Explain the importance of extraoral and intraoral clinical assessment to the client. Dialogue the explanation of the extraoral and intraoral examination between a dental professional and a patient.

  1. Explain the importance of extraoral and intraoral clinical assessment to the client. Dialogue the explanation of the extraoral and intraoral examination between a dental professional and a patient.  Use more laymen’s terms for the patient to understand.
  2. What is xerostomia? What is the cause?  How does it feel for you in the patient’s mouth?
  3. Describe the following terms often used to describe the lesion and tissue condition. Using pictures and diagrams

 

  1. Corrugated
  2. Crater
  3. Crust
  4. Fissured
  5. Papillary
  6. Pseudomembrane
  7. Smooth
  8. Verrucous
  9. Atrophy
  10. Bulla
  11. Macule
  12. Nodule
  13. Papule
  14. Plaque
  15. Pustule
  16. Ulcer
  17. Vesicle