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Table 1

Characteristics of the Clients

 Characteristic Client No.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Sex Male Male Female Female Male Male Male Male
Age (y) 44 53 59 40 60 54 50 60
Education College High school - - Elementary school College Elementary school Elementary school
Dentist office visits within the past year No No No No Yes Yes No Yes
Brushing method Vertical and horizontal method Horizontal method Horizontal method Horizontal method Vertical method Horizontal method Horizontal method Vertical method
Frequency of brushing (/d) 2 times 2 times 2 times 2 times 3 times Once 2 times Once
Using of oral care products None Toothpick None Toothpick None None Mouth rinse None
Frequency of oral care products (/d) - 3 times - Once - - 3 times -
Smoking Current Current None Previous Current Current Previous Current
Smoking cessation plan No smoking cessation plan Plan of no smoking within 1 mo - - No smoking cessation plan No smoking cessation plan - Plan of no smoking within 6 mo
Frequency of drinking 2~3 times a week Less than once a month Once a half year Once a month 2~3 times a month Over 4 times a week 2~3 times a week 2~3 times a week
Daily food habits Very salty Slightly salty Slightly salty Slightly salty Slightly flat Eat normally Slightly flat Eat normally
Frequency of sugar intake 2~3 times a week Over twice a day Once a day Once a day Over twice a day Over twice a day Over twice a day Don’t eating
The teeth are fractured or brokena No No No Yes No Yes No Yes
Teeth tingling and paina No Yes No No No No No No
Gum pain or bleedinga Yes Yes No No No No Yes No
Tingling or aching in the tongue or the mouth cheeka No No No No No No No No
Unpleasant mouth odora Yes Yes No No No Yes No Yes
Have bad oral habita No No No No No No No No
Dry moutha No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Pesence or absence of the dentist office fear Yes - - - - - - -
DFS score 55 - - - - - - -
General disease Hypertension, hepatitis B Cardiac infarction, anxiety disorder Hypertension, arthritis Epilepsy Hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, prostatism, glaucoma, gout Hypertension Hypertension Hypertension, diabetes, gout

DFS: Dental Fear Survey.

Oral symptoms and discomfort within the past year.

J Dent Hyg Sci 2018;18:327-39 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2018.18.6.327
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