Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-07-14
  • Publisher: LWW
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The Ninth Edition of the definitive text on dental hygiene is significantly revised and updated to provide even more focused guidance on all aspects of dental hygiene in the clinical environment. Ideal for both students and practitioners, the book reviews the clinical and educational skills needed for successful practice. Six comprehensive sections address orientation, preparation for appointments, patient assessment, treatment, and patients with special needs. New features include a significantly revised art program, case-based exercises to reinforce understanding, procedure boxes to enhance technique, and ethics boxes. New ancillaries include a student workbook (sold separately) and instructor's Website. Visit http://connection.LWW.com/go/wilkins to view video clips of the authors and for more information.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Orientation to Clinical Dental Hygiene Practicep. 1
The Professional Dental Hygienistp. 3
Preparation for Dental Hygiene Appointmentsp. 15
Infection Control: Transmissible Diseasesp. 17
Exposure Control: Barriers for Patient and Clinicianp. 49
Infection Control: Clinical Proceduresp. 63
Patient Reception and Positioningp. 83
Assessmentp. 91
Records and Chartingp. 95
Personal, Dental, and Medical Historiesp. 106
Vital Signsp. 128
Dental Radiographic Imagingp. 137
Extraoral and Intraoral Examinationp. 174
Study Castsp. 189
The Gingivap. 206
Examination Proceduresp. 222
Disease Development and Contributing Factorsp. 246
The Teethp. 260
The Occlusionp. 278
Dental Biofilm and Other Soft Depositsp. 289
Calculusp. 304
Dental Stains and Discolorationsp. 314
Indices and Scoring Methodsp. 323
Care Planningp. 347
Planning for Dental Hygiene Carep. 351
The Dental Hygiene Care Planp. 362
Preventionp. 373
Health Promotion and Disease Preventionp. 375
Protocols for Prevention and Control of Dental Cariesp. 393
Oral Infection Control: Toothbrushes and Toothbrushingp. 402
Interdental Carep. 426
Chemotherapeutics and Topical Delivery Systemsp. 439
Patient With Orthodontic Appliancesp. 453
Care of Dental Prosthesesp. 469
The Patient With Oral Rehabilitation and Implantsp. 485
The Patient Who Uses Tobaccop. 500
Diet and Dietary Analysisp. 520
Fluoridesp. 542
Sealantsp. 569
Treatmentp. 579
Anxiety and Pain Controlp. 583
Instruments and Principles for Instrumentationp. 609
Nonsurgical Periodontal Instrumentationp. 645
Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy: Supplemental Care Proceduresp. 677
Acute Periodontal Conditionsp. 689
Sutures and Dressingsp. 699
Dentin Hypersensitivityp. 711
Extrinsic Stain Removalp. 726
Care of Dental Restorationsp. 742
Maintenance for Oral Health: Dental Hygiene Continuing Carep. 757
Patients with Special Needsp. 765
The Pregnant Patientp. 769
Pediatric Oral Health Care: Infancy Through Age 5p. 782
The Patient With a Cleft Lip and/or Palatep. 803
Preadolescent to Postmenopausal Patientsp. 813
The Gerodontic Patientp. 825
The Edentulous Patientp. 838
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patientp. 850
The Patient With Cancerp. 865
Care of Patients With Disabilitiesp. 882
The Patient Who Is Homebound or Bedriddenp. 912
The Patient With a Physical Impairmentp. 921
The Patient With a Sensory Disabilityp. 948
Family Abuse and Neglectp. 960
The Patient With a Seizure Disorderp. 968
The Patient With Mental Retardationp. 981
The Patient With a Mental Disorderp. 993
The Patient With an Alcohol-Related Disorderp. 1010
The Patient With a Respiratory Diseasep. 1021
The Patient With a Cardiovascular Diseasep. 1036
The Patient With a Blood Disorderp. 1057
The Patient With Diabetes Mellitusp. 1072
Emergency Carep. 1090
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Formsp. 1121
American Dental Hygienists' Association Code of Ethics for Dental Hygienistsp. 1124
Candian Dental Hygienists' Association Code of Ethicsp. 1128
Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings--2003p. 1133
Average Measurements of Human Teethp. 1155
Indexp. 1156
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