Oral Examination

Oral Examination    $36.00

3 Contact Hours

Summary Course Contents

bulletExamination Process
bulletClassification of Dental Instruments
bulletExamination Instruments
bulletExplorer
bulletMirror
bulletTissue/Cotton Pliers or Forceps
bulletCharting Oral Conditions
bulletExtraoral Examination
bulletConducting an Extraoral Examination
bulletIntraoral Examination
bulletIntraoral Tissue Examination
bulletSoft Tissue Examination
bulletPeriodontium Examination
bulletObserving Gingival Health
bulletProbing the Periodontium
bulletProbing the Furcation
bulletDetermining Mobility
bulletTeeth
bulletOcclusion
bulletExamining the Occlusion
bulletRadiographic Examination
bulletInterpretation
bulletPediatric Oral Examination
bulletStop and Think

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you would be able to:
  1. Describe 4 purposes of an oral examination.
  2. Classify hand instruments in 6 categories.
  3. Describe the purposes and functions of explorer, mirror and cotton pliers.
  4. Draw symbols to describe a variety of conditions existing in the month.
  5. Abbreviate terms used to describe a variety of conditions in the mouth.
  6. Describe step-by-step the process of extraoral examination.
  7. List the armamentarium used in intraoral examination.
  8. List various conditions to observe in the course of intraoral tissue examination.
  9. Describe step-by-step the process of intraoral examination.
  10. List 8 findings that are recorded during periodontal examination.
  11. List various terms commonly used to describe condition of the periodontium and their meaning.
  12. Explain the process of assessing gingival health.
  13. Describe the process of probing the periodontium.
  14. Contrast the manual periodontium probing with the automated system.
  15. Show the charting method used to describe the mobility of teeth.
  16. Fill out, as an exercise, the examination record of a patient with a variety of oral conditions.
  17. Define occlusion and describe the occlusion examination.
  18. Explain the need and importance of radiographic examination.

 

To assess the effectiveness of the course material, we ask that you evaluate your achievement of each learning objective on a scale of A to D (A=excellent, B=good, C=fair, D=unsatisfactory). Please indicate your responses next to each learning objective and return it to us with your completed exam.

 

Oral Examination

Oral Examination    $36.00

3 Contact Hours

Summary Course Contents

bulletExamination Process
bulletClassification of Dental Instruments
bulletExamination Instruments
bulletExplorer
bulletMirror
bulletTissue/Cotton Pliers or Forceps
bulletCharting Oral Conditions
bulletExtraoral Examination
bulletConducting an Extraoral Examination
bulletIntraoral Examination
bulletIntraoral Tissue Examination
bulletSoft Tissue Examination
bulletPeriodontium Examination
bulletObserving Gingival Health
bulletProbing the Periodontium
bulletProbing the Furcation
bulletDetermining Mobility
bulletTeeth
bulletOcclusion
bulletExamining the Occlusion
bulletRadiographic Examination
bulletInterpretation
bulletPediatric Oral Examination
bulletStop and Think

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you would be able to:
  1. Describe 4 purposes of an oral examination.
  2. Classify hand instruments in 6 categories.
  3. Describe the purposes and functions of explorer, mirror and cotton pliers.
  4. Draw symbols to describe a variety of conditions existing in the month.
  5. Abbreviate terms used to describe a variety of conditions in the mouth.
  6. Describe step-by-step the process of extraoral examination.
  7. List the armamentarium used in intraoral examination.
  8. List various conditions to observe in the course of intraoral tissue examination.
  9. Describe step-by-step the process of intraoral examination.
  10. List 8 findings that are recorded during periodontal examination.
  11. List various terms commonly used to describe condition of the periodontium and their meaning.
  12. Explain the process of assessing gingival health.
  13. Describe the process of probing the periodontium.
  14. Contrast the manual periodontium probing with the automated system.
  15. Show the charting method used to describe the mobility of teeth.
  16. Fill out, as an exercise, the examination record of a patient with a variety of oral conditions.
  17. Define occlusion and describe the occlusion examination.
  18. Explain the need and importance of radiographic examination.

 

To assess the effectiveness of the course material, we ask that you evaluate your achievement of each learning objective on a scale of A to D (A=excellent, B=good, C=fair, D=unsatisfactory). Please indicate your responses next to each learning objective and return it to us with your completed exam.