Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Olga A. C. Ibsen,Joan Andersen Phelan

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323400626

Category:

Page: 400

View: 4617

Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist: With General Pathology Introductions, 7th Edition, offers the most trusted general and oral pathology information that's tailored to the specific role and responsibilities of the dental hygienist. Expert authors Ibsen and Phelan incorporate the ideal mix of clinical photographs, radiographs, and focused discussions to help you learn to properly identify, understand, evaluate, and document the appearance of normal and diseased states. Plus, robust learning features - like case studies, synopsis tables, learning objectives, and a practice exam - further reinforce the information you need to know to pass the national board exam and succeed as a dental hygienist.

General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Leslie Delong,Nancy Burkhart

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496354532

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 7681

This updated 3rd Edition of General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist provides the information students need to develop an understanding of basic pathology and recognize the clinical manifestations of oral and systemic disease. In accordance with ADEA Curriculum Guidelines, which stress the recognition of oral disease based on clinical signs and symptoms, the oral pathology section is uniquely organized by distinct clinical/radiographic features of oral lesions to help students evaluate and categorize lesions according to appearance, emphasizing the concept of differential diagnosis. This edition features new “Oral Medicine Considerations” that highlight the relationship between oral and systemic disease, a stunning collection of art work with over 600 images, and a wide range of online resources, such as case studies and practice questions, that reinforce student learning.

Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Olga A. C. Ibsen,Joan Andersen Phelan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323484441

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 8057

Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist: With General Pathology Introductions, 7th Edition, offers the most trusted general and oral pathology information that’s tailored to the specific role and responsibilities of the dental hygienist. Expert authors Ibsen and Phelan incorporate the ideal mix of clinical photographs, radiographs, and focused discussions to help you learn to properly identify, understand, evaluate, and document the appearance of normal and diseased states. Plus, robust learning features - like case studies, synopsis tables, learning objectives, and a practice exam - further reinforce the information you need to know to pass the national board exam and succeed as a dental hygienist. Tailored content focuses on the role of the dental hygienist in oral health care. Unparalleled art program features a wealth of high-quality radiographs and color clinical photos depicting oral pathologic conditions to help you clearly recognize normal and abnormal manifestations. NBDHE-style review questions are included in each chapter. Pathology synopsis charts provide at-a-glance summaries to help you digest the most critical information for each lesion, disease, or condition. Vocabulary resources include key term listings with definitions and phonetic pronunciations, highlighted terms in text, and a back-of-book glossary for handy reference. Online resources on the companion website enhance the learning experience. NEW! Chapter on orofacial pain includes content on burning mouth and tongue syndrome, Bell’s palsy, and trigeminal neuralgia, in addition to temporomandibular joint disorders. NEW! Emphasis on differential diagnosis promotes the critical thinking required in diagnostic situations. NEW! Content on dynamic topics - including xerostomia, bisphosphonates, sprue, gluten sensitivity, and more - summarizes the most cutting-edge, evidence-based dental practice. NEW! Clinical photographs include new images on hives; hand, foot, and mouth disease; and more, added to the already superior art program. REVISED and EXPANDED! NBDHE-style chapter review questions provide valuable study tools for classroom and board exams.

General and Oral Pathology For Dental Hygiene Practice

Author: Sandra Myers,Alice Curran

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640986

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 4085

Be prepared to provide the very best care to your patients! Develop the foundation in pathology you need to recognize the signs and symptoms of the oral conditions and the manifestations of systemic diseases you’ll encounter in clinical practice. Step by step, you’ll learn about the etiology of each disease or condition, how to recognize it, what the diagnostic process is, how the disease progresses, and what the treatment options are.

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist - E-Book

Author: Kathy Voigt Geurink

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291201

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 7908

Created by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition, helps you acquire the understanding to improve the oral health care of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Learn how to effectively interact with and educate people of different cultures, plan and develop community projects, assess the risk of caries and other oral conditions, master ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies, and more with proven, practical guidance. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in practice. Test-taking strategies help you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Up-to-date information on national initiatives details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies included at the end of each chapter highlight expectations you'll encounter as you enter the workforce. Dental Hygienist Mini-Profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for practice and plan your career. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways you can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently and reinforce your understanding of the most important concepts. Expanded Community Cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. UNIQUE! Healthy People 2020 Objectives give you a competitive edge with the most up-to-date science-based guidelines for promoting health and preventing disease. New chapter on Planning a Student Community Oral Health Project helps you confidently move from the classroom into the community and apply what you've learned to improve oral health care. Content updates keep you current on timely issues such as access to care, expanded career opportunities, caries risk assessment, fluoride and sealants, social responsibility and justice, and cultural competence.

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Demetra D. Logothetis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032343049X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 7857

Prepare for practice with the only book on local anesthesia written specifically for dental hygienists! Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist, 2nd Edition, provides complete instructions for the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia. Written by noted dental hygiene educator Demetra Logothetis, the first edition won a 2012 PROSE Honorable Mention award. This edition adds a new chapter on children and adolescent patients, plus new coverage of anesthetic agents and advanced techniques. With colorful and detailed illustrations showing dental anatomy and hundreds of clinical photos of injection techniques, as well as discussions of the Human Needs Paradigm to promote patient-centered care, this reference prepares you for success on board exams and confidence in practice. Clear, approachable writing style makes it easier to learn proper techniques and gain confidence, acknowledging not only the patient’s fear of injection but also the fears of the inexperienced clinician. An outstanding art program features more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations. Technique and Procedures boxes provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for performing specific procedures, including indications, contraindications, nerves and teeth affected, operator and patient positioning, insertion point, penetration, amount of anesthetic, and working time. Color-coded anesthesia boxes match the color scheme developed and used by the ADA (American Dental Association) and help in choosing the best agent for the type of anesthesia required, providing images, selection tips, precautions, and maximum dosing information. Review questions at the end of each chapter provide the opportunity to assess your understanding, and the Evolve companion website provides a 55-question mock examination and chapter practice quizzes. Case studies make it easier to apply concepts to the clinical setting and to develop problem-solving skills. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes summarize key points and tips for optimal care. Key terms are highlighted within the text and defined in the glossary. Learning objectives begin each chapter and set goals for what you will accomplish; they also help you study for examinations. A focus on the Human Needs Theory relates the administration of local anesthesia and dental hygiene care to the eight human needs. Summary tables and boxes help you review and study concepts, procedures, and techniques. Expert author Demetra Logothetis is a dental hygiene educator with 20 years of experience teaching local anesthesia and pain control. End-of-chapter resources include lists of current, evidence-based literature for further research or study. NEW! Local Anesthesia for the Child and Adolescent chapter focuses on the delivery techniques and administration protocol needed for pediatric and adolescent patients. NEW! Advanced local anesthetic techniques include the Vazirani-Akinosi mandibular block, intraseptal injections, and pre-puncture technique for the C-CLAD. NEW! Coverage of dynamic and emerging topics include newer anesthetic agents, buffering of anesthetics, determination of drug dosages, armamentarium and syringe preparation, maxillary and mandibular injection techniques and fulcrums, and information on electronic devices and new equipment. NEW clinical photos show basic and advanced injection techniques for maxillary and mandibular anesthesia, and new illustrations depict dental anatomy.

Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Elena Bablenis Haveles

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294537

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 560

Covering the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 7th Edition provides an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles needed for safe and effective dental treatment and oral health care. It discusses drug properties and mechanisms of action, dosages, intended effects, interactions, and adverse reactions — both for the medications a patient may already be taking and for the drugs prescribed by the dentist. New to this edition are topics such as drug-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis to reduce the risk of infection, cholesterol and cardiovascular guidelines, and new information on type 2 diabetes. Written by dental hygiene educator Elena Haveles, this trusted text prepares you for the expanding role of the dental hygienist! Comprehensive coverage provides an in-depth understanding of the most commonly used drugs, how they work, and how they affect patients’ oral health and dental treatment options. A dental focus addresses the drug interactions of clinical interest in dentistry, with explanations as to why certain drugs are used or contraindicated in a dental treatment plan. A logical format organizes chapters into four parts: 1) general pharmacologic principles, 2) drugs used in dentistry, 3) drugs that may alter dental treatment, and 4) special situations. Clinical Skills Assessment offers review questions at the end of each chapter, helping you assess your knowledge of the material. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes show how principles of pharmacology apply specifically to dental hygienists. Note boxes highlight important concepts, indications, contraindications, memory tools, warnings, and more. Key terms are bolded and in color within each chapter and defined in a handy glossary. Summary tables and boxes serve as useful review and study tools with quick, easy-to-read summaries of key concepts. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and provide a useful study guide for examinations. A bibliography in each chapter lists resource citations for additional research and study of dental-related topics. Quick-reference appendixes include resources such as the top 200 drugs, medical acronyms, and information on herbal and dietary supplements. A drug index provides easy look-up of specific drugs and types of drugs. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest changes and advances relating to dental treatment, such as adverse drug reactions, antibiotic prophylaxis, osteonecrosis of the jaw, cardiovascular and cholesterol guidelines, oral anticoagulant drugs, and type 2 diabetes. NEW! Full-color design includes additional illustrations showing basic principles and internal processes, along with photographs of oral conditions and side effects.

Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases

Author: Robert P. Langlais,Craig Miller

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496332080

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 8237

Featuring over 800 clear, high-quality photographs and radiographic illustrations, this fully updated 5th Edition of Color Atlas of Common Oral Diseases is designed throughout to help readers recognize and identify oral manifestations of local or systemic diseases. The new edition includes expanded and updated content and is enhanced by new images, new case studies, a stronger focus on national board exam prep, and more. The book's easy-to-navigate, easy-to-learn-from standard format consists of two-page spreads that provide a narrative overview on one page with color illustrations on the facing page. To integrate oral diagnosis, medicine, pathology, and radiology, the overviews emphasize the clinical description of oral lesions, cover the nature of various disease processes, and provide a brief discussion of cause and treatment options. Features: An increased focus on national exam preparation is reflected in end-of-chapter questions, entities, cases, and images. Differential Diagnosis Tables added to each section help students distinguish a particular disease or condition from others that have a similar appearance. Coverage of new entities, such as Radiopaque Lesions of the Jaw, have been added. Additional content on Facial & Neck Lesions has been added. A greatly expanded Radiographs section includes 30 new images and up-to-date content. Approximately 85 new images enhance the book's unparalleled photo and illustration program. New Student Resources: Case Studies (five per chapter) expand students' opportunities to apply what they've learned to clinical situations. Select Disease Fact Sheets and an image bank. A reader-friendly organization presents clinical and radiographic features of common diseases found in the oral cavity according to location, color, surface change, and radiographic appearance. Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus their studies by setting forth what they need to know after completing the chapter. Color-coded sections with tabs organize information into logical sections to help students locate information quickly. Highlighted key words draw student attention to important concepts. Case studies(80 in all) give students an opportunity to apply their knowledge to clinical situations and prepare for the National Board Examinations. A comprehensive Glossary offers clear, simple definitions for key terms. Expanded instructors' resources and all-new student resources save instructors time and help students succeed.

Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323226310

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 8912

Offering the most realistic NBDHE review and practice available, Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination includes both a print book and companion website to prepare you for exam success. In the book, you’ll review with more than 1,250 Component A practice questions — with each answer including a rationale for both correct and incorrect answer options. Online, you can review the same questions plus an additional 420 case-based items related to Component B in 1) practice mode or 2) timed, exam-simulation mode with randomized tests that match the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE. From a team of dental hygiene experts including lead editor Barbara Bennett, this Q&A resource is an excellent supplement to any NBDHE content review book! More than 1,680 multiple-choice questions provide comprehensive practice spanning the entire NBDHE, with 1,250+ items relating to Component A — more than six times the number of questions on the actual exam! — and 420 case-based questions related to Component B. Rationales accompany each question, fully explaining why each answer choice is either correct or incorrect and thus serving as secondary content review. Distribution of questions matches each category on the NBDHE test specifications, ensuring that you have adequate practice for each content area. An Evolve companion website includes all 1,250+ questions from the book plus additional case studies with color images and accompanying questions, available either in practice mode with instant feedback or in exam-simulation format with results and feedback provided at the end of the exam. A test creator and timer on Evolve generates NBDHE-style tests that mimic the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE and also provides realistic practice with time management during the exam. 16 detailed case studies on Evolve, each of which includes a patient medical/dental history, completed periodontal chart, oral radiographs, clinical photographs, and 20-35 multiple-choice questions for patients in the five main categories covered on the NBDHE (adult periodontitis, pediatric, geriatric, special needs, and medically compromised). References to text sources make it easy to review or find more information on specific topics.

Student Workbook to Accompany Dental Hygiene

Applications to Clinical Practice

Author: Tammy Sanderson,Rachel Henry,Maria Perno Goldie

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803657862

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 6245

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.

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Christine French Beatty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323355269

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 8957

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 4th Edition, helps you acquire the skills to improve the oral health of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Now in full color, this edition contains key updates on Healthy People 2020, the Affordable Care Act, health literacy, access to care, and more. Test-taking strategies, cases, and application exercises, as well as practice quizzes online, provide a wealth of opportunities for classroom and board exam preparation. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in community dental hygiene practice. Trusted editor Christine Beatty draws on decades of teaching, practicing, and writing on community oral health to make this complex content approachable for those new to public health. Chapter on test-taking strategies helps you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Expanded Community cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. Up-to-date information on national initiatives such as Healthy People 2020 and the Surgeon General’s report details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. Dental hygienist mini-profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for a career in public health. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways your can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently. NEW! Content updates include Healthy People 2020 ,health literacy, teledentistry, the Affordable Care Act, oral health workforce models, access to care, interprofessional practice, and more. NEW! Full-color design highlights key concepts within each chapter. NEW! Art program delivers more photos to help drive home key concepts.

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Author: Brad W. Neville,Douglas D. Damm,Angela C. Chi,Carl M. Allen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455770523

Category: Medical

Page: 912

View: 3263

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 4th Edition provides state-of-the-art information on the wide variety of diseases that may affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Over 1,400 radiographs and full-color clinical photos - that's more than any other reference - bring pathologies and conditions to life. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in diagnosis and disease management, plus topics such as hereditary dental anomalies and oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers.

Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Mea A. Weinberg,Cheryl M. Westphal Theile,James Burke Fine

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132559928

Category: Medical

Page: 341

View: 2427

Oral Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive review of the principles of pharmacology and their application to dental hygiene practice. This practical textbook covers many oral manifestations of drugs of which the dental hygiene student should be aware. Quick drug guides, fun facts, and unique rapid dental hints in each chapter help students understand different pharmacologic principles while reinforcing key information. Case studies extensively review the medical conditions, potential drug interactions, and dental management of drug interactions.

Shafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology

Author: Arya Rajendran,B Sivapathasundharam

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131238008

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

View: 9172

The periodic and timely revisions of Shafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology have brought out a treatise, well conceived and written with the aim of updating students all necessary nuances of the specialty. The scope of the present edition is an extension of this goal aimed at understanding the disease processes at more fundamental level, the impetus being those in the maxillofacial region. The book highlights the etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation of oral diseases and focuses on a variety of diseases commonly encountered in clinical practice. Salient Features Extensively revised and updated chapters Temporomandibular Joint Diseases section completely rewritten Physical and Chemical Injuries of the Oral Cavity chapter updated Extensive revision of Dental Caries and Forensic Odontology chapters Advanced information scattered throughout the book in highlighted boxes New to this edition General account on stem cells with particular reference to odontogenic stem cells Histological grading of oral squamous cell carcinoma Genetic basis of oral cancer Adenocarcinoma NOS Reclassification of odontogenic keratocyst into neoplasm Lichenoid reaction Bisphosphonate therapy Hematopoietic stem cell Laboratory findings of SLE Influence of decalcification in tissue processing and additional account on hard tissue processing

Oral Soft Tissue Diseases

Author: J. Robert Newland

Publisher: Lexi-Comp

ISBN: 9781591953265

Category: Medical

Page: 323

View: 3645

Overview Oral Soft Tissue Diseases, 6th Edition, is a visually cued manual designed to support the diagnosis and management of oral soft tissue diseases for busy dental practitioners. Benefits Lesions are organized by diagnostic category and arranged in convenient tabbed sections, providing a user-friendly format. Lesions are also depicted with one or more color photographs that illustrate typical clinical features. Recommendations for patient management, sample prescriptions and monographs for drugs commonly used in treatment are included. Updates to this Edition " Over 100 Lesions - including 23 new images o Cellulitis o Actinomycosis o Cat Scratch Disease o Infectious Mononucleosis o Epidemic Mumps o Sj gren's Syndrome o Parotid Salivary Gland Neoplasms o Lymph Node Metastases o Lymphoma o Odontogenic Cysts and Neoplasms o Bone Cancer (Primary and Metastatic) " More than 280 Color Photographs " Sample Prescription Section " New Section on Swellings of the Face and Neck " Updated Special Topics Section and Indexes o Management of Patients Undergoing Cancer Therapy o Dentin Hypersensitivity, Acid Erosion, High Caries Index o Management of Alveolar Osteitis and Xerostomia o Osteonecrosis of the Jaw o Antibiotic Prophylaxis o HIV Infection and AIDS o Ulcerative, Erosive, and Painful Oral Mucosal Disorders o Normal Blood Values o Suggested Readings o Anatomic Site Index Contents Each of the 10 sections is tabbed for quick access: " White Lesions " Red Lesions " Ulcerated Lesions " Blistering/Sloughing Lesions " Pigmented Lesions " Papillary Lesions " Soft Tissue Enlargement " Swellings of the Face and Neck " Drug Monographs " Special Topics

Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323079631

Category: Medical

Page: 1020

View: 8069

This review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration. It contains a total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation.

Dental Hygiene

Theory and Practice

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh,Saunders

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781455745869

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 1927

Featuring video demonstrations of key dental hygiene skills, Elsevier's Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos provide step-by-step instructions for many basic and advanced dental hygiene procedures. Narrated video along with closed-captioning makes it easy to follow along and learn to perform procedures before you work with actual patients. Video procedures range from patient assessment to periodontal instrumentation, preventive techniques, patient education, laboratory dental materials, care of periodontal and special needs patients, and administration of local anesthesia. Available online, Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos are an ideal supplement to lectures and laboratory demonstrations and a perfect study and preparation tool at home or on the go! A total of 54 procedures are demonstrated step by step, with more than four hours of video showing skills that span the entire dental hygiene curriculum. Core dental hygiene skills include assessment, instrumentation, prevention, patient education, and dental materials, plus additional procedures involving special patient types. Local anesthetic injection videos provide detailed guidelines on this advanced and complex area of dental hygiene, useful for states in which administration by dental hygienists is permitted. Streamlined video instruction bridges the gap between lectures and laboratory demonstrations, boosting your comprehension and better preparing you to care for patients. A blend of video, audio narration, closed-captioning, and printable scripts is ideal for a variety of learning styles and needs. Also available as a money-saving package with Darby and Walsh's textbook, Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition.

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Dental Hygienist's Chairside Pocket Guide

Author: Renee Prajer,Gwen Grosso

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658362

Category: Medical

Page: 244

View: 1879

The perfect chairside reference … in class, clinic, and practice. This unique, pocket-sized guide gives your instant access to commonly used clinical practices and procedures integral to comprehensive patient care. Carry it with you wherever you go for quick reference at a moment’s notice. It’s also perfect for preparing for tests and board exams.

Dental Materials

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Author: Carol Dixon Hatrick,W. Stephan Eakle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455773859

Category: Medical

Page: 370

View: 2679

With Dental Materials: Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists, 3rd Edition, you will learn the most current methods of placing - or assisting in the placement - of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatment. The multidisciplinary author team enhances this edition with new chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances, with new clinical photos throughout. An Evolve website provides new chapter quizzes for classroom and board exam preparation! An emphasis on application shows how dental materials are used in day-to-day clinical practice. Step-by-step procedure boxes list detailed equipment/supplies and instructions on how to perform more than 30 key procedures, with icons indicating specific guidelines or precautions. Chapter review questions help you assess your understanding of the content and prepare for classroom and board examinations. Clinical tips and precautions are provided in summary boxes, focusing on theDo's and Don'ts in clinical practice and patient care. Case-based discussions include scenarios that apply dental materials content to daily practice, encourage critical thinking, and reinforce proper patient education. An Evolve companion website offers practice quizzes, interactive exercises, competency skill worksheets, and vocabulary practice. NEW! Chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances expand and reorganize this material to keep pace with dynamic areas. NEW! Cutting-edge content reflects the latest advances in areas such as nano-glass ionomer cements, dental implants, and fluoride varnishes. NEW! Clinical photographs throughout (more than 550 total) show dental materials being used and applied. NEW online quizzes provide even more practice for test-taking confidence, and include rationales and page references for remediation.