Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist: Text and Study Guide

Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist: Text and Study Guide

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Considered the gold standard of dental hygiene, this text teaches the essential clinical skills every dental hygienist needs to be effective in practice. With a clear and concise outline format, the text is easy to read & information is located quickly. Six Units cover Orientation, Preparation, Assessment, Prevention, Treatment, and Special Needs . NEW TO THIS EDITION: New content added on respiratory patients, bleaching techniques, technology, pharmacology, and infection control. Ancillary package including an Instructor's Website and Student Study Guide New full colour art programme, including photographs Everyday Ethics boxes provide realistic ethical case studies with questions for consideration Teaching the Patient boxes advise students on effective patient communication. The Student Study Guide provides a variety of exercises to help students learn the important concepts that are the basis of dental hygiene practice.
Exercises are designed to take students from basic knowledge (ability to recall and identify concepts from the text), through competency (being able to use information in the text to think critically and make decisions regarding patient care), and on to discovery (being able to use what was learned in the text to gather new, relevant information from sources other than the text. PLUS Lecturers can access online resources for this book at Connection - click here
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  • Paperback
  • 203.2 x 273.05 x 57.15mm | 3,401.94g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0781740924
  • 9780781740920

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Part I. Orientation to Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice Part II. Preparation for Dental Hygiene Appointments Part III. Assessment Part IV. Care Planning Part V. Prevention Part VI. Treatment and Evaluation Part VII. Patients with Special Needs Prefixes Suffixes and Combining Forms Glossary Appendix 1. American Dental Hygienists' Association Code of Ethics for Dental Hygienists Appendix 2: Canadian Dental Hygienists Association code of Ethics Appendix 3: Average Measurement of the Primary and Permanent Teeth (in millimeters) Index
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