Qugisaki Media Development on Oral Health in Elementary School Students

  • Ulliana Department of Dental Therapist, Akademi Kesehatan Gigi Ditkesad Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Silvia Sulistiani Department of Dental Therapist, Akademi Kesehatan Gigi Ditkesad Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Yuli Puspitawati Department of Dental Therapist, Akademi Kesehatan Gigi Ditkesad Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Baby Prabowo Setyawati Department of Dental Therapist, Akademi Kesehatan Gigi Ditkesad Jakarta, Indonesia.
Keywords: Dental Health Education, Interactive Media, Knowledge, Promotive Efforts


Introduction: Oral health problems are one of the problems that many populations around the world complain about. The condition of oral health people in Indonesia is still a concern. A promotive effort is needed to prevent oral health problems by educating dental health from an early age. Interesting dental health education methods must be supported by interactive media to help children learn to maintain oral health. The purpose of this study was to design the game media "Quartet Gigi Masa Kini" (Qugisaki) as an educational medium to maintain oral and dental health.

Material and Method: The type of research used is research and development with a pre-experiment research method, one group pretest-post test design. The research stage is to determine the 4-D development model consisting of the defining stage, design stage, development stage, and detonation stage. The study population was grade III and IV elementary school students as many as 113 students. Research sampling using stratified random sampling technique totaling 80 respondents. Analysis of qugisaki media validity test data by 2 expert judgements and the effectiveness of qugisaki media on student knowledge was carried out with a Wilcoxon non-parametric difference test.

Result: The results of the media feasibility test obtained an average value of 3.56 (very valid) and the results of the data test paired between the pre-test with post-test 1 and pretest with post-test 2 there was an increase in knowledge seen from the average value of 13.20 to 32.59 and 15.25 to 32.85 with a p-value = 0.000 (< 0.05) means that Qugisaki media is effective in increasing the knowledge of elementary school students. While post-test 1 with post-test 2 values between post-test 1 and post-test 2 saw the average value decrease from 12.33 to 11.64 with p-value = 0.754 (> 0.05).  

Conclusion: The use of qugisaki media can be used as an alternative educational media and has the potential to increase student's knowledge about dental health.


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How to Cite
Ulliana, Sulistiani, S., Puspitawati, Y., & Prabowo Setyawati, B. (2024). Qugisaki Media Development on Oral Health in Elementary School Students. International Journal Of Drug Research And Dental Science, 6(1), 17-23. https://doi.org/10.36437/ijdrd.2024.6.1.C