Examination of the Oral Cavity. Physical Evaluation. Oral Examination. Many diseases (systemic or local) have signs that appear on the face, head & neck or intra-orally
likely areas for oral cancer?
Edentulous Mandibular Ridge
If you make a new denture will the excess tissue resolve?
Exam: Maxilla & Mandible
radiographic findings: red
fixed prosthetic appliance
Failure to document means it didn’t happen
Use blue or black ink
Do not use “white out”; if error-cross out with a single strike through and initial
Visits, meds prescribed, meds taken, conversations w/ physicians, other health care workersCharting