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cover image - Darby & Walsh Dental Hygiene,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323877824
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 05-01-2024
Page Count: 1104
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $128.99

Darby & Walsh Dental Hygiene, 6th Edition

by Jennifer A Pieren, RDH, BSAS, MS and Cynthia Gadbury-Amyot, MSDH, Ed.D

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cover image - Darby & Walsh Dental Hygiene,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323877824
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 05-01-2024
Page Count: 1104
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $128.99
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Darby & Walsh Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition offers the perfect level of coverage to take your students through their coursework and certification and onto tremendous success in their clinical and professional practice. No other dental hygiene foundational text incorporates clinical competencies, theory, and evidence-based practice in such an approachable way. All discussions — from foundational concepts to diagnosis to pain management — are presented within the context of a unique person-centered model that takes the entire person into consideration. A veritable who’s-who of dental hygiene educators, practitioners, and researchers cite the latest studies throughout the text to provide a framework to help students in their decision-making and problem-solving. New to this edition is an increased focus on new and emerging technologies, enhanced coverage of infection control in the time of COVID-19, and new chapters on telehealth and teledentistry and mental health and self-care.

    • NEW! Increased focus on new and emerging technologies keeps students up to date with the latest advances in the field.
    • NEW! Telehealth chapter explains how to practice telehealth and teledentistry in nontraditional and community-based settings.
    • NEW! Mental Health and Self-Care chapter provides timely content on safeguarding mental health and wellness for the practitioner and the patient.
    • NEW! Case-based assessments in the Evolve Instructor Resources offer a comprehensive assignment with a case scenario and multiple-choice questions for relevant chapters to help students apply what they’ve learned and prepare for the NBDHE case-based component.
    • UPDATED! Enhanced coverage of infection control prepares students to practice as a dental hygienist in the time of COVID-19 and potential future pandemic events.
    • UPDATED! Coverage of Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA®) for integrating into the dental hygiene process of care.
    • EXPANDED! Further integration of the current American Academy of Periodontology periodontal classifications throughout the text.
    • Integration of theory throughout the book includes content on how to incorporate the use of theory in practice.
    • Focus on research and evidence-based practice offers insights from expert chapter authors (educators, practitioners, and researchers) from across the United States and beyond.
    • Expansive art program features modern illustrations and updated clinical photos to visually reinforce key concepts.
    • Step-by-step procedure boxes highlight key points with accompanying illustrations, clinical photos, and rationales; online procedure videos are included with new text purchase.
    • Human Needs Conceptual Model/Oral Health Related Quality of Life frameworks, in which all discussions are presented within the context of a person-centered care model, take the entire person into consideration.
    • Learning aids in each chapter include professional development opportunities; learning competencies; patient education tips; critical thinking scenarios; and discussions of legal, ethical, and safety issues, which help hone practical application and problem-solving skills and bring the profession to life for students.
    • NEW! Increased focus on new and emerging technologies keeps you up to date with the latest advances in the field.
    • NEW! Telehealth chapter explains how to practice telehealth and teledentistry in nontraditional and community-based settings.
    • NEW! Mental Health and Self-Care chapter provides timely content on safeguarding mental health and wellness for the practitioner and the patient.
    • UPDATED! Enhanced coverage of infection control prepares you to practice as a dental hygienist in the time of COVID-19 and potential future pandemic events.
    • UPDATED! Coverage of Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA®) for integrating into the dental hygiene process of care.
    • EXPANDED! Further integration of the current American Academy of Periodontology periodontal classifications throughout the text.
    • Integration of theory throughout the book includes content on how to incorporate the use of theory in practice.
  • Section I: Conceptual Foundations
    1. The Dental Hygiene Profession
    2. Dental Hygiene Metaparadigm Concepts and Conceptual Models Applied to Practice
    3. Evidenced-Based Decision Making
    4. Community Health
    5. Sustainable Health Behavior Change
    6. Cultural Competency in Healthcare
    7. Legal and Ethical Decision Making
    8. Professional E-Portfolios
    Section II: Preparation for the Appointment
    9. Dental Hygiene Patient Care Settings
    10. Infection Prevention and Control
    11. Preventing and Managing Medical Emergencies
    12. Ergonomics and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
    Section III: Assessments
    13. Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories
    14. Vital Signs
    15. Pharmacologic History
    16. Assessment of Head and Neck Examination
    17. Hard Tissue Assessment and Dental Charting
    18. Assessment of Dental Deposits and Stain
    19. Dental Caries Management by Risk Assessment
    20. Periodontal Assessment and Charting
    21. Oral-Systemic Health Connection
    Section IV: Critical Thinking in Dental Hygiene Practice
    22. Dental Hygiene Diagnosis
    23. Dental Hygiene Care Plan, Evaluation, and Documentation
    Section V: Implementation, Evaluation, and Documentation
    24. Toothbrushing
    25. Interdental and Supplemental Oral Self-Care Devices
    26. Dentifrices
    27. Antimicrobial Agents for Control of Periodontal Disease
    28. Hand-Activated Instrumentation
    29. Ultrasonic Instrumentation
    30. Root Morphology and Instrumentation Implications
    31. Dental Implants and Peri-Implant Care
    32. Tooth Polishing and Whitening
    33. Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
    34. Acute Gingival and Periodontal Conditions
    35. Pit and Fissure Sealants
    36. Nutritional Counseling
    37. Tobacco Cessation
    38. Impressions for Study Casts and Custom-Made Oral Appliances
    39. Restorative Therapy
    40. Orthodontic Care
    41. Fixed and Removable Dental Prostheses
    Section VI: Pain and Anxiety Control
    42. Dentinal Hypersensitivity
    43. Local Anesthesia
    44. Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation
    Section VII: Life Stages and Populations
    45. Children and Adolescents
    46. Pregnancy and Oral Health
    47. The Older Adult
    Section VIII: Dental Hygiene Care for the Medically Compromised
    48. Cardiovascular Disease
    49. Diabetes
    50. Cancer
    51. HIV and Oral Health
    52. Palliative Oral Care
    53. Autoimmune Diseases
    54. Organ Transplantation and Renal Disease
    55. Respiratory Diseases
    56. Substance Use Disorders
    57. Eating Disorders
    58. Child Abuse and Neglect and Family Violence
    Section IX: Dental Hygiene Care for Disabilities and Special Needs
    59. Disability and Healthcare
    60. Intellectually and Developmentally Challenged
    61. Orofacial Clefts
    62. Neurological Disabilities
    Section X: Professional Development and Practice Management
    63. Professional Development and Job Searching
    64. Practice Management
    65. Telehealth
    66. Mental Health and Self-Care
    Appendix A: Dental Charting Symbols and Examples
    Glossary
    Index
  • Jennifer A Pieren, RDH, BSAS, MS, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Health Professions – Dental Hygiene, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio and Cynthia Gadbury-Amyot, MSDH, Ed.D, Professor Emerita and Adjunct Professor, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
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