THEORY II REVIEW FINAL!!
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which factor is the ACTUAL CAUSE of a disease or condition?
etiologic factor (that "eITIOT", he is why hit happened!)
dental biofilm is the primary ________ factor in the development of perio and gingival disease.
what is a factor that renders a person SUSCEPTIBLE to a disease or condition?
what is a factor that lends assistance to SUPPLEMENTS or ADDS to a condition or disease?
what is an exposure that INCREASES the PROBABILITY that a disease will occur?
risk factor (its "probably" a "risky" thing to do)
what is a factor in the IMMEDIATE environment of the oral cavity or in the environment of the teeth or periodontium?
which factor results from or is INFLUENCED by a GENERAL physical or mental disease or condition?
what three drugs can cause induced gingival enlargement?
- phenytoin (seizures)
- cyclosporine (immunosuppressant for organ transplant)
- nifedipine (angina and ventricular arrhythmias)
what are two categories of systemic conditions that affect the periodontium? 2
- osteoporosis: perio disease
- psychosocial factors: NUG
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