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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Dental Service

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

(CDS)

A salaried dental service funded within the UK National Health Service which provides dental care for patients who have difficulty obtaining treatment in the General Dental...

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Community Dental Service

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 46 words.

A salaried dental service funded within the UK *National Health Service which provides dental care for patients who have

Preventive and community dentistry

David A. Mitchell, Laura Mitchell and Lorna McCaul.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dentistry. 9056 words.

Contents. Relevant pages in other chapters. Principal sources and further reading. Dental caries.Caries diagnosis. Fluoride. Planning fluoride therapy. Bacterial plaque and dental decay....

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Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

(CPITN)

A screening method used to establish periodontal treatment priorities for children or adults in a group. See also basic periodontal examination.

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Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs n.

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 29 words.

A screening method used to establish periodontal treatment priorities for children or adults in a group. See also basic periodontal

health needs profiling

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

A study of the positive and negative influences of health and lifestyle on a community so that the health or ill health of the community can be assessed.

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usual, customary and reasonable plan

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

A dental benefits plan in the US that determines benefits based on a community's usual, customary, and reasonable fee criteria.

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health needs profiling

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 31 words.

A study of the positive and negative influences of health and lifestyle on a community so that the health or

plaque n.

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 300 words.

1. A *biofilm consisting of an organized bacterial community, *salivary mucins and proteins adhering to tooth surfaces, restorations,

usual, customary and reasonable n.

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 27 words.

A dental benefits plan in the US that determines benefits based on a community's usual, customary, and reasonable fee criteria.

salaried dental services

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 30 words.

A part of the National Health Service (NHS) dental service in the UK. It has replaced the Community Dental Service

salaried dental services

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

A part of the National Health Service (NHS) dental service in the UK. It has replaced the Community Dental Service (CDS) and the Personal Dental Service (PDS).

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determinants of health

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

The factors which contribute to maintaining and improving health and wellbeing. These include individual lifestyle factors such as diet and smoking, social and community networks, and...

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oral health promotion

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

(OHP)

The process of oral health education that encompasses involvement in planning and evaluating strategies, identifying and networking with appropriate agencies and individuals,...

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infant oral mutilation

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

(IOM)

The cultural practice involving the removal of an infant's healthy primary (deciduous) teeth, normally by traditional healers operating in rural communities. It is prevalent...

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sharps container

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

A yellow, rigid, leak-proof, puncture-resistant container that should comply with BS 7320: 1990 Specification for sharps containers, United Nations Standard 3291, or their equivalent...

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dental public health

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

The non-clinical specialty of preventing and controlling dental diseases and oral health promotion, delivered to a target population or a community, on a regional or national basis rather...

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tooth wear index

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

A method of measuring the extent of tooth wear and expressing it as a numerical value. Many indices have been developed but none have achieved universal acceptance. The tooth wear index of...

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modified dental anxiety scale

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

(MDAS)

A self-reported psychometric anxiety questionnaire used to objectively evaluate the level of a patient's anxiety. It is a 5 item questionnaire with a maximum score of 25. A...

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MRSA

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

(Meticillin [originally spelled methicillin] resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

Derivatives of the common bacterium Staphylococcus aureus that are resistant to beta-lactam...

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