acknowledges the complex interaction of biological and individual psychologic and social factors that mediate health and illness
these influence the educational and motivational efforts of the hygienist
perception of self relative to society and family
learning and concentration ability
perception of locus control
psychologic preparation of a person to help relieve fear and anxiety of stressful event - used before initiating care - helps predict pt needs and to plan an approach to best meet those needs
a step or measure that is designed to halt or significantly alter the current course of an event
method that stops or prevents an expected or anticipated outcome from occuring
in what week do teeth begin to develop in utero?
14th week of pregnancy
Maternal smoking can lead to delayed tooth formation and up to what percent of reduction in tooth maturity?
What is the most commonly experienced oral disease in children in the early childhood life stage?
What are small white spots that occur on the inside of the cheeks early in the course of measels?
When do permanent teeth begin to form?
3-4 months after birth
Weaning from pacifier and thumb should begin when?
between 18 months and 2 years
When should weaning from non-nutritive sucking be accopmlished?
between 2-4 years of age
Orthodontist recommend that children with potential orthodontic problems be referred at age _____-
Oral tissues have many receptors for what 2 hormones, that cause them to be affected when levels rise and fall?
estrogen and progesterone
Estrogen and progesterone cause ____________ vascularity leading to _________ redness and bleeding on probing
IN young women, reshearchers have found hemorrhagic lesions associated with premenstruation, increased gingival _______ and tooth _________
The relative proportion of the baacteriodes species implicated in periodontal disease is increased ____% in pregnant women, and _____% in those taking oral contraceptives
Studies indicate that periodontitis is correlated with a ____-_____ increase for cardiovascular disease
Are men or women more likely to be under-reporters of symptoms?
Men who have to leave to use the restroom frequently could be a sign of what?