Author: Jill S. Nield-Gehrig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2013-01-07
The ability to accurately assess patients is vital to the practice of Dental Hygiene—a complete and accurate assessment is the starting point to providing thorough patient care. Patient Assessment Tutorials takes you through the process of patient assessment, and provides you with information on both the actual physical assessment as well as effective patient communication. The highly visual, step-by-step style teaches you vital assessment processes quickly and thoroughly. Excellent features include detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs to visually guide you through procedures and techniques, case studies and personal accounts that bring the content to life, and more.
Author: Robert P. Langlais
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Featuring over 800 clear, high-quality photographs and radiographic illustrations, this fully updated 5th Edition of Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases is designed throughout to help readers recognize and identify oral manifestations of local or systemic diseases. The new edition includes expanded and updated content and is enhanced by new images, new case studies, a stronger focus on national board exam prep, and more. The book's easy-to-navigate, easy-to-learn-from standard format consists of two-page spreads that provide a narrative overview on one page with color illustrations on the facing page. To integrate oral diagnosis, medicine, pathology, and radiology, the overviews emphasize the clinical description of oral lesions, cover the nature of various disease processes, and provide a brief discussion of cause and treatment options. Features: An increased focus on national exam preparation is reflected in end-of-chapter questions, entities, cases, and images. Differential Diagnosis Tables added to each section help students distinguish a particular disease or condition from others that have a similar appearance. Coverage of new entities, such as Radiopaque Lesions of the Jaw, have been added. Additional content on Facial & Neck Lesions has been added. A greatly expanded Radiographs section includes 30 new images and up-to-date content. Approximately 85 new images enhance the book's unparalleled photo and illustration program. New Student Resources: Case Studies (five per chapter) expand students' opportunities to apply what they've learned to clinical situations. Select Disease Fact Sheets and an image bank. A reader-friendly organization presents clinical and radiographic features of common diseases found in the oral cavity according to location, color, surface change, and radiographic appearance. Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus their studies by setting forth what they need to know after completing the chapter. Color-coded sections with tabs organize information into logical sections to help students locate information quickly. Highlighted key words draw student attention to important concepts. Case studies(80 in all) give students an opportunity to apply their knowledge to clinical situations and prepare for the National Board Examinations. A comprehensive Glossary offers clear, simple definitions for key terms. Expanded instructors' resources and all-new student resources save instructors time and help students succeed.
Author: Olaf E. Langland
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2002
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.
Author: Richard L. Wynn
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Overview The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry, 20th Edition, is the best-selling dental reference designed for dental professionals seeking clinically relevant information on medications, OTCs and herbal products. Benefits Information is presented in an easy-to-use, two-column format, with medications alphabetically indexed by brand and generic names as well as index terms. Within individual drug monographs, dental- specific fields are highlighted in red, a timesaving feature within an information-rich resource. Drug content is complemented by special sections dedicated to medically compromised patients, specific oral conditions and sample prescriptions.
Preventing Medical Emergencies, 3e, is the only book on the market to provide dental professionals, hygienists, and assistants with step-by-step procedures for identifying risk factors and potential emergencies "before "they occur. Organized to follow the most recent American Dental Association Health History form, the book includes easy-to-find follow-up questions for all conditions, along with clinically relevant treatment plan modifications and strategies for preventing and managing specific emergencies. The authors cover general pathophysiology, medical management of patients with compromised health, screening techniques for identifying patients at risk for complications, as well as ways to manage in-office emergencies, such as adverse drug interactions. Case studies throughout the book explore a wide range of medical conditions and bring concepts to life, while a wide range of self-test, review, and case study questions help readers master key concepts and procedures. The Third Edition features the latest professional guidelines, new information on clinical management of patients with special needs, enhanced teaching resources, and much more.
Author: Chris H. Miller
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 1998
This comprehensive text provides basic concepts, specific step-by-step procedures and the current regulatory mandates related to infection control and the management of hazardous materials for the dental team. The text emphasizes infection control procedures, hazardous materials management, and current regulatory mandates. It also updates office safety procedures for practicing dentists, dental hygienists, and assistants. * Contains two chapters on basic microbiology, eliminating the need for a separate text for the dental assisting student. * Numerous supporting tables and boxes illustrate key concepts. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-468-9
Author: Jill S. Nield-Gehrig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2008
Now in full color, with over 1,400 photographs and illustrations, the Sixth Edition of this market-leading text is a step-by-step, highly visual guide to the how-to's of periodontal instrumentation. It takes students from basic skills such as patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation, all the way to advanced techniques such as assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas. Critical thinking activities and patient cases promote application of concepts and problem-solving skills. A brand-new bonus DVD packaged with this edition includes video clips demonstrating the techniques covered in the book.
Author: Renee Prajer
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2017-02-09
The perfect chairside reference … in class, clinic, and practice. This unique, pocket-sized guide gives your instant access to commonly used clinical practices and procedures integral to comprehensive patient care. Carry it with you wherever you go for quick reference at a moment’s notice. It’s also perfect for preparing for tests and board exams.
Author: Mary Bath-Balogh
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 2011
Featuring detailed illustrations and full-color photographs, Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, 3rd Edition, provides a complete look at dental anatomy, combined with dental embryology and histology and a review of dental structures. A clear, reader-friendly writing style helps you understand both basic science and clinical applications, putting the material into the context of everyday dental practice. Going beyond an introduction to anatomy, this book also covers developmental and cellular information in depth. Color photomicrographs make it easy to discern microscopic structures. Expert authors Mary Bath-Balogh and Margaret Fehrenbach provide an essential background in oral biology for dental hygiene and dental assisting students, including excellent preparation for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Comprehensive coverage includes all the content needed for an introduction to the developmental, histological, and anatomical foundations of oral health. High-quality anatomical illustrations and full-color clinical and microscopic photographs enhance your understanding. An approachable writing style makes it easy to grasp and learn to apply the material. A logical organization separates the book into four units for easier understanding: (1) an introduction to dental structures, (2) dental embryology, (3) dental histology, and (4) dental anatomy. Summary tables and boxes provide quick, easy-to-read summaries of concepts and procedures and serve as useful review and study tools. Clinical Considerations boxes relate abstract-seeming biological concepts to everyday clinical practice. Learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter clearly identify the information you are expected to absorb. Key terms open each chapter, accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, and are highlighted within the text A glossary provides a quick and handy way to look up terminology. A bibliography lists resource citations for further research and study. Student resources on the companion Evolve website enhance learning with practice quizzes including rationales and page-number references, case studies, a histology matching game, review/assessment questions, tooth identification exercises, and WebLinks to related sites. Updated and expanded evidence-based coverage includes topics such as caries risk, fetal alcohol syndrome, periodontal disease, thyroid hormones and disease, stem cells and dental pulp, and developmental defects associated with specific diseases and conditions. NEW color illustrations and photomicrographs add detail and enhance comprehension. NEW practice exercises on the companion Evolve website include quizzes containing 200 self-test questions with instant feedback to help you prepare for examinations.