Product Description

nationally recognised training

Nationally Recognised Qualification

HLTDEN028 Provide effective oral hygiene instruction to patients with an oral health treatment plan is delivered by Health Courses Australia with RTO Code 32412 

Course Outline:

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide oral hygiene information and instruction to patients to promote and support effective home care oral health practices.

The skills and knowledge will enable the candidate to provide instruction on oral hygiene techniques and accurate selection of basic oral hygiene products and aids for individual patient needs.

This unit applies to workers in a dental practice setting whose work roles provide them with an opportunity to instruct and support patients in effective oral hygiene care within an oral health treatment plan under the instruction and supervision of the dental practitioner.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice. 

Course Outcome:

  • Prepare relevant and reputable resources or visual aids to assist in the explanation of the oral hygiene instruction
  • Explain the advantages of selected oral hygiene aids in terms of achieving and maintaining effective oral hygiene practices
  • Provide instructions and demonstrate the care of fixed or removable prosthodontic dental appliances
  • Demonstrate dispensing of the correct amount of toothpaste onto a toothbrush
  • Seek clarification from practitioner regarding chemotherapeutic product options when required

Career Options:

The Student must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

Course Hours:


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