Dental Public Health

Dental Public Health : Contemporary Practice for the Dental Hygienist

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Written to reflect the changing role of the dental hygiene practitioner, Dental Public Health provides readers with the key tools needed to effectively position and practice dental hygiene in the public health setting.FEATURES: * Material is specifically geared toward the practice of dental hygiene. * All aspects of dental public health covered, including prevention modalities, education and intervention. * Real-life spotlights and scenarios enable readers to see dental hygienists working in the field. * Addresses cultural diversity. * Board review chapter (Chapter 12) offers readers insight into future examination requirements. * Shows readers how to set up positions within schools, nursing homes, and other health care more

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  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 178.1 x 232.4 x 14.2mm | 494.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130851574
  • 9780130851574

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH. 1. The Prevention Movement. 2. Dental Care Delivery in the United States. 3. Dental Care Delivery around the World: by Sue Lloyd. 4. Legislative Initiatives Affecting Dental Hygiene Practice. II. DENTAL HYGIENE PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS. 5. Target Populations. 6. Dental Health Education and Promotion. 7. Lesson Plan Development. 8. Program Planning. III. DENTAL HYGIENE RESEARCH. 9. Research in Dental Hygiene. 10. Evaluation of Scientific Literature and Dental Products. IV. STRATEGIES FOR DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH. 11. Strategies for Creating Dental Hygiene Positions in Dental Public Health Settings. 12. Dental Public Health Board Review. APPENDIXES. Appendix A: Organizations Involved with Dental Public Health. Appendix B: Resources for Dental Samples and Pamphlets. Appendix C: Government Departments Serving Dental Public Health Needs. Appendix D: State Public Health Agencies. Appendix E: Table Clinic Presentation. Appendix F: Standards for Dental Hygienists in Dental Public Health Education. Appendix G: Guide to Scientific Writing. Glossary. more