DESCRIPTION OF ORAL HYGIENE LEVEL AND DENTAL
CARIES OF GRADE IV AND V STUDENTS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2 TAJENTABANAN REGENCY IN 2018
Oral hygiene is a condition that shows in the oral cavity a person is free of impurities, such as plaque and calculus. Dental caries is a dental tissue disease characterized by tissue damage starting from the tooth surface (pit, fissure, and interproximal area) extends towards the pulp. The purpose of this research is to know description of oral hygiene level and dental caries of grade IV and V students of elementary school 2 Tajen Tabanan regency in 2018. The research is descriptive research. The results of the research on 31 about oral hygiene students were obtained the highest number were the moderate criteria (67,7%), the average of OHI-S 1,62 including the medium criteria, the students affected by dental caries were 25 students with 62 caries teeth, average dental caries by 2, and average dental caries based on the highest level of dental and oral hygiene with moderate criteria 2,28. The conclusions of this study are the average dental and oral hygiene criteria being the most have moderate OHI-S criteria. The average dental caries is two teeth.