Intro DH: Objective III Disclosing Agents

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Covers Objective III, Disclosing Agents


 
  
Created Aug 26, 2012
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- personalize patient instruction to locate and remove soft deposits
- allow for self-evaluation...
 
1. List the purposes for using a disclosing agent
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- intense color and durable in intensity
- pleasant taste and non-irritating to the mucosa
-...
 
2. Describe the properties of an acceptable disclosing agent
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- apply disclosing agent or give table. instruct pt. to swish and rub the solution over the...
 
3. Perform the disclosing technique with solution, rinse, and or tablet/wafer
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Look further into this
 
4. Communicate information to the patient regarding the procedure
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- transfer clinical observations to numerical values (quantity)
- communicate degree of...
 
5. List the purposes of the plaque Index
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Purpose: to record prescence of biofilm on individual tooth surfaces to permit the patient...
 
6. O'Leary Plaque Control Procedure/Record
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- 4 surfaces are recorded: facial, lingual, mesial and distal
Scoring: total the...
 
O'Leary Plaque Record Continued.....
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# of surfaces with biofilm present x 100
# of total surfaces x 4 (or 6)

Your...
 
Formula for O'Leary Plaque Record
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70 surfaces covered with biofilm x 100
25 teeth present x 4
Answer = 70% of...
 
Example for O'Leary Plaque Record
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Although 0% is ideal, less than 10% has been suggested as a guideline.
 
Interpretation of O'Leary Plaque Findings
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Erythrosin- red dye in tablet or liquid form
                     ...
 
2. Additional Note on Disclosing Agents

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