Using the medical model to formulate the rational, application and documentation for orthotic appliance therapy. Recording chart notes that communicate the purpose, treatment goals and side effects of oral appliance therapy
A brief history of orthotic appliance therapy followed by reviewing the procedure for documentation and communication with health professionals and insurance
• Objectively identify clinical findings and develop a rationale for orthotic appliance therapy.
• To be able to communicate the clinical findings and rationale for orthotic appliance therapy with health professionals, insurance companies, and patients
• To be able to clarify the patient's primary and contributory factors requiring orthotic appliance therapy