- Education of the client is an important first step in achieving adherence with oral hygiene practices as it involves the client in his/her own care, promotes a positive self-image and fosters independence.
- It becomes important to disseminate knowledge related to the interrelationship of oral health to general health among clients and health care professionals.
- Involving the family assures that appropriate supervision and cuing occurs for the client.
Oral Health: Nursing Assessment and Intervention
Client and Family Education