Dental Public Health and Research Contemporary Practice for the Dental Hygienist

ISBN-10: 0135142059

ISBN-13: 9780135142059

Edition: 3rd 2011

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Written to reflect the changing role of the dental hygiene practitioner in the dental care delivery system, this brand new edition of Dental Public Health and Research 3/e provides students with the key tools needed to effectively position and practice dental hygiene in the public health setting. This book expands the knowledge base necessary for dental hygiene practitioners in the 21st century. Some new and exciting features of this updated edition include:The chapter on dental care funding is expanded to focus on the current issues in dental care financing and the government's role in this area. A chapter on the importance of collaboration in dental care, building coalitions to help advocate for the oral health of all people and an introductory discussion on grant writing are included. The chapter on cultural diversity follows the chapter on target populations. The research unit is greatly expanded to provide detailed information on the study of dental hygiene research. Areas of expansion include evidenced-based research, ethics in research, roles of government and private entities in dental research, oral epidemiology, and the measurement of oral diseases and conditions. Did you Know? boxes serve as a mental break for readers by providing interesting "gee whiz" information.This book is a perfect resource for dental hygiene practitioners.
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Introduction to Dental Public Health
Dental Public Health: An Overview
Public Health Defined
Historical Perspective of Public Health
Dental Public Health Defined
Factors Affecting Dental Public Health
The Prevention Movement
Historical Development
Evolution of Organized Dental Hygiene
Dental Health Preventive Modalities
Dental Sealants
Dental Care Delivery in the United States
Delivery of Dental Care in the-United States
Federal Structure of Dental Public Health
Structure of State Dental Public Health
Dental Health Care Workforce
Dental Hygiene Care Delivery in the Global Community (Claudia Luciak-Donsberger)
Access to Information on Global Oral Health Needs
Potential Roles for Dental Hygienists According to Evidence-Based Data Collection
International Dental Hygiene
Current Status of Dental Hygiene Education
Professional Regulation
Movement Toward Autonomy
Challenges to the Profession
Successful Public Health Initiatives Involving Dental Hygienists
Future of Dental Hygiene Worldwide
Key International Organizations
Financing of Dental Care
Payment Methods
Insurance Plans
Dental Provider Billing
Governmental Roles in Funding Dental Care
Federal and State Legislation Affecting Dental Hygiene Practice
Historical Perspective of Practice Issues
State Government Overview
State Laws and Their Passage
State Dental Boards
Supervision of Dental Hygienists
Advocacy for Dental Care (Shari Peterson)
Understanding Change and Its Agents
Making Governmental Policy
Working Collaboration and Through Partnerships
Building Coalitions
Writing Grants
Dental Hygiene Public Health Programs
Dental Health Education and Promotion
Principles of Health
Health Education and Motivation Theories
Lesson Plan Development
Dental Hygiene Process of Care
Dental Hygiene Diagnosis
Target Populations
Target Populations
Target Population Profiles
Faith-Based Initiatives
Barriers to Dental Care
Cultural Competency (Irene Connolly)
Cultural Diversity in the United States
Culture Issues in Health Care
Cultural Competency and Dental Hygienists
Program Planning
Common Dental Health Program Planning Paradigms
Dental Hygiene Public Health Programs
Dental Hygiene Public Health Program Planning Paradigm
Program Evaluation (With Contributions
Evaluation Techniques
Dental Indexes
Governmental Evaluation of Oral Health
Dental Hygiene Research
Research in Dental Hygiene
Research and Dental Public Health
The Components of a Research Study
Ethical Considerations in Research
Research Roles of Government and Private Entities
Research Approaches and Designs
Historical Approach
Descriptive Approach
Retrospective (Ex Post Facto) Approach
Experimental (Prospective) Approach
Quasi-Experimental Approach
Oral Epidemiology
What Is Epidemiology?
The Multifactorial Nature of Disease
Measurement in Epidemiology
Oral Epidemiology Surveillance and Reports
Concepts of Epidemiological Studies
Validity of Epidemiologic Studies
Current Oral Epidemiological Findings
The Epidemiology of Oral Diseases and Conditions
Prevention by Using Dental Care
Data Categorization
Descriptive Statistics
Graphing Data
Statistical Decision Making
Inferential Statistics
Interpretation of Data and Research Results
Evaluation of Scientific Literature and Dental Products
Regulation of Dental Care Products
Research Sources for Dental Care Products
Evaluation of Advertisements
Evaluation of Scientific Literature
Practical Strategies for Dental Public Health
Careers in Dental Public Health
Federal Government Dental Public Health Career Opportunities
Independent Contractors
Dental Staffing Agency Employee
Student Dental Public Health Opportunities
State Opportunities
International Opportunities
Strategies for Creating Dental Hygiene Positions in Dental Public Health Settings
Legislative Perspective
Proposed Plan for Action
Practice Management
Proposal Development and Presentation
Dental Hygiene Consultation and Policies
Dental Public Health Review
Study Guide
Sample Questions
Table Clinic Presentation
Poster Session Preparation
Dental Terms and Phrases Translated into Spanish and Vietnamese with Spanish Pronunciation Guide
Standards for Dental Hygienists in Dental Public Health Education
Guide to Scientific Writing
Answers to Self-Study Test Items
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