Educational Intervention to reduce the gingival diseases in children of 8 and 9 years old belonging to a school of the municipality Manzanillo, Cuba

  • Tahiris Paneque-Escalona Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.
  • Yoannis Piquera-Palomino Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.
  • Mauren Infante-Tamayo Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.
  • Yubisneyvis Merino-Noguera Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.

Abstract

Background: This paper depicts the results
obtained from a community intervention
activity carried out at “Mariana Grajales
Coello” elementary School, in Manzanillo
municipality within the period of January
2011 up to September 2012. The sample
taken were students between 8 and 9 years
old. By means affective – participative
psychological techniques, which were used
to orient in terms of prevention and health
culture promotion, about the correct bucal
hygiene, the elimination of dentobacterian
plaques, as well as its incidence in gingival
diseases, through out contact with parents
and children to achieve modification in
lifestyles and habits in he topic. It was
confirmed the accuracy of games as formation
and prevention techniques, and the
assessment of bucal hygiene levels. The
sample was of 85 students, previous consent
of their parents. The data was collected
in forms design to that effect, and the results
are shown in a double – entrance graphics
taking the percentage as point of analysis.
The results underwent a deep analysis and
it was possible to reduce the incidence of
gingival diseases, and the number of healed
patients was prolonged, also the level of
knowledge increased in the third phase. The
bucal hygiene habits avoid the presence of
gingival diseases.

Author Biographies

Tahiris Paneque-Escalona, Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.
Especialista de I Grado en Estomatología General Integral, Profesora Asistente.
Yoannis Piquera-Palomino, Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.
Especialista de I Grado en Estomatología General Integral, Profesora Asistente.
Mauren Infante-Tamayo, Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.
Especialista de I Grado en Estomatología General Integral, Profesora Instructora.
Yubisneyvis Merino-Noguera, Universidad de Ciencias Médicas Granma. Cuba.
Especialista de I Grado en Estomatología General Integral, Profesora Asistente.
Published
2015-07-01
How to Cite
PANEQUE-ESCALONA, Tahiris et al. Educational Intervention to reduce the gingival diseases in children of 8 and 9 years old belonging to a school of the municipality Manzanillo, Cuba. Revista Estomatología, [S.l.], v. 23, n. 1, july 2015. ISSN 2248-7220. Available at: <http://nexus.univalle.edu.co/index.php/revista_estomatologia/article/view/2965>. Date accessed: 24 may 2018.
Section
Original Articles

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