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Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene

Theory and Practice

Reinforce your classroom knowledge and learn to perform clinical procedures with ease and accuracy. The Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice contains step-by-step descriptions with information about the materials and equipment necessary to carry out the procedures. Rationales are included to ensure that you comprehend the science behind each step of the procedure. The manual also includes client education handouts and helpful tables and lists covering assessment, evaluation, and general client care. You'll want to keep this book by your side as a quick reference in clinics and as a refresher once you start your practice.

Book, 424 Pages

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3618-8



    Section 2: Preparation for the Appointment

    Chapter 8: Medical Emergencies

    Procedure 8-1: Initial Assessment
    Procedure 8-2: Rescue Breathing–Adult, Child, Infant
    Procedure 8-3: Single-Rescuer CPR–Adult, Child, Infant
    Procedure 8-4: Two-Rescuer CPR–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-5: Single-Rescuer CPR Using an AED–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-6: Conscious Choking–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-7: Unconscious Choking–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-8: Conscious Choking–Infant
    Procedure 8-9: Unconscious Choking–Infant

    Section 3: Assessments

    Chapter 11: Vital Signs

    Procedure 11-1: Taking an Oral Temperature Measurement with a Mercury-in-Glass Thermometer
    Procedure 11-2: Taking an Oral Temperature Measurement with an Electric Thermometer
    Procedure 11-3: Measuring the Radial Pulse
    Procedure 11-4: Measuring Respirations
    Procedure 11-5: Assessing Blood Pressure by Auscultation

    Chapter 13: Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment

    Procedure 13-1: Conducting Extraoral Assessments
    Procedure 13-2: Conducting Intraoral Assessments

    Chapter 14: Assessment of the Dentition

    Procedure 14-1: Use of an Electric Pulp Tester to Determine Pulp Vitality

    Chapter 15: Oral Hygiene Assessment: Soft Deposits and Hard Deposits

    Procedure 15-1: Oral Deposit Assessment

    Section 5: Implementation

    Chapter 22: Mechanical Plaque Biofilm Control: Interdental & Supplemental Self-Care Devices

    Procedure 22-1: Spool Flossing Method–Adults
    Procedure 22-2: Loop Flossing Method–Children and Clients with Limited Manual Dexterity
    Procedure 22-3: Use of a Floss Holder
    Procedure 22-4: Use of a Floss Threader
    Procedure 22-5: Use of a Toothpick in a Toothpick Holder
    Procedure 22-6: Use of a Wedge Stimulator
    Procedure 22-7: Use of a Rubber Tip Stimulator
    Procedure 22-8: Use of an Interdental Brush
    Procedure 22-9: Use of a Tongue Cleaner
    Procedure 22-10: Use of a Dental Water Jet–Jet Tip

    Chapter 24: Hand-Activated Instruments

    Procedure 24-1: Basic Positioning for Assessment and Treatment
    Procedure 24-2: Use of the Periodontal Probe
    Procedure 24-3: Use of the Periodontal Explorer
    Procedure 24-4: Use of the Anterior Sickle Scaler
    Procedure 24-5: Use of the Posterior Sickle Scaler
    Procedure 24-6: Use of the Universal Curet
    Procedure 24-7: Use of Area-Specific Curets
    Procedure 24-8: Operator Positioning Strategies of Protective Scaling

    Chapter 25: Ultrasonic Instrumentation

    Procedure 25-1: Instrumentation with the Magnetostrictive Ultrasonic Unit

    Chapter 26: Root Morphology and Instrumentation Applications

    Procedure 26-1: Root Morphology and Implications for Root Instrumentation

    Chapter 27: Management of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

    Procedure 27-1: Rubber-Cup Polishing
    Procedure 27-2: Air Polishing

    Chapter 28: Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

    Procedure 28-1: Use of Extended-Shank and Mini-Blade Curets

    Chapter 29: Chemotherapy for the Control of Periodontal Diseases

    Procedure 29-1: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Tetracycline Fiber
    Procedure 29-2: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Chlorhexidine Chip
    Procedure 29-3: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Doxycycline Gel
    Procedure 29-4: Placement of Controlled-Release Drug: Minocycline Hydrochloride Microspheres

    Chapter 30: Acute Gingival and Periodontal Conditions, Lesions of Endodontic Origin, and Avulsed Teeth

    Procedure 30-1: Emergency Management of the Avulsed Tooth

    Chapter 31: Caries Management: Fluorides, Chlorhexidine, Xylitol, and Amorphous Calcium Phosphates

    Procedure 31-1: Professionally Applied Topical Fluoride Using the Tray Technique
    Procedure 31-2: Professionally Applied Sodium Fluoride Varnish Using the Paint-On Technique

    Chapter 32: Pit and Fissure Sealants

    Procedure 32-1: Applying Light-Cured (Photopolymerized) Sealants
    Procedure 32-2: Applying Self-Cured (Autopolymerizing) Sealants

    Chapter 35: Impressions, Study Casts, and Oral Stents

    Procedure 35-1: Selecting the Correct Tray Size and Preparing It for Use
    Procedure 35-2: Mixing Alginate
    Procedure 35-3: Making a Mandibular Preliminary Impression
    Procedure 35-4: Making a Maxillary Preliminary Impression
    Procedure 35-6: Making a Wax-Bite Registration
    Procedure 35-6: Pouring the Cast and the Base
    Procedure 35-7: Constructing and Custom-Made Stent

    Chapter 36: Restorative Therapy

    Procedure 36-1: Applying a Rubber Dam
    Procedure 36-2: Removing a Rubber Dam
    Procedure 36-3: Placing a Tofflemire Matrix System
    Procedure 36-4: Placing an Amalgam Restoration
    Procedure 36-5: Finishing and Polishing Amalgam Restorations
    Procedure 36-6: Placing and Finishing a Resin Composite Restoration
    Procedure 36-7: Placing a Glass Ionomer Cement Restoration of Class V Abrasion Lesions
    Procedure 36-8: Restoring a Carious Lesion Using Alternative Restorative Therapy
    Procedure 36-9: Placing a Stainless Steel Crown
    Procedure 36-10: Placing a Retraction Cord
    Procedure 36-11: Preparing Reinforced Zinc Oxide and Eugenol Temporary Restorations (Class II Cavity Preparation)

    Section 6: Pain and Anxiety Control

    Chapter 37: Behavior Management of Dental Fear and Anxiety

    Procedure 37-1: Preparing the Client for Relaxation Therapy
    Procedure 37-2: Teaching Deep Breathing to a Fearful Client
    Procedure 37-3: Guided Imagery
    Procedure 37-4: Guiding the Client into Progressive Muscle Relaxation
    Procedure 37-5: Guiding the Client into Progressive Relaxation
    Procedure 37-6: Awakening the Client after Relaxation Therapy

    Chapter 38: Dental Hypersensitivity Management

    Procedure 38-1: Administration of Desensitizing Agents

    Chapter 39: Local Anesthesia

    Procedure 39-1: Loading the Metallic or Plastic Cartridge-Type Syringe
    Procedure 39-2: Unloading the Breech-Loading Metallic or Plastic Cartridge-Type Syringe

    Chapter 40: Nitrous Oxide–Oxygen Analgesia

    Procedure 40-1: Administration of Nitrous Oxide–Oxygen Analgesic Using the Constant Liter Flow Technique

    Section 7: Individuals with Special Needs

    Chapter 41: Persons with Disabilities

    Procedure 41-1: Transferring a Client from a Wheelchair to a Dental Chair Using a One-Person Lift
    Procedure 41-2: Transferring a Client from a Wheelchair to a Dental Chair Using a Two-Person Lift

    Chapter 45: Persons with HIV Infection

    Procedure 45-1: Dental Hygiene Care for the HIV-Infected Client

    Chapter 49: Persons with Respiratory Diseases

    Procedure 49-1: Management of an Acute Asthmatic Episode

    Chapter 55: Persons with Fixed and Removable Dentures

    Procedure 55-1: Dental Hygiene Care for Clients with Fixed and Removable Dentures
    Procedure 55-2: Daily Oral and Denture Hygiene Care for Individuals with Removable Prostheses
    Procedure 55-3: Daily Oral Care for Individuals with Fixed Prostheses


    Section 1: General Dentistry

    Congenitally Missing Teeth* Fluorosis, Mottled Enamel, and White Spots * You Can Have Whiter Teeth! * At-Home Tray System: Tooth Whitening Instructions * Prophylactic Antiobiotics for Premedication * Staying Well: How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy * How to Brush! How to Floss! * Juice Drink Alert * Prevention of Decay * When Radiographs Are Necessary * Reversing Decay * Topical Fluoride: At Home and in the Dental Office * Attrition and Abrasion * Bad Breath * Sensitive Teeth * Xerostomia: Dry Mouth Syndrome

    Section 2: Pediatric Dentistry

    A Child’s First Visit to the Dentist * Early Childhood Caries * Eruption Patterns of Teeth * Prevention of Dental Disease in Infants and Children * Sealants * Supplemental Fluoride

    Section 3: Periodontics

    Furcation Involvement * Gingival Hyperplasia * Gingivitis * Insufficient Attached Gingiva * Necrotizing Periodontal Disease * Periodontal Disease * Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health * Pocket Depth Measurement * Smoking and Adult Periodontitis * Prophylaxis * Scaling and Root Planing * Scaling and Root Planing: Posprocedure Instructions * Scaling and Root Planing: Reevaluation * Soft Tissue Management * Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse 0.12% * Periostat: Systemic Submicrobial Dose of Doxycycline * Site-Specific Antibiotic Therapy * Subgingival Irrigation



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