Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist

3rd Edition

By Kathy Voigt Geurink, RDH, MA, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dental Hygiene, School of Health Professions, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

1. People's Health

2. Careers in Public Health for the Dental Hygienist

3. Assessment in the Community

4. Measuring Progress in Oral Health

5. Population Oral Health

6. Oral Health Programs in the Community

7. Research

8. Health Promotion and Health Communication

9. Social Responsibility

10. Cultural Competency

11. Service-Learning

12. Planning a Student Oral Health Community Project

13. Test Taking Strategies and Community Cases

Appendix A Website/Community Resource List

Appendix B Dental Hygiene Competencies

Appendix C Community Partnerships for Oral Health

Appendix D Resources for Community Health Assessment

Appendix E Selected Oral Conditions and Factors Influencing Oral Health That Can Be Assessed in Oral Health Surveys