International Journal of Dental Sciences

International Journal of Dental Sciences


International Journal of Dental Sciences
International Journal of Dental Sciences
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2021)

Correlation between parents’ role in permanent first molar eruption with the prevalence of caries in permanent first molar


Silvia Prasetyowati, Isnanto

Objectives: To analyze the correlation between the role of parents regarding the eruption of permanent first molars and the prevalence of caries in permanent first molars. Methods: This type of research is analytic cross sectional. The targets in the study were all parents of Mojo III elementary school students aged 6-12 years. The data collection method used a questionnaire to know the role of the parents and the form of an observation sheet to determine the state of the eruption of the permanent first molars. Data was analyzed using Spearman Correlation. Results: There is no significant correlation between the role of parents and the prevalence of permanent first molars caries. Conclusion: The most of the parents have a role in the eruption of the permanent first molars, but there is no significant correlation between the role of parents on the prevalence of permanent first molars caries.
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