Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

ISBN-10: 0781764521
ISBN-13: 9780781764520
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
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Description: This workbook provides a range of exercises to reinforce students' understanding of key concepts and strengthen the foundation they'll need in dental hygiene practice. The progression of exercises encourages students to master fundamental concepts,  More...

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 3/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

This workbook provides a range of exercises to reinforce students' understanding of key concepts and strengthen the foundation they'll need in dental hygiene practice. The progression of exercises encourages students to master fundamental concepts, build competency, and gain the ability to think critically. Some of the exercises will help the student practice making patient care decisions. This edition uses more patient case studies as the basis for exercises, and includes a "Questions Patients Ask" feature with guidelines on how to respond. An evidence-based primer outlines the basics of providing evidence-based dental hygiene care.

Orientation to Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice
The Professional Dental Hygienist
Preparation for Dental Hygiene Practice
Infection Control: Transmissible Diseases
Exposure Control: Barriers for Patient and Clinician
Infection Control: Clinical Procedures
Ergonomic Practice Section III: Assessment
Documentation
Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories
Vital Signs
Dental Radiographic Imaging
Extraoral and Intraoral Examination
Study Casts
The Gingiva
Examination Instruments and Procedures
Periodontal Disease Development
The Teeth
The Occlusion
Dental Biofilm and Other Soft Deposits
Calculus
Dental Stains and Discolorations
Indices and Scoring Methods
Dental Hygiene Diagnosis and Care Planning
Planning for Dental Hygiene Care
The Dental Hygiene Care Plan
Prevention
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Protocols for Prevention and Control of Dental Caries
Oral Infection Control: Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing
Interdental Care
Dentrifices, Mouthrinses, and Irrigation
Patient with Orthodontic Appliances
Care of Dental Prostheses
The Patient with Dental Implants
The Patient Who Uses Tobacco
Diet and Dietary Analysis
Fluorides
Sealants
Treatment
Anxiety and Pain Control
Instruments and Principles for Instrumentation
Nonsurgical Periodontal Instrumentation
Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy: Supplemental Care Procedures
Acute Periodontal Conditions
Sutures and dressings
Dentin Hypersensitivity
Extrinsic Stain Removal
Tooth Whitening
Evaluation and Maintenance
Evaluation and Maintenance
Patients With Special Needs
The Pregnant Patient
Pediatric Oral Health Care: Infancy Through Age 5
The Patient with a Cleft Lip and/or Palate
Preadolescent to Postmenopausal Patients
The Elderly Patient
The Edentulous Patient
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patient
The Patient with Cancer
Care of Patients with Disabilities
The Patient Who is Homebound
The Patient with a Physical Impairment
The Patient with a Sensory Disability
Family Abuse and Neglect
The Patient with a Seizure Disorder
The Patient with Mental Disability
The Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder
The Patient with a Substance-Related Disorder
The Patient with a Respiratory Disease
The Patient with a Cardiovascular Disease
The Patient with a Blood Disorder
The Patient with Diabetes Mellitus
Emergency Care Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms

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