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Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 1416053573

ISBN-13: 9781416053576

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Michele Leonardi Darby, Margaret Walsh, Margaret M. Walsh

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Comprehensive and up to date, this practical textbook offers complete coverage of today's dental hygiene skills and theories - all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk…    
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Book details

List price: $76.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/23/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1296
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 8.426
Language: English

Conceptual Foundations
The Dental Hygiene Profession
Human Needs Theory and Dental Hygiene Care
Community-based Dental Hygiene Practice
Changing Behavior
Cultural Competence
Preparation for the Appointment
The Dental Hygiene Care Environment
Infection Control
Medical Emergencies
Personal, Dental, and Health Histories
Vital Signs
Pharmacologic History
Extra and Intraoral Clinical Assessment
Dentition Assessment
Soft Deposits, Plaque Biofilm, Calculus, and Stain Assessment
Caries Risk Assessment
Periodontal and Risk Assessment
Oral-Systemic Health Connection
Critical Thinking in Dental Hygiene Practice
Dental Hygiene Diagnosis
Dental Hygiene Care Plan and Evaluation
Tooth brushing
Interdental and Supplemental Aids
Dentifrices and Mouth rinses
Hand Instrumentation
Ultrasonic Instrumentation
Root Morphology and Instrumentation
Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stain Management
Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
Periodontal Chemotherapy
Acute Gingival and Periodontal Conditions, Lesions of Endodontic Origin, and Avulsed Teeth
Fluorides, Chlorhexidine, and Xylitol
Pit and Fissure Sealants
Nutritional Counseling
Tobacco Cessation
Impressions, Study Casts, and Oral Stents
Restorative Therapy
Pain and Anxiety Control
Behavioral Management of Dental Anxiety
Dental Hypersensitivity
Local Anesthesia
Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia
Individuals with Special Needs
Persons with Disabilities
Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
HIV Infection
Neurologic and Sensory Disabilities
Autoimmune Diseases
Blood Disorders
Respiratory Diseases
Mental Retardation
Mental Illness
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Problems
Eating Disorders
Women's Health
The Older Adult
Fixed and Removable Dentures
Fractured Jaw and Cleft Lip
Osseointegrated Dental Implants
Orthodontic Care
Physical Abuse
Practice Management
Practice Management
Professional Development