Metode Roll terhadap Plak Gigi di SDIT Muhammadiyah Al-Kautsar Sukoharjo,” Jurnal Kesehatan Gigi, vol. 1, no. 2. Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, pp. 1–7, 2015.

[8] H. Soetjiningsing, Cristiana, Perkembangan anak sejak pembuahan sampai dengan kanak-kanak. Prenada Media, 2012.

[9] R. Tarigan, Karies. Jakarta: Hipokrates, 1999.

[10] L. Vorwerk, A. Ghassemi, W. Hooper, V. Patel, J. Milkman, and K. Milleman, “Comparative Plaque Removal Efficacy of a New Powered Toothbrush and a Manual Toothbrush,” J. Clin. Dent., vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 76–79, 2016.

[11] P. Potter, A. Perry, P. Stockert, A. Hall, and V. Peterson, Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby, Elsevier, 2016.

[12] S. Notoatmodjo, Promosi Kesehatan dan Perilaku Kesehatan. Jakarta: Rineka Cipta, 2012.

[13] T. R. Lestari, N. M. N. Wati, D. M. A. D. Jayanti, N. K. Y. Lestari, and I. G. Juanamasta, “Optimalisasi Kesehatan Reproduksi Remaja Putri melalui Pendidikan Kesehatan dan Demonstrasi Pemeriksaan Payudara Sendiri (SADARI),” JMM (Jurnal Masy. Mandiri), vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 83–92, 2018.