Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition 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 assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today's major areas of research.
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Book Description Saunders, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: SECTION 1: Conceptual Foundations 1. The Dental Hygiene Profession 2. Human Needs Theory and Dental Hygiene Care 3. Community-based Dental Hygiene Practice 4. Changing Behavior 5. Cultural Competence SECTION 2: Preparation for the Appointment 6. The Dental Hygiene Care Environment 7. Infection Control 8. Medical Emergencies 9. Ergonomics SECTION 3: Assessments 10. Personal, Dental, and Health Histories 11. Vital Signs 12. Pharmacologic History 13. Extra and Intraoral Clinical Assessment 14. Dentition Assessment 15. Soft Deposits, Plaque Biofilm, Calculus, and Stain Assessment 16. Caries Risk Assessment 17. Periodontal and Risk Assessment 18. Oral-Systemic Health Connection SECTION 4: Critical Thinking in Dental Hygiene Practice 19. Dental Hygiene Diagnosis 20. Dental Hygiene Care Plan and Evaluation SECTION 5: Implementation 21. Tooth brushing 22. Interdental and Supplemental Aids 23. Dentifrices and Mouth rinses 24. Hand Instrumentation 25. Ultrasonic Instrumentation 26. Root Morphology and Instrumentation 27. Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stain Management 28. Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy 29. Periodontal Chemotherapy 30. Acute Gingival and Periodontal Conditions, Lesions of Endodontic Origin, and Avulsed Teeth 31. Fluorides, Chlorhexidine, and Xylitol 32. Pit and Fissure Sealants 33. Nutritional Counseling 34. Tobacco Cessation 35. Impressions, Study Casts, and Oral Stents 36. Restorative Therapy SECTION 6: Pain and Anxiety Control 37. Behavioral Management of Dental Anxiety 38. Dental Hypersensitivity 39. Local Anesthesia 40. Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia SECTION 7: Individuals with Special Needs 41. Persons with Disabilities 42. Cardiovascular Disease 43. Diabetes Mellitus 44. Cancer 45. HIV Infection 46. Neurologic and Sensory Disabilities 47. Autoimmune Diseases 48. Blood Disorders 49. Respiratory Diseases 50. Mental Retardation 51. Mental Illness 52. Alcohol and Substance Abuse Problems 53. Eating Disorders 54. Women's Health 55. The Older Adult 56. Fixed and Removable Dentures 57. Fractured Jaw and Cleft Lip 58. Osseointegrated Dental Implants 59. Orthodontic Care 60. Physical Abuse SECTION 8: Practice Management 61. Practice Management 62. Professional Development Glossary/Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1416053573
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