Clinical Companion Study Guide for Mosby

Clinical Companion Study Guide for Mosby's Dental Hygiene

Concepts, Cases and Competencies

This study guide companion to Mosby's Dental Hygiene: Concepts, Cases, and Competencies, 2nd Edition draws the student in using a friendly question and answer format that explains "how's," "what's," "where's," and "why's" of the content. The answers to these questions tie into features from the main text including the Insight Statement, Learning Outcomes, Case Studies, and Case Applications. Review Questions and answers as well as Critical Thinking Activity Worksheets encourage students to practice their knowledge and skills after reading the text chapter and to prepare for exams.

Paperback, 288 Pages

Published: October 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04534-6


  • Part I. Oral Healthcare

    1. The Dental Hygiene Profession

    2. Health Promotion: A Basis of Practice

    3. Leagal and Ethical Considerations

    4. Evidence-Based Decision Making

    5. Communication

    6. The Body’s Response to Challenge

    Part II. Environmental Ergonomics

    7. Exposure Control and Prevention of Disease Transmission

    8. Positioning and Prevention of Operator Injury

    9. Instrument Design and Priniciples of Instrumentation

    10. Instrument Sharpening

    Part III. Patient Assessment

    11. Life Stage Changes

    12. Comprehensive Health History

    13. Drug-Induced Adverse Oral Events

    14. Physical and Extraoral Examination

    15. Intraoral Examination

    16. Periodontal Examination

    17. Hard Tissue Examination

    18. Radiographic and Photographic Imaging Assessment

    19. Nutritional Assessment

    Part IV. Diagnosis and Planning

    20. Oral Risk Assessment and Intervention Planning

    21. Individualizing Preventive and Therapeutic Strategies

    22. Post Treatment Assessment and Supportive Care

    23. Case Development, Documentation, and Presentation

    Part V. Prevention Implementation

    24. Devices for Oral Self Care

    25. Dental Caries and Caries Management

    26. Dentifrices

    27. Chemotherapeutics

    28. Sealants

    29. Tobacco and Chemical Addiction

    30. Care of Appliances and Dental Prostheses

    Part VI. Therapeutic Implementation

    31. Powered Instrumentation and Periodontal Debridement

    32. Cosmetic and Therapeutic Polishing

    33. Dentinal Sensitivity

    34. Periodontal Dressings and Suturing

    35. Operative Procedures

    36. Aesthetics

    37. Orthodontics

    38. Malodor

    39. Emergency Management of Dental Trauma

    Part VII. Anxiety and Pain Control

    40. Anxiety Control

    41. Local Anesthetics

    42. Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation

    Part VIII. Care Modifications for Special Needs Patients

    43. Salivary Dysfunction

    44. Neurological and Sensory Impairment

    45. Mental and Emotional Disorders

    46. Immune System Dysfunction

    47. HIV/AIDS

    48. Cancer and Treatment Effects on the Oral Cavity

    Part IX. Professional Development and Vision

    49. Dental Hygiene Business and Management

    50. Professional Development

    51. Insight and Commitment


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