Dental Public Health

Dental Public Health : Contemporary Practice for the Dental Hygienist

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For Dental Public Health or Community Dental Health courses in the Dental Hygiene curriculum. Written to reflect the changing role of the dental hygiene practitioner in the dental care delivery system, this text provides students with the key tools needed to effectively position and practice dental hygiene in the public health setting. This edition expands the knowledge base necessary for dental hygiene practitioners in the 21st more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 174 x 232 x 22mm | 598.75g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0131134442
  • 9780131134447

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH. 1. The Prevention Movement. 2. Dental Care Delivery in the United States. 3. Financing Dental Care. 4. Dental Care Delivery Around the World: by Sue Lloyd. 5. Legislative Initiatives Affecting Dental Hygiene Practice. II. DENTAL HYGIENE PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS. 6. Dental Health Education and Promotion. 7. Lesson Plan Development. 8. Target Populations. 9. Program Planning. 10. Program Evaluation. III. DENTAL HYGIENE RESEARCH. 11. The Oral Epidimiology of Dental Diseases. 12. Research in Dental Hygiene. 13. Biostatistics: by Chris French-Beatty. 14. Evaluation of Scientific Literature and Dental Products. IV. PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH. 15. Careers in Dental Public Health. 16. Strategies for Creating Dental Hygiene Positions in Dental Public Health Settings. 17. Dental Public Health Board Review with contributions from Meg Zayan. 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: Poster Session Preparation. Appendix G: International Dental Care Opportunities. Appendix H: Dental Terms in Spanish and Vietnamese. Appendix I: Competencies for Dental Hygienists in Dental Public Health Education. Appendix J: Guide to Scientific Writing. Glossary. more