This module will enable the oral hygiene student to be competent in the evaluation of the oral health status of the child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient in terms of diseases related to the hard tissues of the oral cavity plus the pulpa and peri-apical tissues, and be able to: • correctly diagnose the diseases; • correctly diagnose the patient’s risk profile; • instruct a patient to be capable of exercising self-protective measures; • change the behavioural pattern of the patient through motivation; • create resistant and optimally maintainable dental hard tissues for oral health; • reverse early lesions where possible; • refer patients for restorative and rehabilitative treatment.
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