Dental Materials

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Author: Carol Dixon Hatrick,W. Stephan Eakle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455773859

Category: Medical

Page: 370

View: 7339

With Dental Materials: Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists, 3rd Edition, you will learn the most current methods of placing - or assisting in the placement - of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatment. The multidisciplinary author team enhances this edition with new chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances, with new clinical photos throughout. An Evolve website provides new chapter quizzes for classroom and board exam preparation! An emphasis on application shows how dental materials are used in day-to-day clinical practice. Step-by-step procedure boxes list detailed equipment/supplies and instructions on how to perform more than 30 key procedures, with icons indicating specific guidelines or precautions. Chapter review questions help you assess your understanding of the content and prepare for classroom and board examinations. Clinical tips and precautions are provided in summary boxes, focusing on theDo's and Don'ts in clinical practice and patient care. Case-based discussions include scenarios that apply dental materials content to daily practice, encourage critical thinking, and reinforce proper patient education. An Evolve companion website offers practice quizzes, interactive exercises, competency skill worksheets, and vocabulary practice. NEW! Chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances expand and reorganize this material to keep pace with dynamic areas. NEW! Cutting-edge content reflects the latest advances in areas such as nano-glass ionomer cements, dental implants, and fluoride varnishes. NEW! Clinical photographs throughout (more than 550 total) show dental materials being used and applied. NEW online quizzes provide even more practice for test-taking confidence, and include rationales and page references for remediation.

Dental Materials - E-Book

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Author: Carol Dixon Hatrick,W. Stephan Eakle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294545

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 9857

With Dental Materials: Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists, 3rd Edition, you will learn the most current methods of placing — or assisting in the placement — of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient’s course of treatment. The multidisciplinary author team enhances this edition with new chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances, with new clinical photos throughout. An Evolve website provides new chapter quizzes for classroom and board exam preparation! An emphasis on application shows how dental materials are used in day-to-day clinical practice. Step-by-step procedure boxes list detailed equipment/supplies and instructions on how to perform more than 30 key procedures, with icons indicating specific guidelines or precautions. Chapter review questions help you assess your understanding of the content and prepare for classroom and board examinations. Clinical tips and precautions are provided in summary boxes, focusing on the Do’s and Don’ts in clinical practice and patient care. Case-based discussions include scenarios that apply dental materials content to daily practice, encourage critical thinking, and reinforce proper patient education. An Evolve companion website offers practice quizzes, interactive exercises, competency skill worksheets, and vocabulary practice. NEW! Chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances expand and reorganize this material to keep pace with dynamic areas. NEW! Cutting-edge content reflects the latest advances in areas such as nano-glass ionomer cements, dental implants, and fluoride varnishes. NEW! Clinical photographs throughout (more than 550 total) show dental materials being used and applied. NEW online quizzes provide even more practice for test-taking confidence, and include rationales and page references for remediation.

Clinical Primer

A Pocket Guide for Dental Assistants

Author: Melanie Mitchell

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781931017060

Category: Medical

Page: 119

View: 4859

This handy pocket reference and interactive CD-ROM will help you learn and retain important information you need as a dental assistant, and it is all in one place. The "Pocket Guide" format allows you to have a complete and handy resource during clinical dental assistant practice. You can quickly and effortlessly review tray setups, dental materials, dental charting, cement mixing, assembling the XCP instrument, and film placements. The hands-on Pocket Guide plus interactive CD-ROM facilitate learning and can be used as a reference or for review. Interactive exercises, procedure videos, a database of dental materials, and Internet links will make your career as a dental assistant easier.

Emergency Guide for Dental Auxiliaries

Author: Debra Jennings,Janet Chernega

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111138605

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7308

EMERGENCY GUIDE FOR DENTAL AUXILIARIES, 4E contains the information and instruction needed in order to effectively handle a medical emergency in the dental office. In addition to basic technical instruction, this new edition provides up-to-date information on First Aid techniques, legal concerns, and safety procedures. A new design helps to better illustrate core concepts and increase comprehension. Emergency Basics boxes outline the sequence of steps for recognizing a medical emergency as well as action points to assist the patient. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach

Author: Donna J. Phinney,Judy H. Halstead

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285401263

Category: Medical

Page: 1020

View: 1966

Welcome to the Fourth Edition of an established, widely utilized, and reliable resource in dental assisting! As an instructor, you need a complete resource that contains all the necessary content to train your dental assisting students. DENTAL ASSISTING: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH delivers inclusive coverage of the basic and advanced clinical skills you need to master. This complete learning system includes the most current information on leading dental practices/procedures, equipment, and patient safety standards, as well as, incorporates animation, video, step-by-step photo illustrations, real-life case studies, and dynamic review materials. Quite simply, this best- seller is a trusted resource for any dental assistant preparing for a successful career in the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Modern Dental Assisting

Author: Doni L. Bird,Debbie S. Robinson

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323430302

Category:

Page: 1216

View: 8463

Learn dental assisting top to bottom from the best, with the most comprehensive, most current, and most trusted text available. For more than 40 years, students and practitioners alike have relied on Modern Dental Assisting for its cutting-edge content, easy-to-grasp writing style, step-by-step procedures, engaging learning features, and top-notch visuals to master all aspects of dental assisting. The 12th edition showcases a brand-new illustration program and content on technological advances, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Written by trusted experts Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the all-in-one learning resource you need to stay ahead of the curve in the modern world of dental assisting. Comprehensive, cutting edge content provides a single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training. Step-by-step procedures use color coding, key-step icons, and clinical photos to demonstrate key dental assisting competencies for both general and expanded functions - detailing for each the equipment and supplies, chronological steps, and rationales. 70 procedural videos with questions and answers provide you with unlimited practice for clinical encounters. UNIQUE! Interactive Dental Office program features 25 in-depth case studies with questions, online periodontal charting, and radiographic mounting exercises to help you problem-solve their way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures. Recall and Critical Thinking questions in each chapter as well as self-assessment questions and an online mock exam provide robust opportunities for practice and application. Feature boxes on CDC guidelines, patient education, law and ethics, and future trends summarize recommendations and key applications in practice. Chapter key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, highlighted within text discussions, and cross-referenced to chapters within the glossary. Learning and performance outcomes help you focus on goals, serve as checkpoints for comprehension and skills mastery, and provide study tools for exam preparation. NEW! Content on the latest topics affecting dental assisting practice includes technological advancements, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Revised art program provides vivid original renderings of dental anatomy tooth morphology and dental imaging, along with modern and improved photos of the latest products, equipment, and instruments.

Essentials of Dental Assisting

Author: Debbie S. Robinson,Doni L. Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323430945

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 9301

Focusing on the core clinical skills and knowledge necessary to become a practicing dental assistant, Essentials of Dental Assisting, 6th Edition, is the perfect resource to help you succeed in this fast-paced program. Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practice resource has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp the most important information. Plus, with its vivid step-by-step procedures, practical application exercises, learning aids, and built-in study tools, you’ll have the everything you need to master the essential skills and start a successful and rewarding career as a dental assistant! Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on core skills and procedures. Cutting-edge content and approachable writing style ensure that you learn to perform the most up-to-date practices. Easy-to-follow organization offers 29 succinct chapters that move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, chair-side treatment foundations, and patient care in general and specific dentistry. Step-by-step procedures of skills dental assistants must master feature a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales, supplemented liberally with photos to einforce explanations and icons to identify key issues. Exam practice includes review questions at the end of each chapter and a practice exam online to help you test your understanding of chapter content and prepare for classroom and board exams. Apply Your Knowledge boxes encourage you to assimilate the chapter content and apply it to common situations in the practice setting. Ethical Implications at the end of each chapter’s narrative encourage students to focus on the legal and ethical behaviors they will need to practice to protect themselves, their patients, and the practices for which they work. Key terminology begins each chapter and is highlighted within text discussions. Learning objectives help you set goals for accomplishment and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension. NEW! Updated chapter discussions provide additional information on dynamic areas such as the electronic health record, impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard. NEW! Revised photos and illustrations feature more modern illustrations and newer products and equipment. NEW! 10 new and 20 revised video clips feature significant changes in the dental imaging and dental materials sections of the comprehensive video collection – now with 70 video clips in total.

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists

Author: Evelyn M. Thomson,Orlen N. Johnson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780138019396

Category: Medical

Page: 436

View: 5009

ESSENTIALS OF DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY, 9/e is a clear, up-to-date, and student-friendly text that tightly links oral radiological principles with modern practice. It presents all information needed for introductory courses in dental radiography, preparing students for board and licensing examinations while offering real-world resources for clinical practice and patient management. Coverage includes: historical perspectives, radiation basics, biologic effects and protection, dental X-ray image receptors, processing techniques; dental radiographer fundamentals, intraoral and extraoral techniques, radiographic errors, quality assurance; mounting and viewing radiographs, and patient management. This Ninth Edition integrates coverage of digital imaging throughout, presents paralleling and bisecting techniques in separate chapters, and adds a new chapter on safety and environmental responsibilities. It also contains many new study questions and improved images.

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Demetra D. Logothetis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032343049X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 8352

Prepare for practice with the only book on local anesthesia written specifically for dental hygienists! Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist, 2nd Edition, provides complete instructions for the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia. Written by noted dental hygiene educator Demetra Logothetis, the first edition won a 2012 PROSE Honorable Mention award. This edition adds a new chapter on children and adolescent patients, plus new coverage of anesthetic agents and advanced techniques. With colorful and detailed illustrations showing dental anatomy and hundreds of clinical photos of injection techniques, as well as discussions of the Human Needs Paradigm to promote patient-centered care, this reference prepares you for success on board exams and confidence in practice. Clear, approachable writing style makes it easier to learn proper techniques and gain confidence, acknowledging not only the patient’s fear of injection but also the fears of the inexperienced clinician. An outstanding art program features more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations. Technique and Procedures boxes provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for performing specific procedures, including indications, contraindications, nerves and teeth affected, operator and patient positioning, insertion point, penetration, amount of anesthetic, and working time. Color-coded anesthesia boxes match the color scheme developed and used by the ADA (American Dental Association) and help in choosing the best agent for the type of anesthesia required, providing images, selection tips, precautions, and maximum dosing information. Review questions at the end of each chapter provide the opportunity to assess your understanding, and the Evolve companion website provides a 55-question mock examination and chapter practice quizzes. Case studies make it easier to apply concepts to the clinical setting and to develop problem-solving skills. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes summarize key points and tips for optimal care. Key terms are highlighted within the text and defined in the glossary. Learning objectives begin each chapter and set goals for what you will accomplish; they also help you study for examinations. A focus on the Human Needs Theory relates the administration of local anesthesia and dental hygiene care to the eight human needs. Summary tables and boxes help you review and study concepts, procedures, and techniques. Expert author Demetra Logothetis is a dental hygiene educator with 20 years of experience teaching local anesthesia and pain control. End-of-chapter resources include lists of current, evidence-based literature for further research or study. NEW! Local Anesthesia for the Child and Adolescent chapter focuses on the delivery techniques and administration protocol needed for pediatric and adolescent patients. NEW! Advanced local anesthetic techniques include the Vazirani-Akinosi mandibular block, intraseptal injections, and pre-puncture technique for the C-CLAD. NEW! Coverage of dynamic and emerging topics include newer anesthetic agents, buffering of anesthetics, determination of drug dosages, armamentarium and syringe preparation, maxillary and mandibular injection techniques and fulcrums, and information on electronic devices and new equipment. NEW clinical photos show basic and advanced injection techniques for maxillary and mandibular anesthesia, and new illustrations depict dental anatomy.

Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting

Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323444911

Category: Dental assistants

Page: 272

View: 3410

Provides a steadfast review for the dental assisting student preparing for course review, local or state exams, or national certification. Three comprehensive tests are included in the format, all common to national exams for dental assistants. Tests are divided into the following categories: General Chairside (360 questions total/120 questions per test); Radiation Health and Safety (300 questions total/100 questions per test); Infection Control (300 questions total/100 questions per test). For added convenience, each question is repeated in the answer key with the rationale for the correct choice so the results can be checked.-- From the preface.

Dental Materials

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists - Pageburst Retail

Author: Carol Dixon Hatrick,W. Stephen Eakle,William F. Bird

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781455736782

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 2667

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; With this hands-on resource, you will learn the most current methods of placing -- or assisting in the placement -- of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance. Dental Materials uses step-by-step procedures to show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatment. Expert authors Carol Hatrick, W. Stephan Eakle, and William F. Bird enhance this edition with four new chapters, along with coverage of newly approved materials and esthetic tools including the latest advances in bleaching and bonding. A new companion Evolve website lets you practice skills with challenging exercises! Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common tasks. Procedural icons indicate specific guidelines or precautions that need to be followed for each procedure. End-of-chapter review questions help you assess your retention of material, with answers provided in an appendix. End-of-chapter case-based discussions provide a real-life application of material covered in the chapter. Clinical tips and precautions emphasize important information, advice, and warnings on the use of materials. Key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, bolded within the chapter, and defined in the glossary. Objectives help you focus on the information to gain from each chapter. Introductions provide an overview of what will be discussed in each chapter. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find and review key concepts and information. Full-color photos and illustrations show dental materials and demonstrate step-by-step procedures, including new clinical photos of bleaching and bonding. New Dental Ceramics chapter addresses the growth in esthetic dentistry by discussing porcelain crowns, inlays, and veneers and the process of selecting the proper shade. New Dental Amalgam chapter discusses the use of metal - still the most commonly used material in restorative and corrective dentistry. New Casting Alloys, Solders, and Wrought Metal Alloys chapter breaks down specific types of combination metals and the procedures in which they are used. New Dental Implants chapter covers several different types of implants as well as how to instruct patients on hygiene and home care of their implant(s). The Materials Handling section reflects the new Infection Control Environment (ICE) standards and all approved ADA methods for the disposal of surplus materials. A companion Evolve website includes exercises to help you identify images and master procedures, plus competency skill sheets to assess your understanding.

Dental Materials

Properties and Manipulation

Author: John M. Powers,John C. Wataha

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316387

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 5120

Get an in-depth understanding of the dental materials and tasks that dental professionals encounter every day with Dental Materials: Foundations and Applications, 11th Edition. Trusted for nearly 40 years, Powers and Wataha’s text walks readers through the nature, categories, and uses of clinical and laboratory dental materials in use today. Increased coverage of foundational basics and clinical applications and an expanded art program help make complex content easier to grasp. If you’re looking to effectively stay on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials, look no further than this proven text. Comprehensive and cutting-edge content describes the latest materials commonly used in dental practice, including those in esthetics, ceramics, dental implants, and impressions. Approximately 500 illustrations and photographs make it easier to understand properties and differences in both materials and specific types of products. Review questions provide an excellent study tool with 20 to 30 self-test questions in each chapter. Quick Review boxes summarize the material in each chapter. Note boxes highlight key points and important terminology throughout the text. Key terms are bolded at their initial mention in the text and defined in the glossary. Expert authors are well recognized in the fields of dental materials, oral biomaterials, and restorative dentistry. A logical and consistent format sets up a solid foundation before progressing into discussions of specific materials, moving from the more common and simple applications such as composites to more specialized areas such as polymers and dental implants. Learning objectives in each chapter focus readers’ attention on essential information. Supplemental readings in each chapter cite texts and journal articles for further research and study. Conversion Factors on the inside back cover provides a list of common metric conversions. NEW! Foundations and Applications subtitle emphasizes material basics and clinical applications to mirror the educational emphasis. NEW! More clinical photos and conceptual illustrations help bring often-complex material into context and facilitate comprehension.

Dental Materials at a Glance

Author: J. Anthony von Fraunhofer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118646649

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 7729

Dental Materials at a Glance, 2nd edition, is the latest title in the highly popular At a Glance series, providing a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential information. Systematically organized and succinctly delivered, Dental Materials at a Glance covers: Each major class of dental material and biomaterial Basic chemical and physical properties Clinical handling and application Complications and adverse effects of materials Dental Materials at a Glance is the ideal companion for all students of dentistry, residents, and junior clinicians. In addition, the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their materials knowledge and be of immediate application for dental hygienists, dental nurses, dental assistants, and technicians.

Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry

Author: Hardy Limeback

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118280202

Category: Medical

Page: 404

View: 5547

Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry provides one user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures. Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry is grounded in a patient-centered, pre-emptive, and minimally invasive philosophy. The book begins by covering individual diseases, such as caries, periodontitis, and oral cancer, as well as therapies (sealants, fluoride) and other relevant conditions (toothwear, hypersensitivity). Additionally, concepts such as the role of diet and nutrition in oral health are discussed. Also covered are oral care products and new techological developments in caries diagnosis and risk assessment, periodontal disease and oral cancer, as well as new developments in home care products. A valuable and comprehensive companion that will appeal to dentists and dental hygienists, this helpful new book provides its readers with one authoritative resource that offers a reliable and helpful companion to practicing preventive dentistry.

Principles of Dental Imaging

Author: Olaf E. Langland,Robert P. Langlais,John W. Preece

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781729659

Category: Medical

Page: 459

View: 3436

This new edition successfully combines elements of radiographic technique with interpretation information for readers. Five sections cover the concepts of radiologic imaging, radiographic techniques and procedures, special imaging techniques, radiation health, and assessment and interpretation. Based on the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology guidelines published by the American Association of Dental Schools, this unique book features numerous high-quality photographs, radiographs, and line drawings. New information on digital radiography, radiation health, periodontal disease, and image assessment is included, as well as chapter review questions, case-based questions, and workshop and laboratory exercises. To help readers prepare for certification, sample multiple-choice and case-based questions for the National and State Board Certification Examinations are also included.

The Administrative Dental Assistant

Author: Linda J Gaylor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294456

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 7312

Prime yourself for a successful career in the modern dental office with The Administrative Dental Assistant, 4th Edition. As it walks through the functions of today’s dental business office, you’ll learn how to master critical thinking, effective communication, and common tasks such as scheduling, patient records, and insurance processing along the way. This new edition also boasts a variety of new features, including: expanded information on the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office; professional tips and insights; the most recent HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; important soft skills, including Career-Ready Practice exercises; and all the latest technology, equipment, and procedures in use today. Paired with its companion workbook and online learning tools, The Administrative Dental Assistant is the sure fire way to keep you on top of this ever-changing profession. Comprehensive coverage provides everything you need to know to manage today’s dental office. Approachable writing style presents need-to-know content in a way that is easy to grasp, regardless of your reading level or setting. Trusted author Linda Gaylor lends years of experience as a practicing dental assistant, instructor of dental assisting, and curriculum director. Procedure boxes provide step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of dental office duties. HIPAA boxes keep you well-versed in the key concepts and applications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Anatomy of... images with annotated text break down common dental office equipment, forms, and administrative to further comprehension. What Would You Do? boxes present common situations you may face in the work place. Patient file folder with examples of both electronic and paper clinical forms and records provides you experience working with confidential documents. Art program showcases images of electronic and traditional paperwork, actual offices, equipment and technology to help reinforce the text. Bolded vocabulary terms and glossary give you a foundation for effective office communication. Key points allow you to ensure that you have grasped key content before graduating to the next chapter. Dental office simulation tool on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice many of the typical office functions in a realistic virtual environment. Did You Know? boxes feature snippets of helpful background information to context or rationales to office processes and procedures. Food for Thought boxes highlight key concepts and call readers’ attention to various ways the concepts are used in everyday life. NEW! Electronic content more comprehensively addresses the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office. NEW! Emphasis on 21st century job skills is seen throughout the book as chapters discuss the soft skills — like work ethic, collaboration, professionalism, social responsibility, critical thinking, and problem-solving — that dental assistants must possess. NEW! Career-Ready Practice exercises are included at the end of each chapter asking readers to recall and assimilate information learned within the chapter and demonstrate its application in the dental office. NEW! Content updates include HIPAA changes, insurance updates (including the new claim form), dental terminology overview, new hazard communication procedures, and more. NEW! Additional artwork incorporates new images focused on technology in the dental office and new, paperless ways to manage the day-to-day functions.

Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Elena Bablenis Haveles

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294537

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 2441

Covering the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 7th Edition provides an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles needed for safe and effective dental treatment and oral health care. It discusses drug properties and mechanisms of action, dosages, intended effects, interactions, and adverse reactions — both for the medications a patient may already be taking and for the drugs prescribed by the dentist. New to this edition are topics such as drug-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis to reduce the risk of infection, cholesterol and cardiovascular guidelines, and new information on type 2 diabetes. Written by dental hygiene educator Elena Haveles, this trusted text prepares you for the expanding role of the dental hygienist! Comprehensive coverage provides an in-depth understanding of the most commonly used drugs, how they work, and how they affect patients’ oral health and dental treatment options. A dental focus addresses the drug interactions of clinical interest in dentistry, with explanations as to why certain drugs are used or contraindicated in a dental treatment plan. A logical format organizes chapters into four parts: 1) general pharmacologic principles, 2) drugs used in dentistry, 3) drugs that may alter dental treatment, and 4) special situations. Clinical Skills Assessment offers review questions at the end of each chapter, helping you assess your knowledge of the material. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes show how principles of pharmacology apply specifically to dental hygienists. Note boxes highlight important concepts, indications, contraindications, memory tools, warnings, and more. Key terms are bolded and in color within each chapter and defined in a handy glossary. Summary tables and boxes serve as useful review and study tools with quick, easy-to-read summaries of key concepts. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and provide a useful study guide for examinations. A bibliography in each chapter lists resource citations for additional research and study of dental-related topics. Quick-reference appendixes include resources such as the top 200 drugs, medical acronyms, and information on herbal and dietary supplements. A drug index provides easy look-up of specific drugs and types of drugs. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest changes and advances relating to dental treatment, such as adverse drug reactions, antibiotic prophylaxis, osteonecrosis of the jaw, cardiovascular and cholesterol guidelines, oral anticoagulant drugs, and type 2 diabetes. NEW! Full-color design includes additional illustrations showing basic principles and internal processes, along with photographs of oral conditions and side effects.

Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy

Author: Suzanne Noble

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118362616

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 9347

Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in clinical practice, legislation and regulation, this groundbreaking textbook intertwines the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy to provide a comprehensive resource for students of these courses, as well as those studying new degree programmes in oral health science. The Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy is designed as a dedicated companion text for these disciplines and should enable students to streamline their primary reading. Following course developments and an expansion in the remits of both hygienists and therapists, this book is written not only for students, but also as a revision aid for those already in practice. Interactive questions on a companion website allow the reader to test their knowledge and understanding. The opening section of the book is dedicated to relevant oral sciences: anatomy; histology; embryology; oral medicine and pathology. The clinical section contains fourteen chapters which provide coverage of the core syllabus for dental hygiene and therapy. The final section is dedicated to primary dental care services and law, ethics and professionalism. FEATURES • Provides unique combined coverage of the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy • Emphasises the clinical domain and reflects role expansion • Highly illustrated in full colour throughout • Includes expert contributions from dental hygienists, therapists, and dentists • Dedicated companion website at www.wiley.com/go/noble/dentalhygiene