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Dental Readiness Assessment

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A periodic oral evaluation performed on a patient of record to determine any changes in the patient’s dental or medical health status since a previous comprehensive or periodic evaluation. This includes an oral cancer evaluation and periodontal screening where indicated and may require interpretation of information acquired through additional diagnostic procedures (i.e., radiography). 

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DODI 6025.19: Individual Medical Readiness Program

Last Updated: September 15, 2022
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