This text teaches dental hygiene students the essential information they need to visually examine and recognize oral disease in practice. The General Pathology section covers the major determinants of disease and the body systems as they are covered when taking a patient's medical history. The Oral Pathology section is organized according to characteristics of lesions, so students learn to recognize lesions by appearance and differentiate between similar lesions. More than 400 detailed photographs and illustrations help students identify lesions. Clinical examples and case studies are included. Distinctive clinical features of lesions are accompanied by lists of associated diseases.
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.
The new edition of this text focuses on topics that directly concern dental hygiene practice. It provides the understanding of oral pathology that hygienists need today. Both authors are well-known and respected in the field. Their extensive clinical and teaching experience has produced a readable, superbly illustrated introduction to oral pathology.
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.
This new and thoroughly revised edition of Cawson's Essentials of Dental Surgery and Pathology has been restructured to follow the modern teaching focus on oral pathology and oral medicine. Extraneous material has been dropped and the needs of today's student are addressed. Readers will find fully updated coverage throughout, particularly on AIDS, molecular biology, alleged mercury hazards, tumors, and management.