Prentice-Hall Health's High Yield Facts of Dental Hygiene

Prentice-Hall Health's High Yield Facts of Dental Hygiene

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A unique resource for board review and a reference for all dental hygiene courses. The only review text in "flash card" format, this guide focuses on the essential "must know" information related to the concepts, theory, and content of dental hygiene. Content is organized according to the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination specifications and will help both those preparing for the exam and those who want either a refresher or preliminary overview of dental hygiene topics.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 598 pages
  • 208.28 x 276.86 x 33.02mm | 1,360.77g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130893072
  • 9780130893079

Table of contents

I. SCIENTIFIC BASIS FOR DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE. 1. Anatomical Science. 2. Physiology. 3. Biochemistry and Nutrition. 4. Microbiology and Immunology. 5. Pathology. 6. Pharmacology. II. PROVISION OF CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE SERVICES. 7. Assessing Patient Characteristics. 8. Obtaining and Interpreting Radiographs. 9. Planning and Managing Dental Hygiene Care. 10. Performing Periodontal Procedures. 11. Using Preventive Agents. 12. Providing Supportive Treatment. III. COMMUNITY HEALTH/RESEARCH PRINCIPLES. 13. Promoting Health and Preventing Disease Within Groups. 14. Participating in Community Programs. 15. Analyzing Scientific Literature, Understanding Statistical Concepts, and Applying Research Results.show more

About Paul D'Alessandris

Demetra D. Logothetis, R.D.H., M.S., is the Director and Associate Professor of the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of New Mexico. She has been at UNM since 1986, and has served as Program Director since 1996. She received her Master of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1986, and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New Mexico in 1985. She has successfully led the effort at UNM to elevate the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene Program to a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Program, and developed a Master of Science Degree Program in Dental Hygiene at UNM that began in the fall of 2001. She has served on the Western Regional Clinical Exam Subcommittee. She is an editor for Dental Hygiene Contact International. She is also president of the National Sigma Phi Alpha.show more