The Basic Guide to Oral Health Education and Promotion is the step by step course companion for dental nurses studying for the Certificate in Oral Health Education. In addition it is an invaluable resource for other members of the dental team and health professionals involved in educating and promoting oral health to patients and the wider general public. Each chapter looks at a different aspect of oral health education and promotion in line with the NEBDN syllabus, yet is written in logical sequence for the benefit of those not studying the exam and those in professions other than dental nursing. Topics covered include dental structures, anatomy and physiology, oral diseases and prevention, the principles of education, oral health and society, promoting oral health in the 21st century, patient communication, project planning and workplace assignments.
A must have companion for every dental nurse for the post-certification courses in oral health education, special care, sedation and orthodontics. It also now contains a brand new section introducing material for the new post-certification course in dental implant nursing. This second edition has been fully revised and updated in light of recent changes in the dental nursing profession – namely the NHS contract, compulsory registration and continuing professional development. User-friendly structure allows for it to be read from cover to cover or dipped into as required.
Basic Guide to Dental Instruments provides a working inventory of dental instrumentation in common use in dental surgeries. A clear photograph of each instrument is included, and described according to name, usage, any relevant features and varieties. Each section is dedicated to a specific discipline or division of dentistry. Complete set-ups have been included at the end of most sections for various procedures. The coverage reflects instrumentation and accessory items used in general dental practice, routine hospital dental procedures and selected specialist settings. The author adopts a flexible approach which recognises that some instruments are multi-functional, and their names and usage can vary across dental surgeries. This approach, coupled with the range of instruments covered, makes the book an ideal 'portable' resource across general practice, hospital and a range of specialist settings. The book also highlights instruments which can be easily confused. In addition to detailing the classic sets of dental instruments, the importance of instrument care and sterilisation regimes is acknowledged. This second edition contains an expanded chapter on instruments used in conjunction with dental implants, and illustrations have been updated throughout. FEATURES Best-selling title Brand new chapter on instruments used in dental implantology Expanded chapter on dental burs Illustrations revised throughout
Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in clinical practice, legislation and regulation, this groundbreaking textbook intertwines the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy to provide a comprehensive resource for students of these courses, as well as those studying new degree programmes in oral health science. The Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy is designed as a dedicated companion text for these disciplines and should enable students to streamline their primary reading. Following course developments and an expansion in the remits of both hygienists and therapists, this book is written not only for students, but also as a revision aid for those already in practice. Interactive questions on a companion website allow the reader to test their knowledge and understanding. The opening section of the book is dedicated to relevant oral sciences: anatomy; histology; embryology; oral medicine and pathology. The clinical section contains fourteen chapters which provide coverage of the core syllabus for dental hygiene and therapy. The final section is dedicated to primary dental care services and law, ethics and professionalism. FEATURES • Provides unique combined coverage of the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy • Emphasises the clinical domain and reflects role expansion • Highly illustrated in full colour throughout • Includes expert contributions from dental hygienists, therapists, and dentists • Dedicated companion website at www.wiley.com/go/noble/dentalhygiene
Author: Vickie J. Kimbrough,Karen Henderson (RDH.)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
This book will teach dental hygiene students and professionals how to present dental health education to clients and consumers. Each stage of life will be addressed--infant to elderly. It will present information on the perception of oral health by their clients, how they can be motivated to improve oral health, and how oral health influences and affects systemic health. Trends in oral health prevention will be discussed as each age group is presented. For dental and dental hygiene students and professionals.
The Basic Guide to Dental Procedures provides an indispensable induction to the core preventative and restorative treatments routinely carried out in the modern dental practice. Written as an introductory guide for the whole dental team, it makes no attempt to explain the theory and clinical technique behind each procedure in detail. Rather, with the aid of 'before and after' colour illustration it offers sufficient overview to enable the reader to understand and explain procedures to their patient with confidence. Each section is clearly structured to cover the reasoning behind the treatment described, the relevant dental background, the basics of how each procedure is carried out and if applicable, aftercare information.
A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.
The dental workplace is always busy, whether in a dental surgery or a dental department in a hospital. This pocket-size reference book puts all the vital facts and information at your fingertips. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.
This open access book examines health trajectories and health transitions at different stages of the life course, including childhood, adulthood and later life. It provides findings that assess the role of biological and social transitions on health status over time. The essays examine a wide range of health issues, including the consequences of military service on body mass index, childhood obesity and cardiovascular health, socio-economic inequalities in preventive health care use, depression and anxiety during the child rearing period, health trajectories and transitions in people with cystic fibrosis and oral health over the life course. The book addresses theoretical, empirical and methodological issues as well as examines different national contexts, which help to identify factors of vulnerability and potential resources that support resilience available for specific groups and/or populations. Health reflects the ability of individuals to adapt to their social environment. This book analyzes health as a dynamic experience. It examines how different aspects of individual health unfold over time as a result of aging but also in relation to changing socioeconomic conditions. It also offers readers potential insights into public policies that affect the health status of a population.
Dental Management of Sleep Disorders focuses on the dentist’s role in treating patients with sleep problems, chiefly sleep disordered breathing and bruxism. A practical clinical book, Dental Management of Sleep Disorders highlights the background to these problems, discusses the dentist’s role in their diagnosis and treatment, and outlines clinical strategies and guidance. The book features a full discussion of the use of appliances, an overview of current treatment modalities, and investigates the relationship of sleep disorders to dental and orofacial causes.
Many of the common dental diseases are behavioural in origin, and are affected by individual lifestyles. Health promotion is therefore at the heart of preventing and controlling dental ill health. This is the first book to tackle this important new area of dentistry and presents theoreticaland practical advice on a broad range of topics; including models and theories of health behaviour, influence of social factors on oral health promotion, government health policies, health education in specific settings, national campaigns, and evaluation of interventions. Here, the internationalcontributers provide a broad overview of the subject which enables the reader to target sections of particular interest. Practical guidelines for the planning and implementation of oral health programmes presented will be invaluable for practitioners.
Saskia Estupiñán-Day,Pan American Health Organization
The Use of Salt Fluoridation to Prevent Dental Caries
Author: Saskia Estupiñán-Day,Pan American Health Organization
Publisher: Pan American Health Org
This book bears witness to the effectiveness of salt fluoridation for the mass reduction of dental caries in the population. The first part traces the history of salt fluoridation programmes beginning from the earliest attempts in Switzerland in the 1950s to more recent success stories in Europe and the Americas. The second section is a how-to treatise for planning launching running monitoring and evaluating salt fluoridation programmes. The third section presents recommendations for launching a salt fluoridation programme blueprints for proposing and enacting salt fluoridation legislation and detailed standardized research protocols and sample forms for conducting epidemiological research - all of them essential tools for policy makers health planners and health workers.
The Student Workbook is the ideal companion to the textbook, Dental Hygiene and its multi-media online learning platform, DentalCareDecisions.com! This exceptionally student-friendly learning tool reinforces the textbook, concept by concept, chapter by chapter, helping you to bridge the gap between theory and clinical care. And, like the textbook, it’s designed to meet the needs of a variety of learners and learning styles. Put it work for you as you master must-know concepts and techniques and learn to apply them in your labs and clinical.
Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research. The editors have built Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
Evidence-based Strategies to Prevent Pain and Extend Your Career
Author: Bethany Valachi
Category: Dental offices
In her groundbreaking new book, Bethany Valachi has taken the problem of work-related pain in dentistry and distilled it into the basic 'whys¿ and 'hows¿ that are imperative to effective injury prevention and treatment. Solidly backed with over 300 scientific references, this comprehensive wellness guide raises the bar in the industry¿bridging the gap between occupational pain and dental ergonomics. Dentists, hygienists, assistants, faculty and students will find this book a valuable resource to:¿ Recognize pain syndromes unique to dentistry¿ Implement appropriate interventions for chronic back, neck, shoulder, hand or wrist pain¿ Select the proper equipment that fits you and your operatory¿ Correct damaging posture and body mechanics before they cause pain¿ Perform chairside stretches in your operatory to prevent microtrauma¿ Identify which exercises benefit dental professionals and which ones to avoidHealthcare professionals who treat dental professionals will find the book an invaluable resource to alleviate chronic pain syndromes.
The Surprising Link between Your Teeth, Real Food, and Life-Changing Natural Health
Author: Steven Lin
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
Category: Health & Fitness
Throughout the years, dental health has often been characterized as a reflection of our overall health, where bad oral health results from issues with other parts of our body. But what if we flipped the paradigm? What if we thought about dental health as the foundation for our physical health as a whole? Dr. Steven Lin, an experienced dentist and the world’s first dental nutritionist, has analyzed our ancestral traditions, epigenetics, gut health, and the microbiome in order to develop food-based principles for a literal top-down holistic health approach. Merging dental and nutritional science, Dr. Lin lays out the dietary program that can help ensure you won’t need dental fillings or cholesterol medications —and give you the resources to raise kids who develop naturally straight teeth. With our mouth as the gatekeeper of our gut, keeping our oral microbiome balanced will create a healthy body through a healthy mouth. Dr. Lin arms you with a 40-day meal plan, complete with the Dental Diet food pyramid, exercises for the mouth, recipes, and cooking techniques to help you easily and successfully implement his techniques into your everyday life. The tools to improve overall wellness levels and reverse disease are closer than we think —in our markets, in our pantries, and, most frequently, in our mouths —if not just a well-chosen bite or two away.