Dental caries is a pathological process that destroys the hard tissue structure of the teeth, as for the signs of dental caries that is the demineralization of hard tissue teeth which is then followed by damage to the hard tissue of teeth which is then followed by the destruction of organic material, The kind of research that used is by means the data collection or the division of the questionnaire the name of , class , the frequency of cleaning the teeth and behavior daily about snack pattern daily and have a directly for the environment the teeth and the mouth .The sample of the as many as 78 people with a population of students VII and VIII junior high school The results showed that there is a relationship of type of snack in student's consumption to the happening of dental caries. Based on fisher exact statistic test which shows P (0,013) <α (0,05), whereas for student snack frequency there is no significant effect on dental caries. Based on fisher exact statistic test showing P (1.00)> α (0,05).
PEMBIMBING : TRI WIDYASTUTI, SKM., M.EPID;
PENGUJI 1 : DERU MARAH LAUT, S.SI.T., M.KES;
PENGUJI 2: DENDEN RIDWAN C, S.SIT, M.DSC.
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