Oral Hygiene
NATCEP Day Fifteen
Objectives
Reasons we perform oral hygiene
 General practices
 Demonstrate
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Correct methods for brushing teeth
 SK...
Why Oral Hygiene?
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To prevent mouth inflammation and tooth
damage by removing food particles which
cause bacterial gr...
General Practices
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Teeth or dentures should be brushed
•
•
•

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After every meal
OR
At least morning and bedtime

I...
Mouth Care for the Unconscious
or No Food/Fluids by Mouth
Position resident on their side or with head
turned to side
 Pa...
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Natcep day 15

  1. 1. Oral Hygiene NATCEP Day Fifteen
  2. 2. Objectives Reasons we perform oral hygiene  General practices  Demonstrate   Correct methods for brushing teeth  SKILL:  Safely care for dentures  SKILL:  Brushing a Resident’s Teeth Providing Denture Care Safe mouth care for the unconscious person  SKILL: Providing Mouth Care for the Unconscious Person
  3. 3. Why Oral Hygiene? • • To prevent mouth inflammation and tooth damage by removing food particles which cause bacterial growth. Refresh the person’s mouth.
  4. 4. General Practices • Teeth or dentures should be brushed • • • • • • After every meal OR At least morning and bedtime Inspect the mouth for broken teeth and sores. Encourage the resident to help as much as possible. Stroke: Food likely to accumulate in side of mouth affected – rinse or wipe out as needed
  5. 5. Mouth Care for the Unconscious or No Food/Fluids by Mouth Position resident on their side or with head turned to side  Packaged mouth care swabs or gauzewrapped tongue blades moistened with mouthwash  Wipe all surfaces of the mouth  Moisten lips with lubricant  Follow plan of care 
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