The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - E-Book

Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 523

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 4th Edition, is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for both practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students alike. Written by an author team with experience in both disciplines, this full-color text offers a balanced and comprehensive view of how nutrition affects dental health. In addition to basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, coverage also includes current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets, bottled water versus tap water, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the new (ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system. A new chapter on biochemistry expands coverage of a topic that is addressed on the dental hygiene board exam. No other nutritional guide in dental hygiene offers so much! NEW! Biochemistry chapter provides foundational concepts that support content throughout the book and also address coverage on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). NEW! Updated coverage includes new content on fluoride, vitamin D, calcium, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the new ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system, and the latest research in this dynamic field. NEW! Full-color photographs and illustrations showcase current federal guidelines and exemplify the types of foods that supply various macro- and micronutrients. NEW! Practice quizzes allow you to test your comprehension along with instant feedback and remediation to address strengths and weaknesses. NEW information on relevant cultural issues, such as: Pros and cons of popular high-protein diets Vitamin D deficiency in the United States Vitamin/mineral supplements Information on bottled water, energy drinks, and sports drinks UPDATED content addresses the newly released MyPyramid dietary guidelines! FULL-COLOR design better illustrates concepts, especially the effects vitamin deficiency can have on the oral cavity.

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care

Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 540

View: 861

The only nutritional guide designed specifically for dental hygienists, this practical text covers the basics of nutrition, then goes beyond to examine current, relevant topics specific to different life stages and states of health. Users will learn how to assess clients' eating habits, and teach them how proper nutrition can improve both oral health and overall fitness. Case studies are used throughout to demonstrate how concepts can be applied to specific client situations. Key Terms and a true/false Test Your NQ pre-test begin each chapter. Learning Objectives explain what students should learn from each chapter. Vitamin and mineral information is organized logically, by oral effects on soft tissues or structural tissues. Dental Hygiene Considerations boxes list quick facts that can affect the client's care. Health Application boxes cover a nutritional issue relevant to each chapter (e.g., diabetes mellitus, obesity, and hypertension). Case Application boxes use example case studies to walk students through assessing, evaluating, and treating specific clinical situations. Student Readiness sections offer short answer questions, activities, and new case studies. More full-color photographs are added, helping you to identify and assess oral problems. Chapter on oral health for the elderly discusses the effects of nutrition and eating habits on this population. Coverage of high-protein/low-carbohydrate diets shows how they affect oral health. Food guide pyramids describe the optimal nutritional levels for children, the elderly, and various ethnic groups. Body Mass Index chart in the appendix shows healthy weight ranges, useful in determining health risks associated with weight. Glossary defines all key terms, along with the chapter in which they first appeared.

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care

Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 441

View: 927

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 4th Edition, is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for both practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students alike. Written by an author team with experience in both disciplines, this full-color text offers a balanced and comprehensive view of how nutrition affects dental health. In addition to basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, coverage also includes current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets, bottled water versus tap water, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the new (ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system. A new chapter on biochemistry expands coverage of a topic that is addressed on the dental hygiene board exam. No other nutritional guide in dental hygiene offers so much! NEW! Biochemistry chapter provides foundational concepts that support content throughout the book and also address coverage on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). NEW! Updated coverage includes new content on fluoride, vitamin D, calcium, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the new ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system, and the latest research in this dynamic field. NEW! Full-color photographs and illustrations showcase current federal guidelines and exemplify the types of foods that supply various macro- and micronutrients. NEW! Practice quizzes allow you to test your comprehension along with instant feedback and remediation to address strengths and weaknesses.

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

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 566

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.

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - Binder Ready

Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page:

View: 995

Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, you can personalize the text to match your unique study needs! Learn how to apply nutritional principles to promote optimal patient care! The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 5th Edition explains how teaching proper nutrition can improve your clients' oral and systemic health. Case studies and clear, full-color photos and illustrations provide a basis for assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of patients. In addition, a solid foundation in nutrition prepares you for the subject's increased emphasis on the NBDHE examination. Written by an interdisciplinary author team with expertise in nutrition and dental hygiene, this book was the first nutritional guide designed specifically for dental hygienists! UNIQUE! Biochemistry chapter covers the essential concepts tested on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). UNIQUE! Coverage of vitamins and minerals is based on the oral effects of micronutrients. Clinically relevant applications to dental hygiene include a focus on patient education and dental hygiene considerations in each chapter. Case studies and Health Applications demonstrate how nutrition concepts can be applied to specific patient situations. Learning features include pretests and key terms highlighted in each chapter, with definitions in the glossary. Practice quizzes online allow you to test your comprehension, and include feedback and remediation for incorrect answers. NEW! Updated content addresses interdisciplinary practice and the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act, with expanded coverage of older adults, vitamin D, and nutrigenomics. NEW! Coverage of the latest federal nutrition standards includes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the Nutrition Facts label, and more. NEW! Updated full-color illustrations include additional clinical photos as well as food-source photos in the micronutrient chapters.

Darby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene

Author: Christine M Blue

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 800

View: 868

Comprehensive, full-color, and completely one-of-a-kind! If you’re looking for an all-inclusive review to help you pass the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on the first try, then look no further than Darby’s Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 8th Edition. Written by a team of expert authors, this "go-to" review tool includes everything you need to fully prepare for the NBDHE — including 1,100 chapter review questions; four computerized practice exams to simulate the NBDHE test-taking experience; case studies throughout; an outline-style review of all the topics covered on the exam; and more. It’s the one-stop NBDHE review tool you can’t afford to be without! Comprehensive coverage offers an all-inclusive review for the NBDHE and is supplemented with 2,500 practice questions, including four simulated exams. Expert editor and chapter authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners in their specific areas who have an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. Outline format visually organizes the content and presents information in summary style for easy review and study. Full-color format features content that is liberally supplemented with illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs to enhance understanding. Case presentations throughout help prepare users for Component B of the board examination. NEW! Revised chapter content reflects the latest research and changes in infection control, nutrition guidelines, evidence-based care, periodontal therapy, pain management, and more. NEW! Revised art program features new clinical images that accompany content updates and case presentations. NEW! Review questions – 50 per chapter – end each content review. Answers and rationales are included for each. NEW! Four all-new online simulated exams provide opportunities for authentic test-day experience. Study and exam modes, question rationales, mapping to NBDHE categories, and timer functionality help build confidence and content mastery.

Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - E-Book

Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 580

Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.

Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - Revised Reprint

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 684

Help students become Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) or pass their local and state exams with this Revised Reprint of our best-selling test-preparation resource. Now mapped to the 2015 CDA exam blueprint, this revised edition features more than five times the practice of the CDA exam with a total of 1,825 multiple-choice questions that cover all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. A companion website includes a database of exam questions and custom test generator with time-clock functionality, plus new questions that correspond to expanded functions in certain states to give students realistic practice for any certification exam. Help students become Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) or pass their local and state exams with this Revised Reprint of our best-selling test-preparation resource. Now mapped to the 2015 CDA exam blueprint, this revised edition features more than five times the practice of the CDA exam with a total of 1,825 multiple-choice questions that cover all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. A companion website includes a database of exam questions and custom test generator with time-clock functionality, plus new questions that correspond to expanded functions in certain states to give students realistic practice for any certification exam. NEW! Fully revised to map to the 2015 CDA exam blueprint NEW! Now with more than five times the practice of the CDA exam, nearly 850 new questions give you more opportunities master content and gain test-taking confidence. NEW & UNIQUE! An additional 150 questions that correspond to existing and new expanded functions in certain states ensure that you are prepared for exam success in any state you wish to practice. NEW & UNIQUE! Companion website includes a database of exam questions and a custom test generator to mimic the CDA exam, along with the expanded functions questions grouped by state and topic to give you real-world test-taking experience.

Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN:

Category: Dental care

Page: 1174

View: 330

This excellent resource provides a substantial theoretical and clinical foundation for making assessments and dental hygiene diagnoses; planning dental hygiene care and interventions; and evaluating the effects of care on clients' oral health. Covers the prevention of disease transmission, root morphology, dental hygiene care for individuals with special needs and more. Provides guidance with regard to computer applications, leadership and management, legal and ethical decision making, and research, preparing readers for new technology and new levels of accountability.