Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist.
Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781608317189

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Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist is the cornerstone text in almost every dental hygiene education program. Written by one of the preeminent voices in dental hygiene education, this text provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and skills for successful practice as a dental hygienist. This comprehensive book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference.

Following the standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice, as set forth by the American Dental Hygienists Association, this eleventh edition has been revised to cover new technology as well as additional core concepts in the field, such as culturally sensitive communication and evidence-based practice. In addition, this new edition brings more focus on documentation as part of the dental hygiene profession.
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--NEW: Chapter 2, Evidence-Based Dental Hygiene Practice, added
--NEW: Chapter 3, Culturally Effective Communication, added
--NEW: CAMBRA information added
--NEW: Documentation section and example progress note added to each chapter, to emphasize the value of documentation and instruct students on how to accomplish this
--Comprehensive approach makes this an ideal study resource for the national board exam
--Detailed outline format makes it easy to study and locate information quickly.
--Up-to-date information ensures students and practitioners are current in their dental hygiene practice
--Full-color artwork and photographs
--Case-based exercises provide practical guidance
--Robust instructor and student ancillaries packages
--Text boxes, including Key Word, Procedure, Everyday Ethics, and Factors to Teach the Patient, reinforce covered concepts
--Appendices: ADHA, CDHA, and International Federation of Dental Hygienists Codes of Ethics; guidelines for infection control in dental healthcare settings; average measurements of human teeth; prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms; abbreviations for use in documenting patient care
Esther M. Wilkins BS, RDH, DMD
Clinical Professor, Department of Periodontology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA


Edition: 11
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608317189
Product Format: Hardbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 1264
Pub Date: 2012
Weight: 5.8

SECTION I                              ORIENTATION TO CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE

Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
1                                                The Professional Dental Hygienist
2                                                Evidence-Based Dental Hygiene Practice
3                                                Effective Health Communication
SECTION II                            PREPARATION FOR DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE
Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
4                                                Infection Control: Transmissible Diseases
5                                                Exposure Control: Barriers for Patient and Clinician
6                                                Infection Control: Clinical Procedures
7                                                Patient Reception and Ergonomic Practice
8                                                Introduction to Documentation
SECTION III                           ASSESSMENT
Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
9                                                Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories
10                                              Vital Signs
11                                              Extraoral and Intraoral Examination
12                                              Dental Radiographic Imaging
13                                              Study Casts
14                                              The Periodontium
15                                              Examination Instruments and Procedures
16                                              Periodontal Diseases
17                                              The Teeth
18                                              The Occlusion
19                                              Dental Biofilm and Other Soft Deposits
20                                              Calculus
21                                              Dental Stains and Discolorations
22                                              Indices and Scoring Methods
SECTION IV                           DENTAL HYGIENE DIAGNOSIS AND CARE PLANNING
Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
23                                              Planning for Dental Hygiene Care
24                                              The Dental Hygiene Care Plan
SECTION V                            IMPLEMENTATION: PREVENTION
Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
25                                              Patient Learning for Health Behavioral Changes
26                                              Protocols for Prevention of Oral Diseases
27                                              Oral Infection Control: Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing
28                                              Interdental Care and Irrigation
29                                              Dentifrices and Mouthrinses
30                                              The Patient with Orthodontic Appliances
31                                              Care of Dental Prostheses
32                                              The Patient with Dental Implants
33                                              The Patient Who Uses Tobacco
34                                              Diet and Dietary Analysis
35                                              Fluorides
36                                              Sealants
SECTION VI                           IMPLEMENTATION: TREATMENT
Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
37                                              Anxiety and Pain Control
38                                              Instruments and Principles for Instrumentation
39                                              Nonsurgical Periodontal Instrumentation
40                                              Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy: Supplementary Care Procedures
41                                              Acute Periodontal Conditions
42                                              Sutures and Dressings
43                                              Dentin Hypersensitivity
44                                              Extrinsic Stain Removal
45                                              Tooth Whitening
SECTION VII                         EVALUATION
Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
46                                              Principles of Evaluation
47                                              Maintenance
SECTION VIII                        PATIENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Introduction                            Section Introduction and Ethics
48                                              The Pregnant Patient
49                                              Pediatric Oral Health Care: Infancy Through Age 5
50                                              The Patient with a Cleft Lip and/or Palate
51                                              The Patient with an Endocrine Disorder or Hormonal Change
52                                              The Older Adult Patient
53                                              The Edentulous Patient
54                                              The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patient
55                                              The Patient with Cancer
56                                              The Patient with a Disability
57                                              The Patient Who is Homebound
58                                              The Patient with a Physical Impairment
59                                              The Patient with a Sensory Impairment
60                                              The Patient with a Developmental or Behavioral Disorder
61                                              Family Abuse and Neglect
62                                              The Patient with a Seizure Disorder
63                                              The Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder
64                                              The Patient with a Substance-Related Disorder
65                                                            The Patient with a Respiratory Disease
66                                              The Patient with a Cardiovascular Disease
67                                              The Patient with a Blood Disorder
68                                              The Patient with Diabetes Mellitus
69                                              Emergency Care
Appx. I                                      American Dental Hygienists’ Association Code of Ethics for Dental Hygienists
Appx. II                                     Canadian Dental Hygienists’ Association Code of Ethics
Appx. III                                   International Federation of Dental Hygienists’ Code of Ethics
Appx. IV                                   Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings—2003
Appx. V                                    Average Measurements of Human Teeth
Appx. VI                                   Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms
Appx. VII                                  Abbreviations for Use in Documenting Patient Care
 
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