The aim of this study was to determine whether a portable IV eyewear system could reduce anxiety in adult patients during oral prophylaxis
Table 3 depicts the distribution of patients as per the VAS scores obtained during the oral prophylaxis
This point to the need that those having straight wire appliance, the oral hygiene instructions should be more strictly enforced and periodic oral prophylaxis
must be resorted to prevent the initiation of periodontal disease.
Once arriving at the site each child was paired with a dental hygiene student who reviewed the health history and consent form, completed an intra and extra oral exam, provided oral health education, performed an oral prophylaxis
, placed dental sealants and fluoride varnish.
Similarly, in South Carolina, dental hygienists employed by, or contacted through, the Department of Health and Environment Control may provide an oral prophylaxis
, fluoride therapy and dental sealants under general supervision without a prior examination by a dentist in settings such as schools or nursing homes.
Trained clinical techniques used during the oral prophylaxis
are measured through demonstrative performance evaluations.
CHX group showed better reduction in clinical parameters than in control group, this can be explained by study done by Fabrico B et al (2007)--CHX had better reduction in GBI, plaque index in patients who where given CHX as an adjunct to oral prophylaxis
than in control group.
Each child was paired with a dental hygiene student who reviewed the health history, completed an intra oral and extra oral exam, provided oral health education, and performed an oral prophylaxis
Eusepio Sio is an Oral Prophylaxis
Technician assigned to the 21st Dental Squadron at Peterson AFB, Colorado.
Christensen RP, Bangerter VW: Determination of rpm, time and load used in oral prophylaxis
A 15-year-old white female patient presented to a dental hygiene clinic for a dental examination and professional oral prophylaxis