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PERSENTASE PENGGUNA PROTESA DI INDONESIA

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Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan
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Disciplines
  • Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology

Abstract

Teeth loss still becomes a major problem especially in developing countries. It can cause disfunction of mastication and Temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Furthermore, missing teeth can influence economic factor as well as physical and psychological aspect including aesthethic factor. Replacing of teeth loss with artificial denture is the only way to prevent those factors. A total sample 779.496 responden age 12 years and above were analysed using data of National Health Research (Riskesdas) 2007. The objective of the study is to determine the index of missing teeth (M-T) and the percentage of people using prostheses. The data is descriptively analysed using the Decayed (D-T), Missing (M-T), FilledfF-T), and Decayed Missing Filled Teeth (DMF-T), and data from Dentogram based on the result of permanent teeth examination; Missing Treatment Index (MTI)and people using fixed and removable prostheses. The result of the study shows that M-T=3.9 out of DMF-T=4.8 and MTI=79.6%. Moreover, the percentage of people using prostheses is 4.5%. M-T, MTI, and people using prostheses increase in aged group of35 - 44 years old. M-T, MTI, and people using prostheses is higher in women compared to men. In addition, M-T and MTI are higher in rural area compared in urban area. However, the percentage of people using prostheses are higher in urban area than in rural area. According to the level of household expenditure per capita shows that MT and MTI are higher in group of people with low level of household expenditure. In contradictory, the percentage of people using prostheses is higher in those with high level of household expenditure. Keywords: caries experience, DMF-T, Missing Teeth, Protesa

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