Quiz 20: Community Oral Health Planning and Practice

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D The e ducator 's role involves teaching oral health to individuals and community groups for the purpose of health promotion. The dental hygienist in this case was hired to provide educational presentations to the participants in the WIC program.

C The optim a l level of F in the community water is 0.7 as now recommended by the Dept of Health and Human Services and the Environmental Protection Agency regardless of climate . The natural concentration of fluoride in this community water supply is 0.3 ppm F. An adjustment of 0.4 pp m F added to the water would bring the concentration to the optimal level .

B Once the need is established, the first step of developing a lesson plan is to establish goals and objectives. Doing this in consultation with the people involved is a principle of public health (involvement of the community of interest in planning).