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A guide to prevention in dentistry

A guide to prevention in dentistry

including Prevention and The scientific basis of oral health education

  • Author: Elizabeth J. Kay,Dr. R. S. Levine,C. R. Stillman-Lowe
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Dental health education
  • Page: 108
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The Scientific Basis of Oral Health Education

The Scientific Basis of Oral Health Education

  • Author: Ronnie Levine,Catherine Stillman-Lowe
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319982079
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 96
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The first edition of this classic text appeared in 1976 with the aim of refining and standardising the advice given to the public and to ensure that such advice was scientifically sound and evidence-based. It was written not only for members of the dental professions and those involved in general healthcare including medical practitioners, school nurses, health visitors, midwives, dieticians, pharmacists and public health practitioners, but also those who influence health in the wider community, such as teachers, child carers and peer educators. While originally written for a UK readership it became clear that it was used in other countries and that a new international edition was needed. To ensure that this new edition would reflect a consensus of international expert opinion and be relevant to a much broader readership, a panel of eminent experts was enlisted from as far afield as Japan, Singapore, Denmark, Switzerland and the USA. The text is consistent with current evidence and guidance from the WHO, and includes comparative guidance from other countries and systematic reviews of research evidence from the Cochrane Collaboration database. It provides information and advice on the main aspects of oral health, including the cause and prevention of dental caries, periodontal disease, dental erosion, oral cancer and dental problems in children under five, and older people. Throughout the book, key points are given at the beginning of each chapter, with an indication of the strength of supporting scientific evidence using a simple scheme.

Basic Guide to Oral Health Education and Promotion

Basic Guide to Oral Health Education and Promotion

  • Author: Ann Felton,Alison Chapman,Simon Felton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118693477
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 296
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Community Oral Health

Community Oral Health

  • Author: Cynthia M. Pine,Rebecca Harris
  • Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9781850971627
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 532
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Focusing on the basic principles of public health as they apply to oral health, the chapters here outline the approaches to community oral health analysis, systematic approaches in oral disease prevention and health promotion, the design of cost- effective intervention programmes and community oral health research.

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - E-Book

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - E-Book

  • Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman,Judi Ratliff Davis
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323291643
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 472
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The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 4th Edition, is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for both practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students alike. Written by an author team with experience in both disciplines, this full-color text offers a balanced and comprehensive view of how nutrition affects dental health. In addition to basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, coverage also includes current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets, bottled water versus tap water, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the new (ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system. A new chapter on biochemistry expands coverage of a topic that is addressed on the dental hygiene board exam. No other nutritional guide in dental hygiene offers so much! NEW! Biochemistry chapter provides foundational concepts that support content throughout the book and also address coverage on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). NEW! Updated coverage includes new content on fluoride, vitamin D, calcium, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the new ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system, and the latest research in this dynamic field. NEW! Full-color photographs and illustrations showcase current federal guidelines and exemplify the types of foods that supply various macro- and micronutrients. NEW! Practice quizzes allow you to test your comprehension along with instant feedback and remediation to address strengths and weaknesses. NEW information on relevant cultural issues, such as: Pros and cons of popular high-protein diets Vitamin D deficiency in the United States Vitamin/mineral supplements Information on bottled water, energy drinks, and sports drinks UPDATED content addresses the newly released MyPyramid dietary guidelines! FULL-COLOR design better illustrates concepts, especially the effects vitamin deficiency can have on the oral cavity.

Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene

Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene

Theory and Practice

  • Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret M. Walsh
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1416061002
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 414
  • View: 3850
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Reinforce your classroom knowledge and learn to perform clinical procedures with ease and accuracy. The Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice contains step-by-step descriptions with information about the materials and equipment necessary to carry out the procedures. Rationales are included to ensure that you comprehend the science behind each step of the procedure. The manual also includes client education handouts and helpful tables and lists covering assessment, evaluation, and general client care. You'll want to keep this book by your side as a quick reference in clinics and as a refresher once you start your practice. Procedures include simple, clear illustrations and rationales for each step. Client education handouts and physical assessment and communication tips provide targeted resources for your role in the prevention of oral diseases. The easy-to-use format makes it a handy and highly portable reference.

Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Theory and Practice

  • Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 143770445X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1296
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Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research. Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation. Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care. Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas. Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving. Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy. Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review. A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas. New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences. New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control. Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference. New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design. Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format. Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene - E-Book

  • Author: Michele Leonardi Darby
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323291066
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1040
  • View: 497
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Your one-stop review for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 7th Edition is the most trusted review and study tool on the market. A total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation -- make this book stand out as a student favorite. Already known for its in-depth coverage, an easy-to-use outline format, and expert authorship, this review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration. Expert author Michele Darby provides the NBDHE review tool you cannot afford to be without! A comprehensive review includes all the necessary content for the NBDHE, with 2,500 review questions including four simulated exams. A logical organization covers the three main areas of the NBDHE: (1) the scientific basis for dental hygiene practice, (2) the provision of clinical dental hygiene services, and (3) community health and research principles. NBDHE-style review questions offer practice and self-assessment relating to key content. A new 350-question examination complete with Components A and B mimics the format of the NBDHE and is included in the back of the book and on the companion Evolve website; it provides answers, rationales, and a timer function. Three additional timed simulated practice examinations are provided on the companion website for additional test-taking experience. Case-based questions prepare you for the case studies and scenarios emphasized on the NBDHE. An outline format allows for easy review and study. Illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs help in recognizing suspected pathologic processes and interpreting radiographs. Tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures. Unique! Website tables in each chapter provide a quick reference to key sites for further research and study. Expert authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners, each of whom has an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. 1,450 NEW practice questions are added to this edition for a more complete review. Updated content reflects changes and advances in areas such as infection control, pharmacology, digital imaging, and local anesthesia administration. Expanded case studies promote critical thinking and provide practice with the complex cases that make up Component B of the examination. NEW full-color photographs, illustrations, and radiographs accurately represent dental conditions. Labeling and identification exercises are included, with electronic flashcards for added vocabulary practice.

British Universities' Guide to Graduate Study

British Universities' Guide to Graduate Study

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780948890284
  • Category: Universities and colleges
  • Page: 480
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REA's Authoritative Guide to Medical & Dental Schools

REA's Authoritative Guide to Medical & Dental Schools

  • Author: Research and Education Association
  • Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
  • ISBN: 9780878914791
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 564
  • View: 7049
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An excellent source book for those who are beginning the medical or dental school application process. Included are profiles on every U.S. And Canadian medical and dental school as well as information on select foreign medical schools. Also included are sections on osteopathic schools, chiropractic schools, and podiatric schools. Important information is also included on undergraduate preparation, the application process, financial aid, and graduation requirements.