dental hygiene instruction


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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.
See also: instruction
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
(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.
fluoride treatments, dental hygiene instruction, assessment of the
During DARW, students visited elementary schools with dental hygiene instructions. Back at the school itself, a breakfast for dental assisting students was hosted by d.a.