theory 1 ch 1
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theory 1 ch 1
theory 1 ch 1 part one briefing
what are the three preventative services?
i.e. fluoride, sealant
treatment of early disease
prevent further progress of poss irreversible conditions
i.e. removal of all calc/biofilm while debriding a root surface in a shallow pocket
methods used after secondary prevention fails
rehabilitate the oral cavity/replace tissues to function properly
i.e. bridge, implant
strategies for one or more to improve their health
entire pt care system
preventative and therapeutic depends on the pt's understanding and care
clinical treatments to arrest/control disease and maintain tissues
all scaling, root debridement, posttreatment = therapeutic for perio
sealant = preventative and therapeutic
purpose of the dental hygiene process of care
provides a framework for each individual
identify causative or influencing factors to be reduced, eliminated, or prevented by hygienist
what is assessment?
the first component of the hygiene process
foundation for collecting subjective and objective data
what are assessment objectives?
systematic collection of data of the pt's health
documentation in pt's record
subjective data is _______ and _______ with the patient.
it includes chief complaint, ________ of health, _______ and value on oral health
observation and interaction
objective data includes _______ and oral assessment
evidence of _______ in teeth, probing depths,
loss of _______ attachment, caries, and defective _______
what is the definition of dental hygiene diagnosis?
health behaviors of individuals, and actual/potential health problems the hygienist can treat
data from the assessment phase are critically analyzed and interpreted
objectives of DH diagnosis
identify health behaviors
provide the basis of the design, implementation, and evaluation of the plan
treatment proposed to patient
hygienist responsible for pt
what is data processing?
using critical thinking skills to collect and interpret information
classification is sorting info into categories such as systemic, _______ _______ tissue, _______, dental, and oral _______. intrepreted according to pt's needs
interpretation relies upon _______ _______. analysis, synthesis, _______ reasoning and _______ reasoning determine diagnosis
validation is an attempt to verify the accuracy of _______ _______. recognizing _______, isolating descrepancies, and identifying the need for more information
focus on the pt's _______. determine actual/potential_______, and risks. specify contributing _______. be safe and _______. express the problem and _______.