Providing Oral Health Education during COVID-19: Current Practices and Recommendations
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Course Author(s): Harold A. Henson, RDH, PhD


  1. The term “administrative controls” within the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Hierarchy of Controls is considered the _______________.
  1. In the 2020 survey by the UK Oral Health Foundation, what percentage of British adults felt that they had neglected their oral health during the pandemic lockdown?
  1. According the IFDH 2020 survey, dental professionals identified several oral hygiene educational options that would help to compensate for having less time in the dental setting to educate patients on oral hygiene education. Select the correct one below. Use of a/an _______________.
  1. Several different psychological interventions based on _______________ and _______________ have been investigated to improve oral health instruction compliance in patients with periodontal diseases.
        1. Behavioral Principles
        2. Social Cognitive Theories
        3. Motivational Intervention
        4. Interactivity
  1. A systematic review indicated that using a powered (i.e., electric) toothbrush when compared with a manual toothbrush resulted in a _______________.
  1. A/an _______________ longitudinal study showed that a powered toothbrush can be effective in reducing mean probing depths and mean clinical attachment loss progressions in addition to increasing the number of teeth retained.
  1. Which of the following is NOT an impact of the pandemic on dentistry and oral health?
  1. Based on size and persistence of an aerosol, only particles smaller than what size can penetrate into the alveoli to set up an infection in the lower respiratory system?
  1. When in operation, demonstration oscillation rotation electric rechargeable toothbrushes produce droplet sizes averaging _______________.
  1. Providing protection against health risks is an example of which best practice?