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  • Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
    Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist


A comprehensive oral pharmacology book that reviews the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. Extremely practical, this book discusses many oral manifestations of drugs that the dental hygiene student should be aware of. Quick drug guides in the beginning of each chapter, fun facts, and unique rapid dental hints within each chapter help the reader understand different pharmacologic principles while reinforcing key information. Case studies extensively review the medical conditions, potential drug interactions and dental management of these interactions. Readers will easily be able to apply information learned from the book to everyday dental hygiene practice.An excellent reference guide for Dental Hygienists

Table of Contents

General Principles of Pharmacologyp. 1
Introduction to Clinical Pharmacologyp. 1
Prescription Writingp. 19
Fundamentals of Drug Actionp. 31
Drug Interactions in Dentistryp. 56
Drugs Used in Dental Practicep. 68
Drugs for Pain Controlp. 68
Antimicrobial Drugsp. 100
Antiviral and Antifungal Agentsp. 137
Local Anestheticsp. 153
Sedation and General Anestheticsp. 167
Fluorides in Dental Practicep. 183
Management of Common Oral Lesions and Conditionsp. 193
Drugs Used by Dental Patientsp. 198
Vitamins and Mineralsp. 198
Autonomic Drugsp. 212
Cardiovascular Drugsp. 237
Respiratory Drugsp. 272
Gastrointestinal Drugsp. 295
Neurologic Drugsp. 313
Psychotropic Drugsp. 337
Endocrine and Hormonal Drugsp. 371
Infectious Disease Drugsp. 405
Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressant Drugsp. 420
Nutraceuticalsp. 430
Special Topicsp. 436
Bisphosphonates and Oral Healthp. 436
Oral Manifestations of Drug Reactionsp. 441
Smoking Cessation Productsp. 444
Medical Emergency Drugs in the Dental Officep. 448
Controlled Substancesp. 463
Pregnancy and Breast Feedingp. 464
Drugs that Cause Photosensitivityp. 467
Quick Drug Referencep. 468
Case Studiesp. 490
Answers and Explanations to Case Studiesp. 491
Answers to Board Review Questionsp. 495
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