dental hygiene care plan

den·tal hy·giene care plan

(den'tăl hī'jēn kār plan)
Services within the framework of the total dental treatment plan to be carried out by a dental hygienist.
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Implementation is the execution of the dental hygiene care plan.
1-4] Specific areas to be addressed include a brief overview of the model and--most importantly--its use as a framework for comprehensive assessment of client needs and for making dental hygiene diagnoses, establishing a dental hygiene care plan with client goals, and evaluating outcomes of care.
The dental hygiene diagnosis provides the basis for the dental hygiene care plan.
Recently, theorists have developed an assessment instrument to assist clinicians in summarizing and organizing the data gathered, which can then be used to formulate a dental hygiene diagnosis and comprehensive dental hygiene care plan (Table I).
Chapter five aids the hygienist in the actual development of the dental hygiene care plan.
The measurement of the extent to which the client has achieved the goals specified in the dental hygiene care plan.
the dental hygiene care plan cannot exist without the analysis and synthesis of the assessment findings.
It would be difficult to see how a practitioner could formulate a dental hygiene care plan without having proficient diagnostic skills.
Appropriately addressing the treatment needs of each patient is dependent upon a dental hygienist's ability to identify various oral and systemic conditions prior to establishing an individualized dental hygiene care plan.
The dental hygiene care plan in most countries incorporates dental hygiene services and options.
6) If disclosed on the medical history, these findings will assist the hygienist in opening up nonthreatening dialog early in the appointment, thereby facilitating trust and true responses that will help the dental hygienists appropriately direct an individualized dental hygiene care plan.