Oral Care Level 1 (VTQ)
About the Course
When you think about oral care, the first thing that comes to mind is dental health. But, there's a lot more to it than that. Because oral health is essential, especially in the elderly, children, and those with special needs, you would want to know how to give the best care. Whether you're working in a complex health situation or want to ensure everyone's getting the care, they need, learning how to look after their teeth is an invaluable skill. Work in groups that have special needs? Oral care is crucial for any health condition, so it's essential to be aware of the consequences of neglecting this area. Someone's health can affect their oral care routines. That's why you must know how to look after someone's dental needs. Care for someone else's teeth can be challenging, especially when you're new to the role. This course aims at equipping you with the knowledge needed to look after someone's teeth. Whether you're a parent, caregiver, or healthcare provider, this online class will supply you with the knowledge and skills needed to provide safe, effective care. From understanding the importance of dental health to brushing techniques and more, you'll be prepared to handle any situation. This level 1 course is open to all healthcare professionals who want to improve their skills in this field. Learn from our experts with decades of experience and wisdom! Completing this program online won't take up your entire weekend!
What does oral care involve?
There are a few things that you need to know to provide the best oral care for your loved ones. First and foremost, you need to understand the importance of dental health. It is essential for overall physical health, but poor dental hygiene can lead to more serious medical problems. Second, brushing and flossing are critical components of good oral hygiene. These simple habits help remove plaque and bacteria from between teeth and around gums, which can promote tooth decay and gum disease. Finally, certain foods – especially those high in sugar – may cause Tooth Decay if not avoided. To keep your loved ones' oral health in check, ensure you understand the basics of oral care and give them the treatment they need! This course covers
This online level 1 course covers the following topics:
- Importance of dental health
- The importance of brushing and flossing. How?
- How to remove plaque and bacteria from between teeth and around gums
- How to avoid Tooth Decay with a proper diet
- Foods that cause tooth decay
- Common dental problems
- Oral care for children
Treatment options for dental problems
This course is perfect for healthcare professionals who want to improve their skills in this area. You'll learn from our experts about the importance of dental health, how to brush and floss properly, and what foods can cause tooth decay. In addition, you'll be able to treat common dental problems at home and provide oral care for all age groups. Completing this program online won't take up your entire weekend!