Efek Tongue Cleaner X Dalam Mengurangi Jumlah Bakteri Patogen Dalam Mulut

NURROSYIDAH, Lif Hanifa (2017) Efek Tongue Cleaner X Dalam Mengurangi Jumlah Bakteri Patogen Dalam Mulut. Masters thesis, University of Surabaya.

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Abstract

The human oral cavity is one of the organ that contains a lot of microorganisms. More than 500 types of bacterias in the oral cavity lead to deseases such us dental caries, periodontal desease, and systemic deseases like cardiac and pulmonary deseases. As long time the people maintain oral hygiene by brushing teeth and using mouth wash. But, most the people give orders the oral tongue hygiene. Tongue cleaner is a tongue cleaner equipment that expected to reduce the number of oral bacteria so can reduce bad breath. The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of tongue cleaner in reducing the total number of bacteria in the mouth, especially Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus sp., and Porphyromonas gingivalis, and to determine the total number of bacteria in the mouth of male and female subjects before and after using tongue cleaner. The results showed that the total number of bacteria in the mouth before and after using tongue cleaner are significantly diffrent both in male and female subjects based on paired t-test with α < 0,05. Tongue cleaner also able to reduce the number of pathogenic bacteria of Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus sp., and Porphyromonas gingivalis. The avarage number of Streptococcus sp.before using tongue cleaner are 10.387 x 105 cfu/mL and after using tongue cleaner are 1.638 x 105 cfu/mL. The avarage number of Porphyromonas gingivalis before using tongue cleaner are tongue cleaner adalah 15.926 x 105 cfu/mL The avarage number of 545 x 105 cfu/mL. The avarage number of Enterococcus faecalis sebelum dibersihkan dengan tongue cleaner adalah 15.989 x 105 cfu/mL and after using tongue cleaner are 3.506 x 105 cfu/mL. The total number of bacteria in the mouth of female subjects are more numerous than the male subjects.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tongue cleaner, dot-blot, Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus sp., dan Porphyromonas gingivalis.
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Divisions: Postgraduate Programs > Master Program in Clinical Pharmacy
Depositing User: Eko Wahyudi 197013
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2018 07:35
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2018 07:35
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/33400

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