Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Dorothy A. Perry,Phyllis Beemsterboer,Edward J. Taggart

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780721685595

Category: Medical

Page: 429

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This comprehensive text describes the aspects of gingival and periodontal diseases the dental hygienist will encounter in practice. Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist contains the latest information about assessment and treatment of the diseases. It includes background information to provide context in epidemiology. Also included is information about the healthy state, host response, and dental plaque. Common periodontal surgical procedures are described, providing an introduction to periodontal surgery and the role of the dental hygienist. It also includes the rationale and procedures required for periodontal care and the maintenance of implants. This second edition provides a full color supplement of the book's major illustrations for a realistic understanding of gingival and periodontal diseases and their treatments.

Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Mea A. Weinberg,Cheryl Westphal,Stuart J.. Froum

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135015421

Category: Medical

Page: 522

View: 386

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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 3/e is a classic book anchored in evidence-based learning, providing students simple explanations of many of the complexities of the dental disease process and providing clear links back to practical aspects of therapy. This book has been written in an attempt to make the professions' understanding of periodontal diseases accessible to the dental hygiene student, the practicing dental hygienist, and the dentist needing to update their knowledge through a concise synopsis of clinical periodontics. New to this edition are Rapid Dental Hints that remind readers about key information or tasks that should be performed related to the condition or topic that is discussed. Fun Facts also provide a mental break for readers by providing interesting "gee whiz" information. For dental hygienists and general dentists.

Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials

Theory, Practice, and Cases

Author: Marcia Gladwin,Michael D. Bagby

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496360083

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Using a proven pedagogical organization, this updated Fifth Edition of Gladwin and Bagby's market-leading title focuses on providing students with a dental materials background that emphasizes the clinical aspects of dental materials, while also introducing concepts of materials science. The book's three-part structure addresses types of dental materials in the 22 chapters of Part I, includes laboratory and clinical applications (essentially a built-in lab manual) in Part II, and presents 11 case studies in Part III that serve as an overall review and help students strengthen their critical thinking skills when providing patient care. Up-to-date content that reflects the latest advances in dental materials, clinical photos, review questions, and online videos all combine to help students develop the understanding of dental materials they need for successful dental hygiene practice. eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more. New topics include bonding, ceramics, and an additional air polishing powder, while coverage of in-office and take-home whitening agents and instrument care and technology has been updated. TwoNEW case studies emphasize the pediatric dental patient and the diabetic patient. As with all the case studies, each integrates dental materials with dental hygiene practice. Tear-out, Skill Evaluation sheets enable students and faculty to assess laboratory and clinical competencies that relate to Part II of the text. Tips for the Clinician boxes offer advice so that the best results are achieved. Precaution boxes promote safety while working with the materials. Student learning aids, including chapter objectives, key words and phrases, summaries, learning activities, review questions, online videos and quizzes, and an appendix of answers and justifications to the review questions all help the student to master the material.

Reinforced Periodontal Instrumentation and Ergonomics for the Dental Care Provider

Author: Diane Millar

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781799447

Category: Medical

Page: 41

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This flip-chart book contains full-color photographs and step-by-step instructions demonstrating new, more efficient and ergonomic techniques for scaling teeth. These reinforced instrumentation techniques utilize both hands while scaling to apply more lateral pressure to the blade and increase control. Reinforced instrumentation techniques for each area of the mouth are shown. Each page presents photos comparing the ideal reinforcement technique with the conventional technique, shows how to implement protective ergonomic hand, wrist, arm, and sitting/standing positions, and demonstrates the use of magnification to see the working area clearly. The book also includes tips on stretching to help prevent cumulative trauma disorders.

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist - E-Book

Author: Kathy Voigt Geurink

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291201

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Created by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition, helps you acquire the understanding to improve the oral health care of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Learn how to effectively interact with and educate people of different cultures, plan and develop community projects, assess the risk of caries and other oral conditions, master ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies, and more with proven, practical guidance. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in practice. Test-taking strategies help you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Up-to-date information on national initiatives details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies included at the end of each chapter highlight expectations you'll encounter as you enter the workforce. Dental Hygienist Mini-Profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for practice and plan your career. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways you can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently and reinforce your understanding of the most important concepts. Expanded Community Cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. UNIQUE! Healthy People 2020 Objectives give you a competitive edge with the most up-to-date science-based guidelines for promoting health and preventing disease. New chapter on Planning a Student Community Oral Health Project helps you confidently move from the classroom into the community and apply what you've learned to improve oral health care. Content updates keep you current on timely issues such as access to care, expanded career opportunities, caries risk assessment, fluoride and sealants, social responsibility and justice, and cultural competence.

Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene

Author: Phyllis L. Beemsterboer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323352901

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 3898

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the ethical and legal issues in dental practice and learn professional, practical ways to handle them with Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition. Written by expert author, speaker, and educator Phyllis Beemsterboer, the new edition of this trusted reference uses real-world situations liberally to clarify key concepts and incorporates timely content on alternative workforce models, the Affordable Care Act, professionalism, and more. Additional case studies and "testlets" provide you with with opportunities for application and critical thinking and help prepare you for success on the NBDHE. Dental hygiene-focused coverage highlights need-to-know concepts and information. Content organization with separate sections on ethics, law, and the application of both builds a logical and solid foundation for practical application. Real-world relevance helps you confidently manage the realities of clinical practice. Case applications explore the types of ethical and legal dilemmas dental hygienists commonly encounter. Key vocabulary defines terms that may be complex and new. NEW! Updated coverage addresses timely issues such as alternative workforce models, the Affordable Care Act, professionalism, and more. NEW! Expanded art program visually supports key content. NEW! Expanded case studies help you put material into practice with realistic scenarios. NEW! Additional testlets double the amount of board preparation material.

General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Leslie Delong,Nancy Burkhart

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496354532

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 2382

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This updated 3rd Edition of General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist provides the information students need to develop an understanding of basic pathology and recognize the clinical manifestations of oral and systemic disease. In accordance with ADEA Curriculum Guidelines, which stress the recognition of oral disease based on clinical signs and symptoms, the oral pathology section is uniquely organized by distinct clinical/radiographic features of oral lesions to help students evaluate and categorize lesions according to appearance, emphasizing the concept of differential diagnosis. This edition features new “Oral Medicine Considerations” that highlight the relationship between oral and systemic disease, a stunning collection of art work with over 600 images, and a wide range of online resources, such as case studies and practice questions, that reinforce student learning.

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Ed. + Patient Assessment Tutorials, 2nd Ed. + Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, 11th Ed.

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,Jill S. Nield-Gehrig,Donald E. Willmann,Esther M. Wilkins

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781469816524

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This package contains the following products: 9780781799805 Nield-Gehrig Patient Assessment Tutorials, 2e 9781605475738 Nield-Gehrig Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 3e 9781608317189 Wilkins Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, North American Edition, 11e

Dental Hygiene

Theory and Practice

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh,Saunders

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781455745869

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 5178

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Featuring video demonstrations of key dental hygiene skills, Elsevier's Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos provide step-by-step instructions for many basic and advanced dental hygiene procedures. Narrated video along with closed-captioning makes it easy to follow along and learn to perform procedures before you work with actual patients. Video procedures range from patient assessment to periodontal instrumentation, preventive techniques, patient education, laboratory dental materials, care of periodontal and special needs patients, and administration of local anesthesia. Available online, Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos are an ideal supplement to lectures and laboratory demonstrations and a perfect study and preparation tool at home or on the go! A total of 54 procedures are demonstrated step by step, with more than four hours of video showing skills that span the entire dental hygiene curriculum. Core dental hygiene skills include assessment, instrumentation, prevention, patient education, and dental materials, plus additional procedures involving special patient types. Local anesthetic injection videos provide detailed guidelines on this advanced and complex area of dental hygiene, useful for states in which administration by dental hygienists is permitted. Streamlined video instruction bridges the gap between lectures and laboratory demonstrations, boosting your comprehension and better preparing you to care for patients. A blend of video, audio narration, closed-captioning, and printable scripts is ideal for a variety of learning styles and needs. Also available as a money-saving package with Darby and Walsh's textbook, Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition.

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Christine French Beatty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323355269

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 1832

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Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 4th Edition, helps you acquire the skills to improve the oral health of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Now in full color, this edition contains key updates on Healthy People 2020, the Affordable Care Act, health literacy, access to care, and more. Test-taking strategies, cases, and application exercises, as well as practice quizzes online, provide a wealth of opportunities for classroom and board exam preparation. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in community dental hygiene practice. Trusted editor Christine Beatty draws on decades of teaching, practicing, and writing on community oral health to make this complex content approachable for those new to public health. Chapter on test-taking strategies helps you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Expanded Community cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. Up-to-date information on national initiatives such as Healthy People 2020 and the Surgeon General’s report details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. Dental hygienist mini-profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for a career in public health. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways your can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently. NEW! Content updates include Healthy People 2020 ,health literacy, teledentistry, the Affordable Care Act, oral health workforce models, access to care, interprofessional practice, and more. NEW! Full-color design highlights key concepts within each chapter. NEW! Art program delivers more photos to help drive home key concepts.

Ethics, Jurisprudence & Practice Management in Dental Hygiene

Author: Vickie J. Kimbrough-Walls,Charla J. Lautar

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131394926

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 222

View: 3993

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ETHICS, JURISPRUDENCE AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT IN DENTAL HYGIENE, 3/e is the definitive, up-to-date guide to ethics, jurisprudence, and practice management for all dental hygiene students, new graduates, and licensed practitioners. The authors first introduce codes of ethics; discuss how ethical principles and moral values influence society, individual, and the profession; and cover crucial ethics-related topics such as informed consent. Next, they turn to practice management, showing how the dental practice must operate as a small business, and offering thorough career coverage. This edition's extensive updates include: dental therapists and other alternative workforce models; regulatory changes; opportunities in forensics; comparisons with practice in Canada; and much more. Extensive new resources are provided on the MyHealthProfessionsKit website.

Dental Public Health and Research

Author: Christine N. Nathe

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780134255460

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Preceded by Dental public health and research / Christine Nielsen Nathe. 3rd ed. c2011.

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Demetra D. Logothetis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032343049X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 6509

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Prepare for practice with the only book on local anesthesia written specifically for dental hygienists! Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist, 2nd Edition, provides complete instructions for the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia. Written by noted dental hygiene educator Demetra Logothetis, the first edition won a 2012 PROSE Honorable Mention award. This edition adds a new chapter on children and adolescent patients, plus new coverage of anesthetic agents and advanced techniques. With colorful and detailed illustrations showing dental anatomy and hundreds of clinical photos of injection techniques, as well as discussions of the Human Needs Paradigm to promote patient-centered care, this reference prepares you for success on board exams and confidence in practice. Clear, approachable writing style makes it easier to learn proper techniques and gain confidence, acknowledging not only the patient’s fear of injection but also the fears of the inexperienced clinician. An outstanding art program features more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations. Technique and Procedures boxes provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for performing specific procedures, including indications, contraindications, nerves and teeth affected, operator and patient positioning, insertion point, penetration, amount of anesthetic, and working time. Color-coded anesthesia boxes match the color scheme developed and used by the ADA (American Dental Association) and help in choosing the best agent for the type of anesthesia required, providing images, selection tips, precautions, and maximum dosing information. Review questions at the end of each chapter provide the opportunity to assess your understanding, and the Evolve companion website provides a 55-question mock examination and chapter practice quizzes. Case studies make it easier to apply concepts to the clinical setting and to develop problem-solving skills. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes summarize key points and tips for optimal care. Key terms are highlighted within the text and defined in the glossary. Learning objectives begin each chapter and set goals for what you will accomplish; they also help you study for examinations. A focus on the Human Needs Theory relates the administration of local anesthesia and dental hygiene care to the eight human needs. Summary tables and boxes help you review and study concepts, procedures, and techniques. Expert author Demetra Logothetis is a dental hygiene educator with 20 years of experience teaching local anesthesia and pain control. End-of-chapter resources include lists of current, evidence-based literature for further research or study. NEW! Local Anesthesia for the Child and Adolescent chapter focuses on the delivery techniques and administration protocol needed for pediatric and adolescent patients. NEW! Advanced local anesthetic techniques include the Vazirani-Akinosi mandibular block, intraseptal injections, and pre-puncture technique for the C-CLAD. NEW! Coverage of dynamic and emerging topics include newer anesthetic agents, buffering of anesthetics, determination of drug dosages, armamentarium and syringe preparation, maxillary and mandibular injection techniques and fulcrums, and information on electronic devices and new equipment. NEW clinical photos show basic and advanced injection techniques for maxillary and mandibular anesthesia, and new illustrations depict dental anatomy.

Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Elena Bablenis Haveles

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294537

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 9683

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Covering the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 7th Edition provides an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles needed for safe and effective dental treatment and oral health care. It discusses drug properties and mechanisms of action, dosages, intended effects, interactions, and adverse reactions — both for the medications a patient may already be taking and for the drugs prescribed by the dentist. New to this edition are topics such as drug-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis to reduce the risk of infection, cholesterol and cardiovascular guidelines, and new information on type 2 diabetes. Written by dental hygiene educator Elena Haveles, this trusted text prepares you for the expanding role of the dental hygienist! Comprehensive coverage provides an in-depth understanding of the most commonly used drugs, how they work, and how they affect patients’ oral health and dental treatment options. A dental focus addresses the drug interactions of clinical interest in dentistry, with explanations as to why certain drugs are used or contraindicated in a dental treatment plan. A logical format organizes chapters into four parts: 1) general pharmacologic principles, 2) drugs used in dentistry, 3) drugs that may alter dental treatment, and 4) special situations. Clinical Skills Assessment offers review questions at the end of each chapter, helping you assess your knowledge of the material. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes show how principles of pharmacology apply specifically to dental hygienists. Note boxes highlight important concepts, indications, contraindications, memory tools, warnings, and more. Key terms are bolded and in color within each chapter and defined in a handy glossary. Summary tables and boxes serve as useful review and study tools with quick, easy-to-read summaries of key concepts. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and provide a useful study guide for examinations. A bibliography in each chapter lists resource citations for additional research and study of dental-related topics. Quick-reference appendixes include resources such as the top 200 drugs, medical acronyms, and information on herbal and dietary supplements. A drug index provides easy look-up of specific drugs and types of drugs. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest changes and advances relating to dental treatment, such as adverse drug reactions, antibiotic prophylaxis, osteonecrosis of the jaw, cardiovascular and cholesterol guidelines, oral anticoagulant drugs, and type 2 diabetes. NEW! Full-color design includes additional illustrations showing basic principles and internal processes, along with photographs of oral conditions and side effects.

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Ed. + Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienis, 11th Ed. + Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation, 7th Ed.

Author: Lww

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781469803128

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This package contains the following items: 9781605475738 Nield-Gehrig Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist 9781608317189 Wilkins Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist 9781609133313 Nield-Gehrig Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation

Saunders Review of Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach,Jane Weiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770641X

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 7645

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Be prepared to take your national board with this full-length simulation of the NBDH exam. This bestselling resource now reflects the new case-based format of the national exam along with content that covers new guidelines, especially in the areas of infection control and pharmacology. As you prepare and practice for your exam, you will find multiple ways to study with over 60 clinical case studies, and 1,500 plus questions. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Simple, clean layout provides an "all-in-one" package with an outline format and review questions and answers in every chapter. Clear and accurate illustrations, including many new and photos and line drawings provide additional visual learning. Updated coverage in infection control and pharmacology follows the latest CDC guidelines and outlines dental considerations for newer drugs. Expanded use of tables and flow-charts make the content easier to digest, and flow-charts assist in clinical decision-making.

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care

Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman,Judi Ratliff Davis

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 540

View: 7435

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The only nutritional guide designed specifically for dental hygienists, this practical text covers the basics of nutrition, then goes beyond to examine current, relevant topics specific to different life stages and states of health. Users will learn how to assess clients' eating habits, and teach them how proper nutrition can improve both oral health and overall fitness. Case studies are used throughout to demonstrate how concepts can be applied to specific client situations. Key Terms and a true/false Test Your NQ pre-test begin each chapter. Learning Objectives explain what students should learn from each chapter. Vitamin and mineral information is organized logically, by oral effects on soft tissues or structural tissues. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes list quick facts that can affect the client's care. Health Application boxes cover a nutritional issue relevant to each chapter (e.g., diabetes mellitus, obesity, and hypertension). Case Application boxes use example case studies to walk students through assessing, evaluating, and treating specific clinical situations. Student Readiness sections offer short answer questions, activities, and new case studies. More full-color photographs are added, helping you to identify and assess oral problems. Chapter on oral health for the elderly discusses the effects of nutrition and eating habits on this population. Coverage of high-protein/low-carbohydrate diets shows how they affect oral health. Food guide pyramids describe the optimal nutritional levels for children, the elderly, and various ethnic groups. Body Mass Index chart in the appendix shows healthy weight ranges, useful in determining health risks associated with weight. Glossary defines all key terms, along with the chapter in which they first appeared.

Case Studies in Dental Hygiene

Author: Evelyn M. Thomson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132913089

Category: Medical

Page: 324

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Designed to help develop the critical thinking skills of dental hygiene students and test the application of theory to actual dental care.

Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Mea A. Weinberg,Cheryl M. Westphal Theile,James Burke Fine

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132559928

Category: Medical

Page: 341

View: 5636

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Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive review of the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. This practical textbook covers many oral manifestations of drugs of which the dental hygiene student should be aware. Quick drug guides, fun facts, and unique rapid dental hints in each chapter help students understand different pharmacologic principles while reinforcing key information. Case studies extensively review the medical conditions, potential drug interactions, and dental management of drug interactions.