Handbook for Dental Hygienists, 4th Edition

Handbook for Dental Hygienists

4th Edition

By W. J. N. Collins, MSc, BDS, FRSRCPS(Glas), Chief Dental Officer (Retired), Northern Ireland; Formerly Director, Schools of Dental Hygiene, Glasgow Dental Hospital and Royal Army Dental Corps, UK; Trevor F. Walsh, DDS, BDS, MSc, FDSRCS(Eng), Professor of Restorative Dentistry, The University of Sheffield, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK; and Keith H. Figures, MDS, BDS, FDSRCS(Edin), Director, School of Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK


Forewords; Preface; The training and employment of dental hygienists; General histology; Systems of the body; Regional anatomy; Tooth morphology; Oral histology and physiology; Microbiology, cross-infection and immunity; General pathology; Plaque, calculus and stains; Dental caries; Inflammatory periodontal diseases; Epidemiology of dental diseases; Oral medicine; Abnormalities of the teeth; Dentine sensitivity; Emergencies in the dental surgery; Patients with special needs; Instrument care and use; Rubber dam application; Prevention of dental diseases; Dental radiography; Local analgesia and pharmacology; Oral health education.