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Introduction Instructions for the patient. How to introduce yourself Good morning, my name is…. I will start with a brief examination of your oral cavity.

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1 Introduction Instructions for the patient

2 How to introduce yourself Good morning, my name is…. I will start with a brief examination of your oral cavity. First, I am going to have a closer look at your mouth. Then, I will remove the tartar and I will check the condition of your teeth and gums. At the end of our session, I will tell you a few words about the proper way of dental hygiene and I will show you how to brush your teeth and use the dental aids effectively.

3 Instructions Come in, sit down. Don´t worry, this won´t hurt a bit. It won´t last long. It will bite a little. It feels like a kind of a slight pressure. It will be rather uncomfortable. You can stand it. Tell me if it hurts. Keep your mouth open.

4 Instructions Put out your tongue. Say aaah. Now, I am going to check your mouth. Take out your artificial teeth. Close your mouth. Put your teeth together. Clench your teeth. Rinse out your mouth. Swallow. Gargle. Spit out.

5 Instructions Put on these protective glasses. Take off the glasses. Put on this protective apron. Tilt your head backward. Turn your head right, now left. Open your mouth wide.

6 Instructions Strip to the waist. Strip to your underwear. Take a seat. Lie down. Lie on your back. Lie on your abdomen. Lie on your right side. Roll over onto your left side.

7 Instructions Put your arms alongside your body. Stretch your arms forward. Raise your hands. Raise your left (right) hand. Bend forward. Lean backward. Straighten up. Stand straight. Turn to the right (left).

8 Instructions Roll up your sleeve. Clench your fist. Take a deep breath. Hold it. Don´t breathe. Breathe out. You can get dressed now. Don´t hurry, take your time.

9 Pain Which tooth is painful? How long has it been bothering you? Do you have pain with cold, warm and/or sweet things? Is it painful when you touch it? Is it painful when I knock it? Is it painful when I press here? Does it hurt during the day or at night? Does it wake you up at night?

10 Pain How long have you had the pain? How long has it been bothering you? When did it start? Is there anything that makes the pain better? Do you take any painkillers? Where exactly do you feel the pain? Does the pain spread/shoot/radiate? Where does the pain spread?

11 Pain light, mild severe unbearable spasmodic/ cramp like sharp dull agonizing

12 Visit to a Dental Hygienist To keep the teeth clean, the gums healthy, the deposits in check swollen lymph nodes scaling with ultrasonic scaler, hand scaler, to polish superficial stains deep fissures


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