Quiz 16: Strategies for Oral Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Control


C Motivation theory explains that a person with an internal desire to change a behavior strive s to accomplish it, and the behavior usually lasts longer.

C Scaling and root planing for a client with periodontal disease would be classified as a tertiary intervention; the periodontal disease has already caused destruction; however, the therapy will prevent or reduce further progression of periodontal disease.

D Unwillingness of client to practice preventive behaviors. Willingness of client is crucial for changing a behavior and stopping disease progression.