Mosby's Dental Hygiene

2nd Edition

Concepts, Cases, and Competencies

Editors:

  • Susan Daniel
  • Sherry Harfst
  • Rebecca Wilder
  • Key Features

    • Case Studies and Case Applications in every chapter help the student connect theoretical clinical content with real life situations and apply the text material.
    • Dental Considerations feature notes special techniques or concepts that can be used in the dental office.
    • At-a-Glance overviews in each chapter opener allow information to be found easily.
    • Evolve site features an ExamView test bank, an electronic image collection, links to helpful websites, additional readings and resources, and items for further discussion which allow more opportunities to incorporate text and CD materials into everyday learning.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Oral Healthcare

    1. The Dental Hygiene Profession

    2. Health Promotion: A Basis of Practice

    3. Legal and Ethical Considerations

    4. Evidence-Based Decision Making-NEW!

    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 Principles 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—NEW!

    38. Malodor—NEW!

    39. Emergenc

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1040
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323043526
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323183079

    About the editors

    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