Abstract

Background: The role of midwives for dental health education for pregnant women is very important and strategic for pregnant women and children. Purpose: To know dental health for midwives for promo and more dental health for pregnant women in Makassar City. Material and Method: Studies are observed by cross-sectional study designs. The midwife sample came from midwives working in 15 health centers, 10 hospitals and 6 maternity hospitals in Makassar, resulting in a total sample of 173 midwives. Result: Average age = 32.29 years and average length of work as a midwife = 8.77 years. The percentage of midwives who recommend when to visit the dentist for a 1-year-old baby is 56.6%, the percentage of midwives who provide information about periodontal disease in pregnant women as much as 82%.

How to Cite
DAENG PASIGA, RASMIDAR SAMAD, RINI PRATIWI, Burhanuddin. Knowledge of Midwives about Dental Health Education and Recommendations for Pregnant Women in Makassar City. Indonesia. Global Journal of Medical Research, [S.l.], may 2021. ISSN 2249-4618. Available at: <https://medicalresearchjournal.org/index.php/GJMR/article/view/2427>. Date accessed: 17 jan. 2022.


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