Adolescence is a transitional phase between
childhood and adulthood with a marked period of
significant caries activity. Efforts to overcome this
problem can be overcome throught health education
approach. However, conventional health education that
has been applied only focuses on increasing patient
awareness of the severity of a disease problem by
providing information or advice, this approach in
motivating patients is still considered ineffective.
Motivational interviewing counselling technique to
increase patients intrinsic motivation in changing
behavior. The purpose to produce a motivational
interviewing counselling module as a guideline for dental
health promotion and analyze the effectiveness of MI
counselling in increasing adolescent oral health selfefficacy.
Keywords : Motivational Inteviewing, Counseling, Self Efficacy, Oral Health, Adolescent