Effect of Dental Braille Education (Dbe) on Oral Health Knowledge and Attitudes on Children with Visual Impairment

Rieza Zulfahmi Taftazani, Muhammad Fiqih Sabilillah, Tetet Kartilah, Cahyo Nugroho, Hadiyat Miko

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Purpose: This study aimed to analyze the influence of Dental Braille Education (DBE) on the oral health and hygiene knowledge and attitude of children with visual impairment. Material and Methods: Pre and post test research design was used. Dental Braille Education (DBE) was given to a sample and then evaluated again on day 21. The results were compared by statisctical analysis. Results: This study was conducted on 12 child with visual impairment. No statistically significant difference were found between the oral health and hygiene knowledge (Z = -3217 and p = 0.001, p> 0.05) and the attitudes (Z = -2724 and p = 0.006, p> 0.05) of the sample. Conclusion: It can be concluded that the DBE education did not change the maintenance of oral health and improve the status of oral hygiene among children with visual disability. Further studies investigating the factors which may effect DBE education among children with visual impairment must be planned.


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