Clinical Companion Study Guide for Mosby's Dental Hygiene

2nd Edition

Concepts, Cases and Competencies

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780323045346

Key Features

  • Follows a format consistent with the main text and allows students to become familiar with the pattern and focus on learning the content.
  • A conversational question and answer format makes material less intimidating and immediately demonstrates the benefits of working on the exercises.
  • Frequent references to main text content such as Insight Statement, Learning Outcomes, and Case Study, help student retain the information better through repetition.
  • Critical Thinking Activities help students practice application of concepts to everyday life and reach a better understanding of the dental hygienist's role.
  • Topics to Debate feature challenges students to consider the ethics and proper application of dental hygienist skills to real-life situations they are likely to encounter.
  • Patient Education Links encourage students to access the Internet or Evolve site for additional sources or agencies for more information on topics related to the text.
  • Encourages self-assessment with Process Performance forms that allow students to grade themselves on whether or not they have developed the skills necessary to meet the Learning Outcomes in the chapter.
  • Review questions, answers, and rationales at the end of the study guide help students review material and prepare for boards.
  • Sample forms and patient education handouts provide sample dialogues and questions to ask patients when interacting in the dental office and help students contribute to successful dental hygienist practices.

Table of Contents

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 a

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323045346

About the authors

Susan Daniel

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Educational Visions, LLC Ridgeland, MS; Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC

Sherry Harfst

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Mobile, AL; Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC

Rebecca Wilder

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Dental Hygiene Education, Department of Dental Ecology University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Editor in Chief, Journal of Dental Hygiene, American Dental Hygienists' Association

Bonnie Francis

Affiliations and Expertise

Education Specialist, EMS-Electro Medical Systems, Dallas, TX

Shannon Mitchell

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Dental Hygiene, Chapel Hill, NC