This is a primary course textbook providing a comprehensive and easy-to-understand presentation of periodontics for dental hygiene students. The text focuses on the hygienist's role in periodontal therapy and makes effective use of an instructional design that facilitates teaching and learning the material without watering it down. Rather than traditional narrative, the author uses a detailed outline format to present content, making the information easier to read, understand, and reference. The author also integrates an evidence-based approach, which is increasingly important in the field of dental hygiene.
-NEW: Expanded content includes new and emerging research
-NEW: Full-color throughout gives users true color images of periodontium
-NEW: Animations clarify difficult concepts and appeal to these highly visual students
-Detailed outline presentation makes content easy to read and reference
-Evidence-based content provides most current, reliable information
-Ancillary offerings, including answer keys and classroom activities, chapter quizzes, test bank, image bank, and lesson plans
-Pedagogical features, including learning objectives, key terms, and chapter review questions