this diagnosis is made by providing treatment and seeing how the condition responds.
what is the malignant neplasm that comes from bone?
when cells divide and a defomity occurs, it is a ____ disorder.
this is an inherited abnormality which causes a defect in the enamel formation.
this is the inflammatory change in the oral mucosa.
this form will record the patients overall health and dental status before treatment is provided.
medical-dental health history
what will the dentist do once the information and diagnostic gathering process has been comleted?
formulates an assesment
the patient record is what?
a permanent document of the dentist
this is the document that the dentist uses as an overall quality of care the patient will receive
a new patient that arrives for his or her appointment should be:
asked to fill out a history form & explained why that is important
employment information is found where on the patient record form?
the written medical-dental history form:
should be regarded as minimal information
the medical history should include questions about the patient's past medical history, present physical condition,
and chronic conditions, allergies, and current meds
when should you help a patient with a medical history form?
when the patient may not understand the terminology or may have a language barrier.
what are two examples of quality assurance?
1) timely recall of patients is followed to address their dental needs and document when radiographs were taken.
2) current and up to date emergency standards are adhered to by the dental team and current and up to date licenses, registrations, and certifications and training of the dental team members are maintained.
what is another name for apthous ulcer?
another name for teeth grinding?
another name for extra teeth?
broad term for abnormal tissue?
why do we have to know about oral pathology?
to know the difference between normal and abnormal tissues
inflammation of the tongue
increased chance of tooth loss from periodontal disease
most detailed form in the patient record:
clinical examination form
goals obtaining medical history form
medical history; allergies, medical conditions, and any special needs.