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Oral Health

Oral Health

£25 (incl VAT)

This course has been designed to ensure that you hold an awareness of Oral Health and understand how to cater for the dental care of your clients.

The main points covered are:

- Understand the importance of oral health and the potential effect on their general health, well-being and dignity
- Understand the potential impact of untreated dental pain or mouth infection on the behaviour and general health and well-being of people who cannot articulate their pain or distress or ask for help ( this includes, for example, residents with dementia or communication difficulties)
- Know how to deliver daily mouth care
- Know how and when to reassess oral health
- Know how and when to report any oral health concerns, and how to respond to a person's changing needs and circumstances
- Understand the importance of denture marking and how to arrange this for people, with their permission

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