Archive for the 'Dentition' Category

Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED DENTITION

ShareIMPAIRED  DENTITION DEFINITION Disruption in tooth development and eruption patterns or structural integrity of individual teeth DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Caries; extractions; evidence of periodontal disease • Evulsion • Inability or unwillingness of parents or caregiver to provide child with dental care; lack of access to dental care • Lack of knowledge of appropriate dental hygiene [...]