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Doctor insights on: Lesson Plans Hygiene

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Why did schools quit teaching about simple hygene?

Why did schools quit teaching about simple hygene?

They Haven't: Schools continue to teach basic hygiene, the most basic being to wash your hands. They could do better, however, in several areas including how to prevent the spread of the flu and the common cold by sneezing properly. ...Read more

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How can dental hygienists remember periodontal pocket measurements without writing them down?

How can dental hygienists remember periodontal pocket measurements without writing them down?

I am sure recorded: I am sure that the measurements are being recorded, either manually, on computer or there are some programs where the instrument doing the measuring senses the reading and records. Need to have a record to compare on subsequent visits and protocol. ...Read more

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Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living?  Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and cursed with the age of the internet and technology ? Start with aspergersyndrome.Org. ...Read more

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Dental hygiene advice on the best proper care routine, techniques, and precautions for bulimics. It relapsesapproximately 5-7 days monthly; otherwise has a healthy diet.

Dental hygiene advice on the best proper care routine, techniques, and precautions for bulimics. It relapsesapproximately 5-7 days monthly; otherwise has a healthy diet.

Floride rinse: Bulimia is destructive to your teeth due to the high concentration of gastrointestinal acids that pass through the oral cavity. This lowers the ph of the area and causes destruction of enamel until the ph can be increased to a more neutral level. Using a Fluoride rinse like act! will help by increasing the ph at a more rapid rate than your saliva does naturally. ...Read more

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Is this video game addiction unhealthy behavior or good training for future air force careers?

Is this video game addiction unhealthy behavior or good training for future air force careers?

Yes: All addiction is unhealthy; however, spending a lot of time playing video games is not neccesarily bad unless it is leading to predictably negative consequences in your life.. A former patient of mine who spent a lot of time on games, got a job working for a games development company getting the kinks out. If there are negative consequences, counseling may be appropriate. ...Read more

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Should colleges cut tuition costs for med students so their practices won't charge a lot of money to pay back student loans?

Should colleges cut tuition costs for med students so their practices won't charge a lot of money to pay back student loans?

Thinking of ways: To cut health care costs is always good. Something, our elected officials should do a better job at. There are problems with your concept mentioned. What if those students don't graduate? What if they decide they don;t like being doctors and stop? Most fees are set by insurance companies and many are low to begin with. If you lower them more, the doctors won't be able to pay for malpractice etc... ...Read more

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Do all public schools require sex education?

Do all public schools require sex education?

Sex: As far as i know - if the school receives federal funding then yes it is required. ...Read more

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Anyone deal with international health & dental insurance?

Anyone deal with international health & dental insurance?

The Web: Purchasing an individual international health policy is easy and affordable. Don't forget to includ the option for evacuation or repatriation in the event of a severe illness or injury. Two reputable companies are sos int & medex. (see the cdc for more information) many people are surprise at how inexpensive the insurance is. ...Read more

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Can better hygiene prevent lice?

Can better hygiene prevent lice?

Yes, that may help: Since lice have to get from one infected person onto another person, and then hide in the new person's hair, improved hygiene can help stop the transmission. For example, a person can wash his clothes and take a thorough shower after playing with others. That way, lice may be washed away before they have a chance to hide in the person's hair. ...Read more

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Do all public schools offer classes in comprehensive sex education?

Do all public schools offer classes in comprehensive sex education?

No: No, they do not. And even if they do, its not always required and many offer parents and children the right to opt out. So not all children will receive comprehensive sex education. ...Read more

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Did god create std's to encourage monogamy and discourage the practice of sleeping with many partners?

Did god create std's to encourage monogamy and discourage the practice of sleeping with many partners?

Questions We Ask: U're questioning things humans have grappled w/ 4centuries: why disease, misfortune & tragedy exist in this world; & why bad things happen 2good people. But i by ur logic above (stds encourage monogamy), i wonder if we'd need 2conclude that g-d created/creates other infectious diseases for a reason, too? Polio 2encourage... & discourage...? Measles 2encourage... & discourage...? ...Read more

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Help me understand free condoms for hiv/aids prevention senior citizen events?

Help me understand free condoms for hiv/aids prevention senior citizen events?

VIAGRA (sildenafil): With the introduction of viagra, (sildenafil) more of our mature (older) population is again becoming sexuall active. Everyone needs to play safe:)! ...Read more

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Anyone had your employer health care plan deny dental benefits?

Anyone had  your employer health care plan deny dental benefits?

Dental benefits: Dental benefits are something negotiated by your company and a insurance company. They decide which procedures will or will not be covered and what percentage of the dentists fee they will cover. Every plan is different. Contact your company representative to discuss all your benefits that you are paying for. ...Read more

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Is celibacy a healthy life style since it's peaceful, relaxing & stress free?

Is celibacy a healthy life style since it's peaceful, relaxing & stress free?

Sex is not important: to everyone. Some people are more at peace with celibacy but it might drive others a bit crazy. ...Read more

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Need for preventive steps of dental hygiene cleaning if on bisphosphonate?

Need for preventive steps of dental hygiene cleaning if on bisphosphonate?

Same as usual: There are no specific hygiene steps if you are on bisphosphonates you should floss and brush as usual.Use an electric brush with soft bristles and a mouth wash, a waterpick can be a good idea as well.A talk to your dentist or hygienist and keep a rigorous dental hygiene schedule to avoid any unnecessary gum or bone infection that may lead to an extraction. ...Read more

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What impacts doctors decision to start electronic health records implementation?

What  impacts doctors decision to start electronic health records implementation?

Govt regulation: Emr is being introduced in a phased manner- cms guidelines. All hospitals and offices are to implement electronic records. There are so many technical difficulties with these programs, but they are getting better. As of now, most doctors have not embraced them as well. ...Read more

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Classroom ideas for teaching oral health week for 1st graders?

Classroom ideas for teaching oral health week for 1st graders?

Ask a local dentist: Dental offices often will go to local schools to educate the kids and give them toothbrushes. Ask a few offices in your area. I believe they will be happy to do it. ...Read more

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What kinds of healthy food that helps students studying and strengthen their memory and make them more amenable to accommodate their school lessons?

What kinds of healthy food that helps students studying and strengthen their memory and make them more amenable to accommodate their school lessons?

I'd love to know: Hard to say, but the mediterranean diet seems healthy and protects against many eventual problems, such as heart disease and stroke. Would avoid junk foods, sugars, candy, soft drinks of any kind, but maybe increase lean protein, and encourage exercise and avoidance of smoking, alcohol, and recreational drugs. ...Read more

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