Elementary school students (elementary school) is a group prone to dental caries occurrence. Some of the main causes are the kind of food consumed and the role of parents towards the child's behavior in maintaining oral health. As for the purpose of doing research is to know the types of food consumed and the role of parents against oral health students. This study uses cross-sectional on the latitude of the month of February 2016 with the subject of research on the students of the country 48 Deah Glumpang, Banda Aceh. The results showed more than half of the students (60%) have problems with dental caries. These types of food consumed by students are mostly amateurish (68.6%). So it is with the role of parents against her son's mouth and dental health is most unfavorable (65.7%). Statistically, the incidence of dental caries in students have relationships with different types of food (p = 0.001) and the role of parents (p = 0.005). Therefore, the type of food and the role of parents of students still need to be advised to maintain oral health students.
|Journal||Hasanuddin Journal of Midwifery|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|