Primary Preventive Dentistry

Author: Norman O. Harris
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132845709
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Organized for consistency, coherence, and readability, this fully updated text covers all areas of prevention in dental care. PRIMARY PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY, 8/e first describes dental diseases and conditions, helping students clearly understand the processes that can be prevented through the use of preventive modalities or ideas. Next, it presents detailed strategies to prevent these diseases and conditions. Throughout, specific target populations are defined and described based upon scientifically valid preventive strategies aimed at their needs. This edition improves student understanding with more photos, illustrations, diagrams, and tables; highlights "fun facts" about the topic; adds a new chapter on the important influence culture plays in preventive dental care; and is supported by many new web-based review questions and case studies for each chapter.

Primary Preventive Dentistry

Author: Norman O. Harris
Publisher:
ISBN: 1292040610
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Genre: Dentistry

For all introductory, clinical, and preventive courses in dental hygiene and dental assisting that cover preventive dental modalities and concepts. Organized for consistency, coherence, and readability, this fully updated text covers all areas of prevention in dental care. It first describes dental diseases and conditions, helping students clearly understand the processes that can be prevented through the use of preventive modalities or ideas. Next, it presents detailed strategies to prevent these diseases and conditions. Throughout, specific target populations are defined and described based upon scientifically valid preventive strategies aimed at their needs. This edition improves student understanding with more photos, illustrations, diagrams, and tables; highlights fun facts about the topic; adds a new chapter on the important influence culture plays in preventive dental care; and is supported by many new web-based review questions and case studies for each chapter.

Primary Preventive Dentistry

Author: Norman Harris
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133111408
Release Date: 2013-05-17
Genre: Medical

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Organized for consistency, coherence, and readability, this fully updated text covers all areas of prevention in dental care. PRIMARY PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY, 8/e first describes dental diseases and conditions, helping students clearly understand the processes that can be prevented through the use of preventive modalities or ideas. Next, it presents detailed strategies to prevent these diseases and conditions. Throughout, specific target populations are defined and described based upon scientifically valid preventive strategies aimed at their needs. This edition improves student understanding with more photos, illustrations, diagrams, and tables; highlights “fun facts” about the topic; adds a new chapter on the important influence culture plays in preventive dental care; and is supported by many new web-based review questions and case studies for each chapter.

Dental Caries

Author: Ole Fejerskov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444309287
Release Date: 2009-03-16
Genre: Medical


Primary Preventive Dentistry Pearson New International Edition

Author: Norman O. Harris
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292053516
Release Date: 2013-10-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

For all introductory, clinical, and preventive courses in dental hygiene and dental assisting that cover preventive dental modalities and concepts. Organized for consistency, coherence, and readability, this fully updated text covers all areas of prevention in dental care. It first describes dental diseases and conditions, helping students clearly understand the processes that can be prevented through the use of preventive modalities or ideas. Next, it presents detailed strategies to prevent these diseases and conditions. Throughout, specific target populations are defined and described based upon scientifically valid preventive strategies aimed at their needs. This edition improves student understanding with more photos, illustrations, diagrams, and tables; highlights “fun facts” about the topic; adds a new chapter on the important influence culture plays in preventive dental care; and is supported by many new web-based review questions and case studies for each chapter.

Craig s Restorative Dental Materials E Book

Author: Ronald L. Sakaguchi
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323082518
Release Date: 2012-07-16
Genre: Medical

Master the use of dental materials in the clinic and dental laboratory and stay current with this ever-changing field with Craig's Restorative Dental Materials, 13th Edition. From fundamental concepts to advanced skills, this comprehensive text details everything you need to know to understand the scientific basis for selecting dental materials when designing and fabricating restorations. This practical, clinically relevant approach to the selection and use of dental materials challenges you to retain and apply your knowledge to realistic clinical scenarios, giving you an authoritative advantage in dental practice. Problems and Solutions at the end of each chapter test your ability to apply chapter concepts to solve common clinical challenges. Mind Maps on the companion Evolve website condense essential chapter content into single-page overviews ideal for quick reference, study outlines, or comprehensive reviews. Comprehensive coverage reflects fundamental concepts and the latest practical knowledge all in one authoritative source. Appendix of useful resource materials provides quick, convenient access to Weights and Measurements, Conversion Tables, and Comparative Table of Troy, Avoirdupois, and Metric Weights. Content updates and links on Evolve keep you current with the latest developments in the field. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations clarify clinical detail for greater understanding. NEW! Reorganized content emphasizes scientific evidence and is organized by usage in a clinical setting to help you study more efficiently. NEW! Digital Imaging and Processing for Restorations chapter equips you with essential understanding of current imaging practices. NEW! Major revisions reflect the latest advances in the use of enamel, dental, biofilms, mechanical testing, ceramics, polymers, and composites.

Concepts in Dental Public Health

Author: Jill Dee Mason
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582558418
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Written specifically for dental hygienists, this comprehensive textbook covers concepts, issues, techniques, and methods related to dental public health. It focuses on the assessment of factors that affect oral health of populations and the development of policy in response to a population's needs. It also provides information regarding the active promotion of oral health maintenance. This text is unique in that it applies the Dental Hygiene Process of Care - a globally accepted, foundational concept in clinical care for dental hygienists - to the subject of dental public health, lending it greater relevance and familiarity to dental hygiene students. In addition, the text is based on the American Association of Dental Educators' Competencies for Dental Hygienists. A chapter on National Board Preparation, including Board-style review questions, prepares students for the national exam. Review questions and learning activities are also incorporated into each chapter.

Behavioral Dentistry

Author: David I. Mostofsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118764572
Release Date: 2013-10-07
Genre: Medical

Behavioral Dentistry, Second Edition, surveys the vast and absorbing topic of the role of behavioral science in the study and clinical practice of dentistry. An understanding of social sciences has long been a central part of dental education, and essential for developing a clinician’s appreciation of human behavior as it affects efficient dental treatment. This book gathers together contributions from leading experts in each of the major subspecialties of behavioral dentistry. Its aim is not merely to provide the student and clinician with a comprehensive review of the impressive literature or discussion of the theoretical background to the subject, but also with a practical guide to adapting the latest techniques and protocols and applying them to day-to-day clinical practice. This second edition of Behavioral Dentistry discusses biobehavioral processes, including the psychobiology of inflammation and pain, oral health and quality of life, saliva health, and hypnosis in dentistry. The book goes on to examine anxiety, fear, and dental and chronic orofacial pain, and then reviews techniques for designing and managing behavior change. It concludes with a section on professional practice, including care of special needs, geriatric, and diabetic patients, and interpersonal communication in dental education.

Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry

Author: Richard L. Wynn
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
ISBN: 1591953340
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Medical

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.

A Match Made in Spell

Author: ReGina Welling, Erin Lynn
Publisher: Willow Hill Books
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-03-27
Genre:

If Lexi Balefire’s matchmaking skills seem like magic, it’s for a good reason—witchiness has always run in the family. Without access to her full powers, Lexi can’t help wondering if she’ll ever control the Balefire legacy—or end up a wicked witch like her mother and grandmother before her. When a formerly happy client gets dumped unexpectedly, Lexi must pick up the pieces in order to save her business—all while dealing with four fighting faerie godmothers, an obnoxious arch-nemesis, and the only man to ever light her fire.

Netter s Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry E Book

Author: Neil S. Norton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323462082
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Medical

A concise and visual guide to clinically relevant anatomy for dentistry, Netter’s Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry is an effective text for class and exam preparation, as well as a quick review in professional practice. Concise text, high-yield tables, clinical correlations, and review questions combine to make this new edition a perfect choice for learning and remembering the need-to-know structures, relationships, and concepts, while beautiful illustrations created in the Netter tradition enhance your visual mastery of the material. You may also be interested in: A companion set of flash cards, Netter's Advanced Head & Neck Anatomy Flash Cards, 3rd Edition. Over 100 multiple-choice questions complete with explanations help you assess your knowledge of the material and prepare for exams. Identify clinically relevant anatomy with Netter illustrations and new art created in the Netter tradition. Concise text and high-yield tables offer fast access to important facts. Procedures coverage gives context and clinical meaning to the anatomy. Expanded, up-to-date coverage on dental implants, cone beam imaging, and mandible osteology. Beautiful new illustrations by Carlos Machado, MD, of the TMJ, articular disc pathology, infratemporal fossa, pterygopalatine fossa, and maxillary artery.

The Dental Assistant

Author: Pauline C. Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0766811131
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

This newly revised version of The Dental Assistant provides comprehensive information for shorter programs allowing users to extract specific information and use the remaining material as a supplemental resource and on-the-job reference. Readers will appreciate the user-friendly format and easy-to-understand language. Review questions reinforce chapter material and aid in preparation for certification and licensure examinations under that state Dental Practice Act. OSHA guidelines are included to focus attention on the importance of safety and infection control. *Step-by-step procedures give students a practical understanding of the process *Dental specialities have been expanded to give students a more in-depth understanding of each *Key terms are defined both within the text and the glossary, facilitating learning *Suggested activities strengthen comprehension and reinforce procedure exercises *New chapters introduce digital radiographic imaging so students understand electronic imaging methods *Pharmacology chapter provides an overall classification of drugs found in a dental office *Includes more illustrations and tables than previous editions, making it easier comprehension of material and quicker reference (KEYWORDS: Comprehensive, Dental Assisting, Key Terms, Dental Specialities, Procedures)

The Dental Hygienist s Guide to Nutritional Care

Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: UOM:39015059590979
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

The only nutritional guide designed specifically for dental hygienists, this practical text covers the basics of nutrition, then goes beyond to examine current, relevant topics specific to different life stages and states of health. Users will learn how to assess clients' eating habits, and teach them how proper nutrition can improve both oral health and overall fitness. Case studies are used throughout to demonstrate how concepts can be applied to specific client situations. Key Terms and a true/false Test Your NQ pre-test begin each chapter. Learning Objectives explain what students should learn from each chapter. Vitamin and mineral information is organized logically, by oral effects on soft tissues or structural tissues. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes list quick facts that can affect the client's care. Health Application boxes cover a nutritional issue relevant to each chapter (e.g., diabetes mellitus, obesity, and hypertension). Case Application boxes use example case studies to walk students through assessing, evaluating, and treating specific clinical situations. Student Readiness sections offer short answer questions, activities, and new case studies. More full-color photographs are added, helping you to identify and assess oral problems. Chapter on oral health for the elderly discusses the effects of nutrition and eating habits on this population. Coverage of high-protein/low-carbohydrate diets shows how they affect oral health. Food guide pyramids describe the optimal nutritional levels for children, the elderly, and various ethnic groups. Body Mass Index chart in the appendix shows healthy weight ranges, useful in determining health risks associated with weight. Glossary defines all key terms, along with the chapter in which they first appeared.