The dental chart is a permanent record of the whats, whys, whens, and what nexts in a patient’s dental care. It should include:
Skull type (brachycephalic-flat faced, mesiocephalic-medium faced,
Oral hygiene – is plaque and calculus present?
Periodontal examination including inflammation, gingival edema, sulcular
probe depths, recession, hyperplasia, and mobility
Future treatment plans
Home care instructions including proposed re exam appointments