Intermediate Lesson 5: Hypertension and Dental Clinic

Lesson Overview

  • Part I: Hypertension

    • Hypertension Vocab Words

    • What it is

    • Risk Factors

    • How to manage/fix it

  • Part II: Dental Clinic

    • Dental Clinic Vocab Words

    • Chart of Dental Clinic Phrases 1

    • Chart of Dental Clinic Phrases 

(1) Hypertension

Hypertension Vocab Words

  • It is important to be comfortable discussing hypertension with the community in Maclovio Rojas. Study these terms closely!

What You Need to Know

What it is

  • Hypertension comes from a diagnosis of continual high blood pressure. 

  • This happens when your blood pressure is 130 or higher/ 80 or higher.

  • Continual high blood pressure makes it hard for blood to flow through your blood vessels and may lead to heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.

Que es

  • La hipertensión se pronuncia después de tener presión alta frequentemente.

  • Esto pasa cuando la presión arterial está 130/80 o más alta.

  • Tener la presión arterial frecuentemente alta hace más difícil que la sangre pueda fluir a través de los vasos sanguíneos y puede causar ataques cardíacos, derrame cerebrovascular, e insuficiencia renal.

 

How to manage/fix it

  • Changes in lifestyle habits can help to manage/fix hypertension.

  • Some examples of lifestyle changes are:

    • Eating a healthy diet

    • Reducing sodium intake

    • Exercising regularly

    • Maintaining a healthy weight

    • Limiting alcohol intake

Como controlar/repararlo

  • Cambios en hábitos de estilo de vida pueden ayudar a controlar/reparar la hipertensión.

  • Algunos ejemplos son:

    • Comiendo una dieta saludable

    • Reduciendo el sodio

    • Haciendo ejercicio regularmente

    • Manteniendo un peso saludable

    • Limitando el alcohol

(2) Dental Clinic

 

Dental Clinic Vocabulary

Dental Clinic Phrases #1

Dental Clinic Phrases #2

Quizlet

Practice what you have learned with Quizlet match. Make sure to take a screenshot when you finish!

Audio Practice

Directions: Record yourself responding to the following audio prompts as if it were a real conversation. At the end, you can review a sample conversation. 

Situation: You are assisting at the eye clinic and a client walks in.

Prompt 1

Hi, I would like to be seen by the dentist. Are you the dentist?

Prompt 2

My tooth hurts and I think I might need a filling. 

Prompt 3

Okay, thank you! Do I fill out the whole form?​

Prompt 4

Thank you. Could I bring my family to get their teeth checked also?

Sample

⁃Hi, I would like to be seen by the dentist. Are you the dentist?

No, I am not the dentist, but I can make you a free appointment. What brings you here today?

⁃My tooth hurts and I think I might need a filling. 

Today the dentist is doing fillings, how great! Please fill out this form.

⁃Okay, thank you! Do I fill out the whole form?

Yes, it will give the dentist information about your medical history.

⁃Thank you. Could I bring my family to get their teeth checked also?

Yes, of course! Our hours are between 9am to 12pm. Oh, I see you have filled out your form! Thank you so much. The dentist will be ready to see you shortly!