Dental Nutrition Units 1-3

Dental Nutrition Units 1-3 - DEA 0302 DENTAL NUTRITION GULF...

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DEA 0302 DENTAL NUTRITION GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DENTAL ASSISTING PROGRAM
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Unit one Three major factors that influence nutrition and dental health: Unprotected tooth Bacteria in dental plaque Energy source for bacteria-diet
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Nutritional terms Diet- food taken into the mouth Nutrition-manner in which the body utilizes the nutrients Adequate diet-meets all nutritional needs with a degree of protection during increased needs Good nutrition-well nourished, essential nutrients, proper amounts Malnutrition-disorder of nutrition; lack of or excess of nutrient supply Undernutrition-lack of essential nutrients Overnutrition-excess of essential nutrients (obesity)
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Roles as nutritional educator Preventing dental disease & improving dental health Prevent major illnesses later in life Dentistry has obligation to diagnose or refer Extension of concern for total well-being of patient
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Your role as nutritional educator Be a good role model Put forth your best effort in each situation Constantly strive to upgrade your knowledge and skills Be aware there will be failures
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Define health-as defined by the world health organization “A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
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Nutrition is vital but other factors are: Exercise Lifestyle Stress reduction Preventive care Assignment: collect one news item about nutrition; bring to class, label with your name and post on board. We will discuss later in class.
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Unit two Digestion, absorption, and metabolism
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Digestion Process by which foods are broken down into nutrients
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Absorption Process of taking nutrients into circulation for use by the cells
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Metabolism Chemical changes that determine final use of nutrients All three (digestion, absorption , metabolism) must be present and working effectively to utilize nutrients
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Major structures of the digestive system- text
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Basic functions of digestive tract
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Diagram of digestion
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Mechanical digestion Chewing food Churning action of stomach Peristalsis – rhythmic muscular contractions of intestinal tract Breaks food into smaller particles, mixes with digestive juices Moves food mass (bolus)along intestinal tract
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Chemical Digestion Enzymes: 1)Organic substances needed for chemical changes (metabolism) 2)specific in their action 3)named for the substance they act upon
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Digestive changes in the mouth Mechanical digestion Mastication of chewing Insalivation-first change, process of mixing food with saliva Chemical digestion Salivary amylase (Ptyalin) Enzyme in saliva, acts on starch (carbs) Breaks into dextrins Little chemical change
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Special role of saliva Flushes mouth; clears food debris Reduces pH (acidity) of plaque Source of systemic fluorides and minerals (remineralization of tooth structure)
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This note was uploaded on 08/19/2011 for the course DEA 0132 taught by Professor Guilford during the Fall '05 term at Gulf Coast Community College.

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