About this Journal

  Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene is the official publication of the Korean Society of Dental Hygiene. It was launched in 2001. It contains original articles, short communications, reviews, case reports covering the broad range ofinterests within the field of dental hygiene. The Journal is published bi-monthly in February, April, June, August, October and December each year. Supplement numbers are at times published.

  The official title of the journal ‘Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene’ and the abbreviated title is ‘ J Korean Soc Dent Hyg’. All of the manuscripts are peer-reviewed by three reviewers. The text may be written in Korean or English.

  Circulation number of print copies is 300. Full text is freely available from : http://www.jksdh.or.kr. This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded the Korean Government (MEST).

Review Article
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A literature review of patient safety in Korea: focused on domestic studies

Ji-Young Hwang·Jin-Kyung Kim
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to provide basic data on the continuous management and institutional measures in the future by understanding the research trends of patient safety in healthcare field. Methods: The data were extracted from 2011-2016 KoreaMed ...... more
February. 2018
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Original Article
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The antibacterial effect of Pleurotus eryngii extracts on oral bacteria

In-Young Chon·Eun-Ji Yu·Sang-Cheol Yu·Ji-Youn Lee·Sang-Hee Jung·Tae-Jin Oh1,2
Objectives: Pleurotus eryngii is used both for edible and medicinal purposes, and has a physiological activity. The purpose of this study is to investigate the antibacterial effect of ...... more
February. 2018
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A clinical experimental study on tooth whitening effectiveness in toothpaste of containing natural extracts

Hyun-Seo Yoon·Hye-Jin Kim
Objectives: Despite a rise of an interest in tooth whitening, diverse problems are being caused in case of hydrogen peroxide that is being used as a tooth bleaching agent. Thus, the aim was to examine tooth whitening effectiveness using natural ...... more
February. 2018
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Effects of emotional labor and job characteristics on job stress and turnover intention in dental hygienists using the structural equation model

Boo-Keun Choi·Jin-Soo Kim·Mi-Na Ha
Objectives: This study aims to alleviate dental hygienists’ job stress caused by emotional labor, lower their turnover rate, improve the working environment, and offer better quality of services by understanding correlations among emotional labor, job characteristics ... more
February. 2018
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Job stress according to the working environment of clinical dental hygienists

Sun-Young Han·So-Jung Mun·Sung-Suk Bae·Hiejin Noh
Objectives: The aims of this study were to analyze the job stress of clinical hygienists according to their positional system and to confirm its relevance. Methods: Seven hundred seventy six clinical dental hygienists participated in this survey. The ...... more
February. 2018
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The relationships among professional self-concept, self-esteem and job satisfaction in the clinical dental hygienists

Hee-Hong Min
Objectives: The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship among professional self-concept, self-esteem and job satisfaction in the clinical dental hygienists and provide the basic data for the effective management of clinical dental hygienists ...... more
February. 2018
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The relationship among the experiences of chronic diseases, dental health status, and the behaviors in the Korean elderly people

Yeo-Jung Han·Sun-Hwa Hong·Mi-Sun Yu
Objectives: This study aims to contribute to the prevention of dental diseases and health care in the elderly by investigating the relationship among the experiences of chronic diseases, dental health status, and the behaviors in the Korean elderly people ...... more
February. 2018
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Scaling pain and related factors in adults

Eun-Seo Jung·Yeon-Jin Joo·Ga-Young Lee·Yu-Kyung Choi·Soo-Kyung Kim
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to review depression and anxiety associated with pain during scaling procedures, and to establish measures for reducing scaling pain encompassing not only physical factors but also psychological aspects ...... more
February. 2018
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Relationship between consumption of nutrition and periodontal diseases in Korean menopausal women: Based on the Korea national health and nutrition examination survey in 2013

Su-Yeon Hwang·Hae-Young Kim
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between consumption of nutrition and periodontal diseases in the Korean menopausal women. Methods: The data used for analysis were obtained from the sixth Korean National ...... more
February. 2018
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Oral health promotion behaviors and related factors in some university students in Jeonnam

Eun-Ju Jung
Objectives: The purpose of the study was to investigate the subjective oral health status, oral health promotion behaviors, and related factors in the university students in Jeonnam. Methods: A self-reported survey was completed by 480 university ...... more
February. 2018
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The correlation between soft drink consumption and subjective oral symptoms in Korean adolescents

Ji-Hye Park
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between soft drink consumption and subjective oral symptoms in Korean adolescents. Methods: Data of 65,528 adolescents were derived from the twelfth Korea youth risk ...... more
February. 2018
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The effect of gender between the oral symptoms experience and health behavior factors

Won-Jeong Lee·Bo-Youl Choi·Kyung-Gyun Hwang
Objectives: The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of gender in the association between the oral symptoms experience and health behavior. Methods: The subjects were 54,219 adolescents selected from the web-based survey of the 11th (2015) ...... more
February. 2018
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A case study on the difference of communication competency for dental hygiene process of care in the students of a dental hygiene department by the evaluator

Jin-Sun Choi·Su-Ra Jeong·Yong-Keum Choi
Objectives: This study was to compare the self-evaluated outcomes of communication competency in dental hygiene process of care in the students of a dental hygiene department with the teaching evaluation, and to confirm the difference of communication ...... more
February. 2018
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