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Behavior

manner in which an individual acts or performs

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Behavior modification

approach to correct undesirable behavior through systematic manipulation of environmental and behavioral variables; treatment procedure for certain mental and physical disorders

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Communication

verbal or nonverbal interaction or interchange; nonverbal, without spoken words, may be accomplished through pictures, gestures, facial expressions, or posture

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Compliance

extent to which a person's health behaviors coincide with dental/medical health advice; also called ADHERENCE

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Dental health education

the provision of oral health information to people in such a way that they can apply it in everyday living

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Dysphasia

difficulty swallowing

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Evaluation

appraisal of changes in a patient's behavior or oral health status that have resulted from interventions by the professional healthcare personnel

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Halitophobia

imaginary halitosis; constant fear of having bad breath; sometimes related to an underlying psychiatric condition

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Health promotion

Planned combination of educational, economic, organizational, or environmental support for actions conducive to health of individuals or groups

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Health education

combination of learning opportunities planned to facilitate and reinforce voluntary behavior conducive to the health of the individual or group

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Learning

Acquiring knowledge or skills through study, instruction, or experience; true learning means that knowledge acquired is applied in every day living.

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Affective domain

The domain of learning concerned with attitudes, interests, and appreciations.

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Cognitive domain

The domain of learning concerned with knowledge outcomes and intellectual abilities

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Psychomotor domain

The domain of learning concerned with levels of motor skills

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Marketing

The task of establishing, maintaining, and enhancing patient relationships so that the goals of the patient, the group, or the community can be achieved.

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Motivation

And are driving force that prompts an individual to act to satisfy a need or desire or to accomplish a particular goal

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Noncompliance

Failure to carry out the prescribed health care plan, for example, failure to take medications as prescribed.

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Organoleptic

Stimulating any of the organs of sensation; susceptible to the sensory stimulus.

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Preventive dental hygiene

Sum total of the efforts to promote, restore, and maintain the oral health of the individual.

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Putrefaction

Enzymatic decomposition, especially of proteins with the production of foul-smelling compounds, such as hydrogen sulfide, ammonia, and mercaptans

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Volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs)

Hydrogen sulfide; methyl mercaptan; and, to a lesser extent, dimethyl sulfide and dimethyl disulfide produced by microbial metabolism and which create oral malodor

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Zero genie

Producing or causing dry mouth