Advances in caries diagnosis and management strategies, pulp protection philosophies, tooth preparation techniques, and dental materials have left practitioners somewhat uncertain as to what is best practice. This book answers many of the questions frequently posed by practitioners.
Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in clinical practice,legislation and regulation, this groundbreaking textbookintertwines the subjects of dental hygiene and dental therapy toprovide a comprehensive resource for students of these courses, aswell as those studying new degree programmes in oral healthscience. The Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapyis designed as a dedicated companion text for these disciplines andshould enable students to streamline their primary reading.Following course developments and an expansion in the remits ofboth hygienists and therapists, this book is written not only forstudents, but also as a revision aid for those already in practice.Interactive questions on a companion website allow the reader totest their knowledge and understanding. The opening section of the book is dedicated to relevant oralsciences: anatomy; histology; embryology; oral medicine andpathology. The clinical section contains fourteen chapters whichprovide coverage of the core syllabus for dental hygiene andtherapy. The final section is dedicated to primary dental careservices and law, ethics and professionalism. FEATURES • Provides unique combined coverage of the subjects of dentalhygiene and dental therapy • Emphasises the clinical domain and reflects roleexpansion • Highly illustrated in full colour throughout • Includes expert contributions from dental hygienists,therapists, and dentists • Dedicated companion website at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/noble/dentalhygiene"www.wiley.com/go/noble/dentalhygiene/a
High-quality dental patient management demands an appropriately skilled team. It is the general dental practitioner's responsibility to coordinate the team and to take overall responsibility as the team leader. This book describes how to build a team that provides all the specialties necessary to achieve a stable, functional, esthetic masticatory unit, which not only encompasses the management of periodontal disease, but integrates a treatment plan the patient can maintain.