Dental Hygiene

4: Occlusal Examination

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Case 4Occlusal Examination CASE STORY Miranda Hathaway is 11 years old. She is active in student government, basketball, softball, and field hockey. Miranda stated she is “being bullied and teased…

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6: Local Contributing Factors

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Case 6Local Contributing Factors CASE STORY As with drug‐induced gingivitis, there are many cases in which local contributing factors play a role in the development of gingival and periodontal diseases….

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1: Participating in Community Programs

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Case 1Participating in Community Programs CASE STORY The dental hygienists from the local component were contacted after Palomar Hospital was awarded a grant to assess the oral health needs and…

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3: Pit and Fissure Sealants

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Case 3Pit and Fissure Sealants CASE STORY A 25‐year‐old male presents for dental examination after a seven‐year hiatus from dental care. The patient has been away at college, started working…

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1: Older Adult

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Case 1Older Adult CASE STORY A 73‐year‐old Hispanic female patient presents to the clinic with the chief concern of “I had a partial denture made back home in my own…

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5: Aggressive Periodontics

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Case 5Aggressive Periodontics CASE STORY A 53‐year‐old Caucasian female presents for treatment. Her chief complaint is “sensitive teeth.” She has experienced bleeding and sore gums. She has not been to…

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3: Alginate Impressions

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Case 3Alginate Impressions CASE STORY Ms. X, a single, 48‐year‐old female with a high‐end career in finance presents with a chief complaint “As I get older my teeth are not…

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1: Patient with Diabetes

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Case 1Patient with Diabetes CASE STORY A 43‐year‐old Hispanic male presented with the dental concern of “my gums are bleeding and one of my teeth is moving.” He explained that…

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4: Nutritional Counseling

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Case 4Nutritional Counseling CASE STORY An 82‐year‐old Caucasian female, recently widowed, presented with a chief complaint of: “My tongue doesn’t feel right. It sometimes burns when I eat certain foods…

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4: Substance‐Related Disorder

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Case 4Substance‐Related Disorder CASE STORY A 32‐year‐old male presents with a white lesion in the mandibular vestibule area of the left molar region. Patient states that he has chewed smokeless…

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2: Fluoride – Systemic and Topical

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Case 2Fluoride – Systemic and Topical CASE STORY A 20‐year‐old female presents for dental examination after a three year hiatus from dental care. The patient has been away at college…

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2: Non‐Plaque‐Induced Gingivitis

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Case 2Non‐Plaque‐Induced Gingivitis CASE STORY A 25‐year‐old Caucasian female presents for treatment. Her chief complaint is “My gums bleed all the time.” She goes to the dentist every six months….

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1: Ethical Principles – Informed Consent

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Case 1Ethical Principles – Informed Consent CASE STORY A 49‐year‐old female presents with her 18‐year‐old daughter for comprehensive dental hygiene care. The mother has Limited English Proficiency (LEP). The daughter…

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2: Implant Procedures and Maintenance

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Case 2Implant Procedures and Maintenance CASE STORY A 63‐year‐old African American female presented with the chief complaint of “I am due for a cleaning.” PROBLEM‐BASED LEARNING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES To…

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