In her groundbreaking new book, Bethany Valachi has taken the problem of work-related pain in dentistry and distilled it into the basic 'whys¿ and 'hows¿ that are imperative to effective injury prevention and treatment. Solidly backed with over 300 scientific references, this comprehensive wellness guide raises the bar in the industry¿bridging the gap between occupational pain and dental ergonomics. Dentists, hygienists, assistants, faculty and students will find this book a valuable resource to:¿ Recognize pain syndromes unique to dentistry¿ Implement appropriate interventions for chronic back, neck, shoulder, hand or wrist pain¿ Select the proper equipment that fits you and your operatory¿ Correct damaging posture and body mechanics before they cause pain¿ Perform chairside stretches in your operatory to prevent microtrauma¿ Identify which exercises benefit dental professionals and which ones to avoidHealthcare professionals who treat dental professionals will find the book an invaluable resource to alleviate chronic pain syndromes.
Author: Christine A. Hovliaras
Publisher: Author House
Release Date: 2012-11-15
SAVVY SUCCESS Achieving Professional Excellence and Career Satisfaction in the Dental Hygiene Profession Volume III: Technology-Ethics-Career Success Volume III: Technology-Ethics-Career Success covers new trends occurring in practice to help dental hygienists in time management and efficiency in their positions; use of technology such as digital radiography in practice; trends in polishing practices; the oralsystemic link and its connection to overall wellness; the use of teledentistry to care for access to care populations; ethical decision making; risk management; medical emergencies and tobacco cessation. The seventh unit of Volume III is on Dental Hygiene and Securing Career Satisfaction. Volume III concludes with the importance of lifelong learning; balancing work and personal life; and dental hygiene and career satisfaction focuses on insights that I and other dental hygienists I have interviewed provide on how to achieve career satisfaction and what skills and attributes can assist dental hygienists in reaching this level of happiness and success in their professional careers Glossary of Terms, Index and Appendix in each of the 3 textbooks, Volume I-III of SAVVY SUCCESS includes a Glossary of Terms which defines key terms utilized in the chapters included in each textbook that students, faculty members and practicing dental hygienists can review to define these key words. An index is also included in the three volumes. In Volume III of SAVVY SUCCESS an appendix is included which highlights information from the Chapter 41 author on the ADHA Code of Ethics.
Author: Arthur Nowak
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2018-05-10
Provide superior oral and dental care to children of all ages! Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence, 6th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of oral care for infants, children, teenagers, and medically compromised pediatric patients. Organized by age group, the text covers examination, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as topics such as the prevention of dental disease, traumatic injuries, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry. UNIQUE! Age-specific organization separates sections and chapters by age group to cover specific changes the child experiences physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially. Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry section covers basic information on children of all ages, including topics such as local and systemic diseases, pediatric physiology, cariology, pain control, and medical emergencies. Coverage of current trends and challenges emphasizes the prevention of dental diseases and reflects pediatric dentistry as it is practiced today. UPDATED coverage of caries risk assessment in children reflects the evolution of evidence-based oral health care. More than 1,000 full-color photos and illustrations show dental conditions and treatments. NEW chapters cover cariology, pain control, and cleft lip and palate; other updates include infant oral health, pit and fissure sealants, regenerative endodontics, and the risk factors surrounding the transition from adolescence to adulthood. NEW! Greater diversity of contributors includes expert perspectives from all over the world.
Author: Uner Tan
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities presents reports on a wide range of areas in the field of neurological and intellectual disability, including habitual human quadrupedal locomotion with associated cognitive disabilities, Fragile X syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, and intellectual developmental disability among children in an African setting. Studies are presented from researchers around the world, looking at aspects as wide-ranging as the genetics behind the conditions to new and innovative therapeutic approaches.