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  1. Which one of the following is an example of primary prevention?
  1. Which of the following is an example of secondary prevention?
  1. What is the goal of tertiary prevention?
  1. Which of the following is true about patient behavior?
  1. Which of the following is not a motivating force when it comes to effecting change?
  1. Which of the following factors could act as a barrier to change?
  1. What types of communication problems might present a barrier to change?
  1. What are the Stages of Change according to Prochaska and Di Clemente?
  1. According to the stages of change modeled by Prochaska and Di Clemente, at what stage of change is a patient when they are unaware that their soda habit could be linked to caries?
  1. According to the stages of change modeled by Prochaska and Di Clemente, at what stage of change is a patient when they first start to make small changes, such as get less soda from the office vending machine?
  1.  At what state of change is the patient when he or she makes a statement like: "Could you tell me more about x-rays? What are the pros and cons?"
  1. At what stage of change is the patient when they make a statement like:  “It’s been almost 6 months now that I’ve stopped drinking sodas and snacking on candy throughout the day.”?
  1. If a patient relapses (goes back to an unhealthy habit), which of the following is not an effective way to help them re-establish a healthy habit?
  1. Which of the following is an example of a statement that is not effective at helping a patient set a health-promoting goal?
  1. Why is a statement like “I can tell you how to stop this white-spot lesion from becoming a hole and causing the need for a new filling” effective at helping a patient set a health-promoting goal?