Essentials of Dental Hygiene

Essentials of Dental Hygiene : Preclinical Skills

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Written and designed for first-year, first-semester dental hygiene programs, this easy-to-read and well-organized resource helps the reader develop basic introductory and practical skills. Each clinical process is written in a step-by-step fashion, an ideal format for the hands-on learner. Features: *"Preclinical Tips" showcased in each chapter-interesting facts designed to measure and broaden the learner's knowledge. * Fundamental objectives and key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter establish a basis for understanding. * End-of-chapter review questions reinforce comprehension.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 205.7 x 274.3 x 20.3mm | 748.44g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130941042
  • 9780130941046

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Written and designed for first-year, first-semester dental hygiene programs, this easy-to-read and well-organized resource helps the reader develop basic introductory and practical skills. Each clinical process is written in a step-by-step fashion, an ideal format for the hands-on learner. Features: Free CD-ROM includes video of common techniques in dental hygiene practice, plus a large collection of color images. "Preclinical Tips" showcased in each chapter--interesting facts designed to measure and broaden the learner's knowledge. Fundamental objectives and key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter establish a basis for understanding. End-of-chapter review questions reinforce comprehension.show more

Review quote

"This book is different because of the focus on basics and being geared to preclinical students versus the typical comprehensive, extremely thick textbooks do dental hygiene." - Judith A. Hall, Delaware Technical and Community College "The information provided is vital to the development of a.fundamental knowledge base that can be broadened in the subsequent semesters." - Paula J. Fitch, Broome Community Collegeshow more

Table of contents

1. Infection Control. 2. Medical/Dental Histories. 3. Vital Signs. 4. Extraoral and Intraoral Examinations. 5. Examination and Charting of the Hard and Soft Tissues. 6. Preventive Dentistry. 7. Ergonomics. 8. Instrumentation. 9. Polishing. 10. Fluorides.show more