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  1. Status is
    the current state or condition of a health condition
  2. A trend is the
    direction (or course) of the condition
  3. According to the CDC, ________ generally have the poorest oral health of any racial and ethnic groups in the United States
    Non-Hispanic Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians and Alaska Natives
  4. What are the four initiatives developed to track oral health disparities
    • 1.Healthy People.
    • 2.National Call to Action to Promote Oral Health.
    • 3. The National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS) is an agency that collects and analyzes data. 
    • 4. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) collaborated with the CDC to form the Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Data Resource Center
  5. A dental safety net includes
    the facilities, providers, and payment programs to support dental care for underserved populations
  6. A “cottage industry” is a
    business that is individually owned and operated
  7. The two largest public health care financing programs are
    Medicare and Medicaid
  8. Oral health services under Medicaid are mandatory for
    children aged 19 and younger
  9. The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is also a jointly funded federal–state program that provides
    health insurance coverage for children up to age 19 whose families do not qualify for Medicaid
  10. Low-income is calculated using the _________ and is defined as _________
    • Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
    • 200% of the FPL
  11. What states do not allow dental hygienist to perform local anesthesia
    • Alabama
    • Georgia
    • Mississippi
    • North Carolina
    • Texas
    • Delaware
  12. What state proposed the Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner initiative
  13. What state proposed the Registered Dental Practitioner initiative
  14. What state proposed the Licensed Dental Practitioner initiative
  15. What state proposed the Oral Health Practitioner initiative
  16. What state proposed the Advanced Dental Therapist initiative
  17. _________ developed an alternative model allowing dental hygienists with at least 2 years clinical experience to provide care in public health facilities without a dentist’s supervision
  18. What states allow hygienists to place restorations in teeth prepared by the dentist
    • Oregon
    • Washington
    • Idaho
    • Minnesota
    • Colorado
    • Ohio
  19. ________ was the first state to adopt ADHA's model of the Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner
  20. _______ both allow dental therapists to practice basic dental procedures under the supervision of a dentist
    Alaska and Minnesota
  21. What are the three areas of global prevention efforts
    • diet and nutrition
    • fluorides
    • tobacco use and cessation
  22. What are the three barriers to oral health care around the world
    structural, financial, and/or personal/cultural
  23. ______ and _____ have been declining in the United States since the 1960s
    Tooth decay and complete tooth loss
  24. Identify the nine oral health indicators the National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS) tracks
    • 1.Dental Office Visits. 
    • 2.Teeth Cleaning
    • 3.Complete Tooth Loss
    • 4.Lost 6 or More Teeth 
    • 5.Dental Caries
    • 6.Untreated Tooth Decay
    • 7.Dental Sealants
    • 8.Fluoridation Status 
    • 9.Cancer of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx
  25. What are the major resources for oral health data
    • 1. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
    • 2. The National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS)
  26. The goals of the Call to Action are to
    • To promote oral health.
    • To improve quality of life.
    • To eliminate oral health disparities
  27. Which is the only state that employs Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHAT)
  28. Which was the first state to develop and implement the Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner (ADHP) model
  29. What are the Professional Roles of the Dental Hygienist
    • Clinician
    • Educator
    • Researcher
    • Administrator/Manager
    • Health Advocate
  30. One of the largest employers of dental personnel in the federal government is the _______.
    United States Public Health Service (USPHS)
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Chapter 2/3/4/13
Chapter 2/3/4/13