Dental Hygiene, Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

Dental Hygiene

3rd Edition Theory and Practice

By Michele Leonardi Darby, BSDH, MS, G.W. Hirschfield School of Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA; Eminent Scholar and Graduate Program Director; and Margaret Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD, Department of Public Health & Hygiene, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


Darby and Walsh: Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, Third Edition
Table of Contents


SECTION I: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS

1. The Dental Hygiene Profession

2. Human Needs Theory and Dental Hygiene Care

3. Health and Health Promotion

4. Communication and Behavioral Change Theories

5. Cross-Cultural Practice


SECTION II: PREPARATION FOR THE CLIENT APPOINTMENT

6. The Dental Hygiene Care Environment

7. Infection Control

8. Medical Emergencies

9. Ergonomics


SECTION III: ASSESSMENTS

10. Personal, Dental, and Health Histories

11. Vital Signs

12. Pharmacologic History

13. Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment

14. Assessment of the Dentition

15. Oral Hygiene Assessment: Soft and Hard Deposits

16. Dental Caries Management by Risk Assessment

17. Periodontal and Risk Assessment

18. Impact of Periodontal Infections on Systemic Health


SECTION IV: DENTAL HYGIENE DIAGNOSIS, CARE PLAN AND EVALUATION

19. Dental Hygiene Diagnosis

20. Dental Hygiene Care Plan and Evaluation


SECTION V: IMPLEMENTATION

21. Toothbrushing

22. Mechanical Oral Biofilm Control: Interdental and Supplemental Self-Care Devices

23. Dentifrices

24. Hand-Activated Instruments

25. Ultrasonic and Sonic Instrumentation

26. Root Morphology and Instrumentation Implications

27. Management of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

28. Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

29. Chemotherapy for the Control of Periodontal Diseases

30. Acute Gingival and Periodontal Conditions, Lesions of Endodontic Origin, and Avulsed Teeth

31. Caries Management: Fluorides, Chlorhexidine, Xylitol, and Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Therapies

32. Pit and Fissure Sealants

33. Nutritional Counseling

34. Tobacco Cessation

35. Impressions, Study Casts, and Oral Stents

36. Restorative Therapy


SECTION VI: PAIN AND ANXIETY CONTROL

37. Behavioral Management of Dental Fear and Anxiety

38. Dentinal Hypersensitivity Management

39. Local Anesthesia

40. Nitrous Oxide?Oxygen Analgesia


SECTION VII: INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

41. Persons with Disabilities

42. Cardiovascular Disease

43. Persons with Diabetes Mellitus

44. Oral Care of Persons with Cancer

45. Persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

46. Persons with Neurologic and Sensory Deficits

47. Persons with Autoimmune Diseases

48. Renal Disease and Organ Transplantation

49. Respiratory Diseases

50. Intellectual and Developmentally Challenged Persons

51. Alcohol and Substance Abuse

52. Eating Disorders

53. Women's Health and the Health of Their Children

54. The Older Adult

55. Persons with Fixed and Removable Dentures

56. Orofacial Clefts and Fractured Jaw
57. Dental Implant Maintenance

58. Persons with Orthodontic Appliances

59. Abuse and Neglect


SECTION VIII: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

60. Practice Management

61. Career Planning and Professional Development

62. Legal and Ethical Decision Making