oral health maintenance

oral health maintenance

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as maintenance and promotion of oral hygiene and dental health for the patient at risk for developing oral or dental lesions. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Advise patients on oral health maintenance and disease prevention.
Effectiveness of supervised oral health maintenance in hearing impaired and mute childrenA parallel randomized controlled trial.
The prevalence of conditions causing toothache among adolescents demonstrates the need for public health policies that consider the difficulties faced by these socially excluded populations and aim to reduce caries prevalence and promote oral health maintenance through preventive, educational, and interventional measures focused on quality of life (20).
8% patients were younger than 50 year of age which shows a shear lack of oral health maintenance and awareness amongst our general masses.
This has probably attributed to the parents positive attitude and greater dental awareness which was reflected in the child's oral health maintenance.
In 1968, the Army implemented the Oral Health Maintenance Program which targeted younger Army Active Component Soldiers by requiring an annual dental exam and appointments to eliminate adverse dental conditions.
Kracher is a frequent contributor to The Dental Assistant Journal and is the author of four ADAA courses: Sports-Related Dental Injuries & Sports Dentistry, Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants, Carbonated Beverages--The Pouring Rights Dilemma, and Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry.
While less prominent than the dental service within the articulated program, it was an essential component of oral health maintenance for this population, and it represented the health promotional functions that tend to prevent acute crises.
8] However, an essential component of the research is the effectiveness of the caregiver's ability to teach and/or provide oral health maintenance skills to clients.
Oral hygiene is an important factor for oral health maintenance and poor oral hygiene leads to accumulation of dental plaque which plays an important role in the etiology of dental caries.
However, none of the pre-diabetes prevention programs include an oral health maintenance component.
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