Module 3: Oral Health Supervision
Special Care- Oral Health Supervision

Module 3 Post-Test Self-Assessment

  1. Which of the following is not a topic for oral health professionals to discuss with parents during the family interview?
    1. Perinatal history.
    2. Employment history.
    3. Development history.
    4. Nutritional history.

  2. True or False?
    Damage to developing teeth can be caused by laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation in infants born preterm or who experienced other problems after birth.
    1. True
    2. False
  3. CSHCN may have which of the following conditions?
    1. Dento-facial and developmental anomalies
    2. Malocclusion
    3. Delayed tooth eruption
    4. All of the above
  4. Dental trauma may be an important marker for child abuse because craniofacial, head, face, and neck injuries occur in what percentage of cases of child abuse?
    1. More than 75 percent
    2. More than 50 percent
    3. More than 25 percent
    4. More than 10 percent
  5. Which of the following statements is not correct?
    1. CSHCN are more likely to be victims of physical abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse when compared to children without special health care needs.
    2. For safety, an oral examination should always be conducted in a dental chair.
    3. Early severe gingivitis or early periodontitis can occur in children who have impaired immunity or connective tissue disorder.
    4. Oral reflexes and oral sensitivity can interfere with optimal feeding and toothbrushing.

  6. Which of the following is the best way to involve parents in their child’s oral health?
    1. Improve parents’ understanding of oral health, and increase their confidence in their ability to provide oral hygiene care for their child.
    2. Using a plastic model, demonstrate special brushing and flossing techniques for CSHCN.
    3. Explain what parents should look for when checking for signs of oral disease in their child’s mouth.
    4. Explain the unique oral health risks that CSHCN face.

  7. Successful outcomes measures of oral health supervision include which of the following?
    1. The child has no active carious lesions.
    2. The child does not engage in injurious behavior.
    3. The child has functional occlusion.
    4. All of the above.