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Kyeong-Soo Lee 2 Articles
Usage Patterns of Oral Care Products of Dental Patients
Myung-Ok Jeung, Pock-Soo Kang, Kyeong-Soo Lee, Tae-Yoon Hwang
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2007;24(2 Suppl):S319-329.   Published online December 31, 2007
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2007.24.2S.S319
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Purpose or Background:This study was performed to identify the usage patterns of oral care products of the patients visiting a National University dental clinic. Materials and Methods:A questionnaire survey was administered to 298 patients visiting the K dental department based in Daegu during the period from December 10, 2005 through January 30, 2006.
Results
:Of total respondents, 42.3% used moderate toothbrush or soft toothbrush, 53.7% replaced their toothbrush every two or three months. Patients with periodontal diseases were aware of 2.1 devices and currently used 1 device out of 10 auxiliary oral hygiene devices recommended by dentist. Spacing patients were aware of 1.8 devices and currently use 1 device out of 3 auxiliary oral hygiene devices recommended by dentist. Patients wearing a fixed dental prosthesis were aware of 2.6 devices and currently used 1.6 devices out of 8 auxiliary oral hygiene devices. Those who received dental implant procedure were aware of 2.9 devices and currently used 1.5 devices out of 6 auxiliary oral hygiene devices. Those with orthodontic problems were aware of 2.7 devices and currently used 1.8 devices out of 6 devices, showing a higher level of awareness on oral hygiene devices. Those wearing dentures recognized 0.6 device and currently used 0.3 device out of 3, showing a lower level of awareness and usage. Of total respondents, 70.2% citied “no knowledge of oral care products” as the reason for not using any oral care product, which was followed by “no one recommended that for me” (15.8%) and “cannot be sure about efficacy” (11.4%). These findings underscore the need for recommending the use of oral care products when a patient sees the dentist.
Conclusion
:Given a significant association between oral health education and the use of auxiliary oral care products, it is important to promote oral health education among dental patients.

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    Myoung-Hee Kim, Yu Jin Park, Young Sun Hwang
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    Kyeong-Hee Lee, Eun-Seo Jung
    Journal of Digital Convergence.2015; 13(2): 245.     CrossRef
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    Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene.2014; 14(3): 333.     CrossRef
Factors Affecting Bone Mineral Density in Premenopausal Women
Myeong-Sook Lee, Pock-Soo Kang, Kyeong-Soo Lee
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2007;24(2 Suppl):S330-339.   Published online December 31, 2007
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2007.24.2S.S330
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Purpose:The purpose of the study was to determine factors affecting bone mineral density among premenopausal women aged over 45 years old and make a contribution to preventing osteoporosis among postmenopausal women. Materials and Methods:A total of 133 women enrolled in the study and completed a self-administered questionnaire that measured results of bone mineral density exam and biochemical exam, demographic characteristics, smoking and drinking, physical activities and reproductive characteristics.
Results
:The results of the study are summarized as follows: Of total subjects, 20.2% showed a reduction on bone mineral density. Age was the most important factor predicting bone mineral density level. A frequent intake of meat rather than vegetables had a significant impact on bone mineral density. Women with a menstruation cycle shorter than 28 days showed significantly high bone mineral density. Multiple regression analysis revealed a correlation between age and risk of osteoporosis. The explainability for variables was 16%.
Conclusion
:It is necessary to develop programs designed to help women in their 30s to maintain the maximum bone density and prevent osteoporosis after menopause.

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    Nami Chun, Hyunju Chae
    Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing.2015; 21(1): 43.     CrossRef
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    Sung Hey Kim, Young Hee Lee
    Journal of Korean Public Health Nursing.2015; 29(2): 177.     CrossRef
  • The Bone Mineral Density Impact Factors of Adult Women before the Menopause - based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey -
    Kyung-Hee Kim, Jung-Hee Lee, Jin-Dong Yeo
    Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology.2015; 9(3): 147.     CrossRef
  • Effects of Body Weight Control Behaviors on Bone Mineral Density in Korean Young Adult Women
    Chae Weon Chung, Suk Jeong Lee
    Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing.2013; 19(1): 57.     CrossRef

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