Basic Guide to Dental Procedures

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Author: Carole Hollins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118924576

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Basic Guide to Dental Procedures, Second Edition provides an essential introduction to the core preventative and restorative treatments routinely carried out in the modern dental practice. Written as a guide for the whole dental team, ‘before and after’ colour photographs enable the reader to understand and explain the procedures to their patient with confidence. Each section is clearly structured to cover the reasoning behind the treatment described, the relevant dental background, the basics of how each procedure is carried out and any necessary aftercare information. Key features include: Colour photographs throughout combined with concise text to highlight the crucial points of each procedure Suitable for the whole dental team, from office support staff to the dentist explaining procedures to a patient Thoroughly updated and revised in line with the substantial changes to the role and professional obligations of the dental nurse, including a new chapter detailing extended duties The new images of tray set-ups means it is an ideal companion for trainee dental nurses studying for the NEBDN OSCE exam

Basic Guide to Dental Instruments

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Author: Carmen Scheller-Sheridan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118713575

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Basic Guide to Dental Instruments provides a working inventory of dental instrumentation in common use in dental surgeries. A clear photograph of each instrument is included, and described according to name, usage, any relevant features and varieties. Each section is dedicated to a specific discipline or division of dentistry. Complete set-ups have been included at the end of most sections for various procedures. The coverage reflects instrumentation and accessory items used in general dental practice, routine hospital dental procedures and selected specialist settings. The author adopts a flexible approach which recognises that some instruments are multi-functional, and their names and usage can vary across dental surgeries. This approach, coupled with the range of instruments covered, makes the book an ideal 'portable' resource across general practice, hospital and a range of specialist settings. The book also highlights instruments which can be easily confused. In addition to detailing the classic sets of dental instruments, the importance of instrument care and sterilisation regimes is acknowledged. This second edition contains an expanded chapter on instruments used in conjunction with dental implants, and illustrations have been updated throughout. FEATURES Best-selling title Brand new chapter on instruments used in dental implantology Expanded chapter on dental burs Illustrations revised throughout

Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice

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Author: Philip Jevon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118688813

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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The Basic Guide to Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice is a must-have book for all dental care professionals and general dentists. Written in a clear and accessible style, this second edition has been fully revised and updated in line with the latest guidelines. Chapters cover such key topics as the ABCDE approach to patient assessment, resuscitation equipment, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, and legal and ethical issues. Readers will also find two brand new chapters on the principles of first aid, and drugs for medical emergencies. Follows Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines Companion website with self-assessment exercises, serving as revision as well as non-verifiable CPD credit Over 50% new images Student friendly colourful layout with learning outcomes

Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry

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Author: Caroline L. Pankhurst,Wilson A. Coulter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119164958

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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A practical step-by-step guide for all members of the dental team Thoroughly updated, this new edition ensures all members of the dental team are up to speed on the practical aspects of infection prevention and control. It provides step-by-step guidance on the safe running of a dental practice, clear and concise explanations of the key issues and concepts, an overview of the evidence base, and coverage of legal and regulatory issues about which all staff members need to be aware. With more colour photographs and illustrations than the first edition, it also includes appendices full of useful practical and clinical information, and a companion website offering helpful instructional videos and self-assessment questions. Key topics include communicable diseases, occupational health and immunization, sharp safe working, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, disinfection of dental instruments, surface decontamination, dental unit waterlines, clinical waste management, and pathological specimen handling. An indispensable working resource for the busy dental practice, Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry, 2nd Edition is also an excellent primer for dental students.

Basic Guide to Dental Radiography

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Author: Tim Reynolds

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118916271

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Basic Guide to Dental Radiography provides an essential introduction to radiography in the dental practice. Illustrated throughout, this guide outlines and explains each topic in a clear and accessible style. Comprehensive coverage includes general physics, principles of image formation, digital image recording, equipment, biological effects of x-rays and legislation Suitable for the whole dental team Illustrated in full colour throughout Ideal for those completing mandatory CPD in radiography Useful study guide for the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography, the National Certificate in Radiography or the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Author: Nicola Rogers,Cinzia Pickett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118925076

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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An illustrated guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery, written by dental nurses for dental nurses Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will help you understand the role of the dental nurse in oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. Written in a highly accessible style, comprehensive coverage includes anatomy of the head and neck, pain and anxiety control, assessment clinics, equipment selection, extractions, soft tissue lesions, and trauma and more complex procedures. Key features include: Learning outcomes at the start of each chapter, and full-colour photographs and line drawings throughout An overview of the maxillofacial team, the referral process and the legal aspects of maxillofacial procedures Clear explanations of the various duties performed by dental nurses during oral and maxillofacial surgery Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is suitable for dental nurses working in practice or specialist maxillofacial units, and is also ideal for student dental nurses working towards the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Basic Guide to Dental Materials

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Author: Carmen Scheller-Sheridan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118708318

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The 'Basic Guide to Dental Materials' is the essential guide to dental materials for all members of the dental team. Information is provided in a clear and concise manner, breaking the topic of dental materials down to the core basics.

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

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Author: Fiona Grist

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444348272

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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The Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a must-have introduction for those seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible format, with colour illustration throughout, the book is a guide for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics. It is designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing. Chapters cover such key topics as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding, and retention. There are also sections on care prior to treatment, including the requirements for a first appointment, and there is helpful guidance on maintaining motivation – particularly for young patients and their parents. Published in a compact format for portability and easy reference, this is a valuable addition to the Basic Guides series.

Holistic Dental Care

The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums

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Author: Nadine Artemis

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583947213

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 152

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A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.

Business Basics for Dentists

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Author: David O. Willis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118581660

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Dr. David Willis combines his experience as a practicing dentist, educator, MBA, and certified financial planner in this breakthrough text about managing a dental business. Rather than a checklist of steps for success, Business Basics for Dentists describes business, economic, marketing, and management principles and explains how to apply them to the dental practice. Dental students and new practitioners will learn how to use the core strategic and operational business philosophies to develop an effective dental practice. He provides the essential elements of a business course--management principles, economics, business finance, and financial analysis--without bogged down in too much detail. These are then related specifically to various aspects of running and managing a dental practice, including office communications, billing, inventory, and marketing the practice. All aspects of practice transition are approached: career opportunities, buying a practice, starting a new practice, multi-practitioner arrangements, practice valuation, and planning and developing a practice. Last, Willis included personal financial planning to ensure that the dentist is also planning for his own finances and retirement beyond the bounds of the practice.

Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing

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Author: Mary Miller,Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702062375

Category: Dental assistants

Page: 464

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Richly illustrated in stunning full colour throughout, this new volume builds on the success of the previous edition and covers everything you need to know to get through your exams safely with the minimum of stress. Prepared in a 'no nonsense', easy-to-read fashion, Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing, second edition, covers the A-Z of the latest curriculum and contains an array of helpful 'pull out' boxes and other learning features to help you recall key facts. Fully updated with the latest information on legislation and professional practice - including the appropriate use of Social Media - this volume includes updated and new information on anatomy, charting, drug allergy, governance and care of minority and vulnerable groups. Prepared by leading authorities in the field, Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing, second edition is ideal for candidates sitting NEBDN exams, as well as serving as a ready reference for fully qualified dental nurses and therapists in the hospital, community or general practice setting.

Dental Sleep Medicine Basics

The Clinical Guide to Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Author: Dds Mark Collins

Publisher: Mill City Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781545605028

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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Advance your dental practice by tapping into the booming field of oral appliances for the treatment of sleep apnea. Dental Sleep Medicine Basics is the first and only book teaching the step by step clinical aspects of Dental Sleep Medicine. This book highlights the background of sleep apnea and the role of a dentist in treating it. It is organized in the step by step fashion that facilitates efficiency and thoroughness allowing a dentist to not only help patients with sleep apnea, but also get paid for it. The use of illustrations and descriptions will help to understand each step. Mark Collins DDS, DABDSM a seasoned dentist in dental sleep medicine presents the clinical guide to treat obstructive sleep apnea, including: Background on sleep apnea and current treatments available How to screen patients for obstructive sleep apnea The thorough and proper comprehensive examination An understanding of appliance choices Proper bite and appliance impressions Potential complications and corrections Templates and sample forms for your practice Guidance on medical billing, including Medicare Sleep apnea plagues millions of Americans, keeping them and their families from getting adequate rest, often for years (even decades) at a time. With only a few viable treatments available, most sleep apnea sufferers feel they have little recourse. Where surgery and apnea masks fail, dental sleep medicine and oral appliances may succeed. Containing illustrative pictures and thorough explanations, Dental Sleep Medicine Basics is a step-by-step guide to help get your clinical treatment of the disorder off the ground and start treating the millions of sufferers who need your help today. This is a comprehensive clinical guide with everything you need to treat obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Mark Collins DDS, DABDSM a private practice dentist that has taught hundreds of dentists dental sleep medicine, published articles on dental sleep medicine, served on the credentialing committee with the AADSM, was the first facility accredited by the AADSM in the state of Arizona, and designed dental sleep management software.

Your Essential Guide to Dental School Admissions

30 Successful Application Essays and Collective Wisdom from Young Dentists

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Author: Helen Yang

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781985316188

Category:

Page: 156

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A GUIDE FOR PRE-DENTS, WRITTEN BY DENTISTSEach year, more than 11,000 aspiring pre-dents apply for admission to US dental schools. It is no longer enough to get above-average grades and DAT scores. How do you stand out and make a compelling case for why YOU should be accepted over someone else with a similar profile? This book, the first of its kind, contains the collective wisdom of young dentists nationwide who got into their dream schools. It includes 30 outstanding personal statements published for the first time, with commentary on what makes them compelling. We hope this book will inspire and guide you to success! Table of Contents: i) Contributors ii) Preface iii) Part I: Chapter 1: Assemble an Outstanding Application Chapter 2: Write a Winning Personal Statement Chapter 3: Ace the Interviews Chapter 4: Map Your Road to Dental School iv) Part II: 30 Personal Statements

Handbook for Dental Nurses

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Author: Jane Bonehill,Clare Roberts,Diana Wincott

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405128038

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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The Handbook for Dental Nurses is a practical, easy to understand, quick reference guide to clinical practice. The focus is on checklists, helpful hints and practical information with full colour photographs and diagrams to illustrate good practice in all aspects of dental nursing. The book is aimed principally at dental nurses in practice, especially those who are newly qualified or returning to work. Student dental nurses will find this a valuable guide to the clinical environment. In all, an excellent ready reference for every dental surgery.

Essential Dental Therapeutics

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Author: David Wray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119057426

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Essential Dental Therapeutics is a practical guide to drugs and their effects on dental care. Covering both medical and dental prescribing, all major categories of prescription drugs, their possible side effects, and potential drug interactions are discussed. The medical section is succinct and easily understandable, providing busy dentists with the information they need about medical conditions and the drugs used to treat them. The dental section offers practical, straightforward information that is relevant to everyday dental prescribing. All clinical contributing authors are medically and dentally trained, and both strands are fully integrated throughout the text. Readers can test their knowledge by using the key topics and learning objectives at the start of each chapter, and by accessing the companion website featuring self-assessment questions. Essential Dental Therapeutics is a practical reference for dental students and practitioners, ensuring they are safe and informed in everyday practice.

Lasers in Dentistry

Guide for Clinical Practice

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Author: Patricia M. Freitas,Alyne Sim?es

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118275047

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Lasers have become an increasingly useful tool in conventional dental practice. Their precision and less invasive quality make them an attractive technology in esthetic and pediatric dentistry, oral medicine, and a range of other dental procedures. Lasers in Dentistry: Guide for Clinical Practice is a comprehensive, yet concise and easy-to-use guide to integrating lasers into conventional clinical practice. The book begins by providing the reader a thorough understanding of how lasers work and their varied effects on oral tissues. Subsequent chapters are organized by procedure type, illustrating common clinical techniques with step-by-step illustrations and case examples. In addition, each chapter provides an overview of the latest research for use in clinical practice. More comprehensive than at atlas yet practical and clinically oriented in its approach, Lasers in Dentistry is an essential tool for practitioners and students looking to broader their skill set in laser dentistry.

Pre-Clinical Dental Skills at a Glance

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Author: James Field

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118766652

Category: Medical

Page: 80

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Pre-Clinical Dental Skills at a Glance provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the basic operative skills and core clinical skills required of those about to embark on dental clinical training. It serves as the perfect illustrated introduction for pre-clinical students and a handy revision guide for subsequent undergraduate and postgraduate stages. Following the familiar, easy-to-use At a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with text accompanied by clear colour diagrams and clinical photographs to support conceptual understanding. Pre-Clinical Dental Skills at a Glance is a valuable resource for students studying dentistry, dental hygiene, dental therapy or dental nursing, as well as skills-based assessments such as the Overseas Registration Exam or the Licence in Dental Surgery. Key features include: An illustrated introduction to the dental clinical environment, basic operative skills and core clinical skills Key concepts are explained and superbly illustrated enabling you to visualise the intended clinical endpoint Core clinical skills covered include controlling cross-infection, giving and receiving effective feedback, history taking and communication skills A companion website with self-assessment questions for students and teaching notes for instructors