dental hygiene instruction


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dental hygiene instruction

A program in which patients are taught the methods of oral hygiene and the importance of plaque control through proper toothbrushing, flossing, and appropriate nutrition.
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19) The fact that patients have an inability to evaluate their oral hygiene effectiveness and monitor their oral health status has been raised as a weakness undermining dental hygiene instruction.
19) Key elements to maximize that patients maintain their new behaviors include the use of positive feedback, patient reminders (such as phone calls and postcards), and adapting dental hygiene instructions to the needs of the patient.
During DARW, students visited elementary schools with dental hygiene instructions.