Mosby's Dental Hygiene, 2nd Edition

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Mosby's Dental Hygiene, 2nd Edition


Focusing on skills for everyday practice, this full-color textbook/CD-ROM learning package makes it easy to master dental hygiene concepts. The text presents essential dental hygiene information in a logical sequence from setup to assessment to treatment. The CD includes “how-to” videos on procedures and techniques, along with many case studies and interactive exercises. You won't just understand key concepts, you'll learn how to apply them!
  • Case Studies and Case Applications in every chapter help the student connect theoretical clinical content with real life situations and apply the text material.
  • Dental Considerations feature notes special techniques or concepts that can be used in the dental office.
  • At-a-Glance overviews in each chapter opener allow information to be found easily.
  • Evolve site features an ExamView test bank, an electronic image collection, links to helpful websites, additional readings and resources, and items for further discussion which allow more opportunities to incorporate text and CD materials into everyday learning.
  • A more user-friendly CD-ROM allows students to become more familiar with case-based integration of text content and dealing with patient scenarios.
  • Portfolio feature on the CD-ROM lets students collect personalized data on forms and send pages electronically to faculty for review.
  • A new faculty guide features more specific lesson plans in table format and "Issues to Debate" to spark further class discussion.
  • Insight Statements at the beginning of each chapter overview the main concepts covered.
  • Margin Notes and other special box features highlight special points of information that are easier for the students to retain.
  • Evidence-Based Decision Making chapter empowers students to find, evaluate, and incorporate scientific evidence into practice.
  • Other new chapters featuring important topics including: Salivary Dysfunction, Oral Malodor Diagnosis and Management, Orthodontics, HIV/AIDS, and Dental Hygiene Business and Management.
Part I. Oral Healthcare

1. The Dental Hygiene Profession

2. Health Promotion: A Basis of Practice

3. Legal and Ethical Considerations

4. Evidence-Based Decision Making-NEW!

5. Communication

6. The Body’s Response to Challenge

Part II. Environmental Ergonomics

7. Exposure Control and Prevention of Disease Transmission

8. Positioning and Prevention of Operator Injury

9. Instrument Design and Principles of Instrumentation

10. Instrument Sharpening

Part III. Patient Assessment

11. Life Stage Changes

12. Comprehensive Health History

13. Drug-Induced Adverse Oral Events

14. Physical and Extraoral Examination

15. Intraoral Examination

16. Periodontal Examination

17. Hard Tissue Examination

18. Radiographic and Photographic Imaging Assessment

19. Nutritional Assessment

Part IV. Diagnosis and Planning

20. Oral Risk Assessment and Intervention Planning

21. Individualizing Preventive and Therapeutic Strategies

22. Post Treatment Assessment and Supportive Care

23. Case Development, Documentation, and Presentation

Part V. Prevention Implementation

24. Devices for Oral Self Care

25. Dental Caries and Caries Management

26. Dentifrices

27. Chemotherapeutics

28. Sealants

29. Tobacco and Chemical Addiction

30. Care of Appliances and Dental Prostheses

Part VI. Therapeutic Implementation

31. Powered Instrumentation and Periodontal Debridement

32. Cosmetic and Therapeutic Polishing

33. Dentinal Sensitivity

34. Periodontal Dressings and Suturing

35. Operative Procedures

36. Aesthetics

37. Orthodontics—NEW!

38. Malodor—NEW!

39. Emergency Management of Dental Trauma

Part VII. Anxiety and Pain Control

40. Anxiety Control

41. Local Anesthetics

42. Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation

Part VIII. Care Modifications for Special Needs Patients

43. Salivary Dysfunction

44. Neurological and Sensory Impairment

45. Mental and Emotional Disorders

46. Immune System Dysfunction


48. Cancer and Treatment Effects on the Oral Cavity

Part IX. Professional Development and Vision

49. Dental Hygiene and Business Management—NEW!

50. Professional Development

51. Insight and Commitment
Susan J. Daniel, RDH, BS D.A.T.E., MS, President, Educational Visions, LLC Ridgeland, MS; Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, Sherry A. Harfst, RDH, BSDH, MS, Consultant, Mobile, AL; Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC and Rebecca Wilder, RDH, BSDH, MS, Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Dental Hygiene Education, Department of Dental Ecology University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Editor in Chief, Journal of Dental Hygiene, American Dental Hygienists' Association


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