TEST DIFFERENT SEEDS TAMARIND WITH CLOVES IN LOWERING OHI-S ON THE STUDENTS OF SMK YOSHUA MEDAN MEDAN PERJUANGAN SUBDISTRICT 2015

  • Adriana Hamsar Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan
  • Ety Sofia Ramadhan Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan
  • Asmawati Asmawati Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan
  • Septi Khairani Lubis Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan
Keywords: Tamarind seeds, cloves, OHI-S

Abstract

Leftovers are tucked along the bacteria will form a colony called plaque. The plaque if not removed the email will destroy teeth and eventually caused cavities. The initial survey indicates multiplicity of debris and calculus at the mouth of the students of SMK Yoshua Medan, Medan Perjuangan Subdistrict. Utilization of tamarind and clove is expected to be used as a pasta alternative in the decline of OHI-S. This research aims to know the difference between tamarind with cloves in a downturn OHI-S on the students in SMK Yoshua Medan. Research is done by using a quasi experimental design pre test – post group design. Analysis done with test t-Test dependent and independent t-Test. The results showed that Seeds Tamarind has the ability in lowering OHI-S (p < 0,05); Likewise with the clove on the significance of 5% is able to degrade OHIS (p < 0,05). However, when compared both, However, when compared both, it turns out the ability of Tamarind Seed in lowering OHI-S is no different with cloves (p > 0.05)

Published
2015-07-19