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Motivação de higiene dental utilizando brinquedos com temas odontológicos

Author(s): Kelly Regina de Moraes | Janaina Merli Aldrigui | Luciana Butini Oliveira | Cu00E9lia Martins Delgado Rodrigues | Marcia Turolla Wanderley

Journal: ConScientiae Saúde
ISSN 1677-1028

Volume: 10;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 723;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Introduction: Motivation is important tool for success in the oral hygiene orientation of preschoolers. Objective: To evaluate the motivation for oral hygiene using toys with dentistry themes in children. Methods: Thirty-five children (4 to 6 years old) were evaluated. They were divided into two groups. In the control group was realized simulated mouth oral hygiene orientation, and in the experimental group was added the stimulation with toys. The evaluation was realized through plaque index, (before the orientation, after seven and fifteen days). Comparative analysis was assessed by Kruskal-Wallis test (p

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