# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 355586363

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Administer oral hygiene, including dental care and special mouth care.

Definition

Administration should include following guidelines for
  • brushing and flossing teeth
  • caring for dentures (e.g., protecting surface by using an appropriate toothpaste)
  • providing special mouth care.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is oral care important?
  • What conditions require reporting an oral hygiene problem?
  • How often should mouth care be performed?
  • How can weight loss impact a person who wears dentures?

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