00048 Detiory Of The Dentition

Domain 11: security/protection
Class 2: physical injury
Diagnostic Code: <00048
Nanda label: dentition deterioration
Diagnostic focus: dentition
approved 1998 • Revised 2017

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « dentation deterioration ” is defined as: alteration of the development patterns/eruption of the teeth or the structural integrity of each of them. >

Definite characteristics

  • worn teeth
  • Absence of teeth
  • Dental caries
  • Demalte discoloration
  • Erossed enamel
  • Excessive oral calculations
  • Excessive oral plate
  • Facial asymmetry
  • Halitosis
  • Incomplete eruption of teeth for age
  • Loss of dental pieces
  • MALOCLUSION
  • Premature loss of milk teeth
  • Caries in the roots
  • Dental fractures
  • Bad Dental Alignment
  • Dental pain

Related factors

  • Difficulty accessing dental care
  • Difficulty to perform the personal care of the mouth
  • Excessive fluoride intake
  • Excessive use of abrasive oral hygiene agents
  • usual use of substances that stain
  • Inappropriate dietary habits
  • Inappropriate knowledge about dental health
  • Inadequate oral hygiene habits
  • Malnutrition

Risk population

  • People at economic disadvantage
  • People with genetic predisposition to dental problems

Associated problems

  • Bruxism
  • Chronic vomiting
  • Oral sensitivity to temperature
  • Pharmacological preparations