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Darby and Walsh Dental Hygiene


Author: Denise BowenJennifer Pieren

Publisher: Saunders

Publish Date: 8th April 2019

ISBN-13: 9780323549820

Pages: 1152

Language: English



Back and better than ever, Darby and Walsh’s Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 5th Edition offers everything you need to succeed in your coursework, at certification, and in clinical practice. No other dental hygiene text incorporates the clinical skills, theory, and evidence-based practice in such an approachable way. All discussions — from foundational concepts to diagnosis to pain management — are presented within the context of a unique patient-centered model that takes the entire person into consideration. New to this fifth edition is a much more streamlined approach — one that stays focused on need-to-know information, yet also houses expanded content on things like alternative practice settings, pediatric care, risk assessment, and dental hygiene diagnosis to give you added context when needed. This edition is also filled with new modern illustrations and new clinical photos to augment your learning. If you want a better grasp of all the dental hygienist’s roles and responsibilities in today’s practice, they Darby and Walsh’s renowned text is a must-have.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Conceptual Foundations1. The Dental Hygiene Profession2. Dental Hygiene Metaparadigm Concepts and Conceptual Models3. Evidenced-Based Decision Making4. Community Health 5. Sustainable Health Behavior Change 6. Cultural Competency in Healthcare 7. Legal and Ethical Decision Making8. The Professional E-Portfolio Part 2: Preparation for the Appointment9. Dental Hygiene Patient Care Setting 10. Infection Prevention and Control 11. Preventing and Managing Medical Emergencies 12. Ergonomics and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Part 3: Assessments13. Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories 14. Vital Signs 15. Pharmacologic History 16. Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment 17. Hard Tissue Assessment and Dental Charting 18. Assessment of Dental Deposits and Stain 19. Dental Caries Management by Risk Assessment 20. Periodontal Assessment and Charting21. Oral-Systemic Health Connection Part 4: Critical Thinking in Dental Hygiene Practice22. Dental Hygiene Diagnosis 23. Dental Hygiene Care Plan, Evaluation, and Documentation Part 5: Implementation, Evaluation, and Documentation24. Toothbrushing 25. Mechanical Oral Biofilm Control: Interdental and Supplemental Self-Care Devices Competencies26. Dentifrices 27. Antimicrobials for Control of Periodontal Disease 28. Hand-Activated Instrumentation 29. Ultrasonic Instrumentation30. Root Morphology and Instrumentation Implications31. Dental Implants and Peri-Implant Care32. Tooth Polishing and Whitening 33. Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy 34. Acute Gingival and Periodontal Condition 35. Pit and Fissure Sealants 36. Nutritional Counseling 37. Tobacco Cessation 38. Impressions for Study Casts and Mouth Guards 39. Restorative Therapy 40. Orthodontic Care41. Fixed and Removable Dental Prostheses Part 6: Pain and Anxiety Control 42. Dental Hypersensitivity43. Local Anesthesia 44. Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia Part 7: Life Stages and Populations45. Children and Adolescents 46. Pregnancy and Oral Health47. The Older Adult Part 8: Dental Hygiene Care for the Medically Compromised48. Cardiovascular Disease 49. Diabetes 50. Cancer 51. HIV and Oral Health52. Palliative Care53. Autoimmune Diseases 54. Organ Transplantation and Renal Disease55. Respiratory Diseases 56. Alcohol and Substance Misuse57. Eating Disorders 58. Child Neglect and Abuse and Family Violence Part 9: Dental Hygiene Care for Disabilities and Special Needs59. Disability and Healthcare 60. Intellectually and Developmentally Challenged61. Orofacial Clefts62. Neurological Disabilities Part 10: Professional Development and Practice Management63. Professional Development and Job Searching 64. Practice Management GlossaryIndex