Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-02-29
  • Publisher: LWW
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The cornerstone text of almost every dental hygienist's library is now in its thoroughly updated Tenth Edition. Written in a straightforward, concise outline format, this text equips both students and practitioners with the clinical and educational skills needed for successful practice. Features includes full-color artwork and photographs, case-based exercises, procedure boxes, and ethics boxes. The Tenth Edition presents the latest technical advances and research findings and includes a new chapter on teeth whitening. "Doody's Core Titles 2009."

Table of Contents

Orientation to Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice Introduction
The Professional Dental Hygienist
Preparation for Dental Hygiene Appointments Introduction
Infection Control: Transmissible Diseases
Exposure Control: Barriers for Patient and Clinician
Infection Control: Clinical Procedures
Patient Reception and Positioning
Process of Care: Assessment Introduction
Records and Charting
Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories
Vital Signs
Dental Radiographic Imaging
Extraoral and Intraoral Examination
Study Casts
The Gingiva
Examination Procedures
Disease Development and Contributing Factors
The Teeth
The Occlusion
Dental Biofilm and Other Soft Deposits
Dental Stains and Discolorations
Indices and Scoring Methods
Process of Care: Dental Hygiene Diagnosis and Care Planning Introduction
Planning for Dental Hygiene Care
The Dental Hygiene Care Plan
Process of Care: Implementation: Prevention Introduction
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Protocols for Prevention and Control of Dental Caries
Oral Infection Control: Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing
Patient with Orthodontic Appliances
Care of Dental Prostheses
The Patient with Oral Rehabilitation and Implants
The Patient Who Uses Tobacco
Diet and Dietary Analysis
Process of Care: Implementation: Treatment Introduction
Anxiety and Pain Control
Instruments and Principles for Instrumentation
Nonsurgical Periodontal Instrumentation
Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy: Supplemental Care Procedures
Acute Periodontal Conditions and HIV
Process of Care: Evaluation and Continuing Care Introduction
Patients With Special Needs Introduction
The Pregnant Patient
The Patient with a Cleft Lip and/or Palate
Preadolescent to Postmenopausal Patients
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patient
The Patient with Cancer
Care of Patients with Disabilities
The Patient Who is Homebound or Bedridden
The Patient with a Physical Impairment
The Patient with a Seizure Disorder
The Patient with Mental Retardation
The Patient with a Mental Disorder
The Effects of Chemical Dependencies
The Patient with a Respiratory Disease
The Patient with a Cardiovascular Disease
The Patient with a Blood Disorder
American Dental Hygienists' Association Code of Ethics for Dental Hygienists
Canadian Dental Hygienists' Association Code of Ethics
International Federation of Dental Hygienists' Code of Ethics
Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings--2003
Average Measurements of Human Teeth
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