7: Oral Health Needs, Treatment Planning and Appointments

CHAPTER 7 Oral Health Needs, Treatment Planning and Appointments

Patient record cards

In NHS practices, clinical records are kept on form FP25. In other dental workplaces other suitable cards can be used.

Patient records should include the following:

Dental charting

Dental and periodontal charting is the ‘recording of clinical details of a patient’s dentition and surrounding tissues’. As a part of the dental clinical team, you will be required to know how to complete a dental chart. Box 7.2 lists the main reasons for doing dental charting.

Dental charting includes:

Jan 8, 2015 | Posted by in Dental Nursing and Assisting | Comments Off on 7: Oral Health Needs, Treatment Planning and Appointments
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