Primary Health Care in the Dental Office, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Ira B. Lamster

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747548

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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This issue of Dental Clinics of North America points the dental profession in the direction of greater coordination with the health care system for chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, obesity, and by promoting smoking cessation and a healthy lifestyle.
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Geriatric Dentistry, An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America,

Author: Lisa A. Thompson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323326064

Category: Medical

Page: 169

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This issue of Dental Clinics, edited by Lisa A. Thompson and Leonard J. Brennan, focuses on Geriatric Dentistry. Articles include: Our Current Geriatric Population: Demographic and Oral Health Care Utilization; Physiology of Aging of Older Adults: Systemic and Oral Health Considerations; Treatment Planning Considerations in Older Adults; Oral Health Disparity in Older Adults: Dental Decay and Tooth Loss; Oral Health Disparities in Older Adults: Oral bacteria, Inflammation and Aspiration Pneumonia; Salivary Function and Xerostomia and the Implications of Polypharmacy in Elderly; Systemic and Oral Health; Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults and Oral Health considerations: Treatment and Management; Integrating Oral Health into the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Curriculum; Innovations in Dental Care Delivery for the Older Adult; and more!
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Regenerative Endodontics, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Sami M.A. Chogle,Harold E. Goodis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574753X

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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Regenerative endodontics is the generation and replacement of diseased, damaged or absent pulp. This issue of Dental Clinics of North America provides a clinical view of regenerative endodontics and its aims, methods and techniques.
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Orofacial Pain, An Issue of Dental Clinics,

Author: Scott S. De Rossi,David Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455756342

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This issue of Dental clinics features expert clinical reviews on Orofacial Pain which includes current information on topics such as Clinical Assessment of the Patient Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, Diagnostic Imaging for Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain, Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, Intraoral Pain Disorders, Myofascial Pain, Articular Disc and Joint Disorders, Cranial Neuralgias, Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Burning Mouth Disorder, Primary Headache Disorders, Persistent Orofacial Pains, and Topical and Systemic medications for Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders.
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Oral Surgery for the General Dentist, An Issue of Dental Clinics

Author: Harry Dym,Orrett Ogle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712442

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Oral Surgery is a central subspecialty of dentistry. This issue of Dental Clinics of North America includes 18 articles covering the most relevant surgical procedures for the general dentist, including Patient Management, Legal Aspects and Risk Reduction for Office Oral Surgery, Update on Endodontic Surgery, Update on Local Anesthesia, Biopsy Techinques, Management of Common Post-Extraction Complications, Pediatric Dentoalveolar Surgery, Medical Assessment of the Surgical Patient, Sinus Lift Procedures, and Review of Antibiotics.
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Sleep Medicine and Dentistry, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Ronald D. Attanasio,Dennis R. Bailey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455743976

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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Sleep Medicine is a relatively new medical specialty that has demonstrated its clear relevance to the practice of many other specialties, and dentistry is no exception. This issue of Dental Clinics of North America includes articles that address aspects of sleep medicine most relevant to the dentist, such as bruxism, breathing disorders, and Insomnia.
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Dental Implants, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Ole Jensen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455749907

Category: Medical

Page: 281

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Cutting edge information for all oral and maxillofacial surgeons on tissue engineering in maxillofacial reconstruction! Topics include innovations in implant design and treatment, esthetic considerations for implant therapy, bone graft augmentation-mandible, bone graft augmentation-maxilla, guided surgery for implant therapy, a practical approach to the use of zygomatic implants, all on four maxilla, orthognathics orthodontics and osseointegration, dental implants in cancer reconstruction, dental implants and the use of BMP-2, craniofacial implants, and much more!
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Evidence-Based Women's Oral Health, An Issue of Dental Clinics,

Author: Leslie R. Halpern,Linda M. Kaste

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455771686

Category: Medical

Page: 233

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This issue of Dental Clinics features expert clinical reviews on Evidence-Based Women's Oral Health which includes current information on topics such as strategic planning for prioritizing oral health gender disparities, oral health gender disparities and systemic health, oral health gender disparities and reproductive health, oral cancer in women, risk assessment and management, tooth loss, dietary behaviors and oral health in women, enamel erosion, violence and abuse, temporomandibular joint disorder, gender differences and the aging and diseased jaw, patient-provider interactions, and pathways to assure evidence-based women’s oral health.
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Treatment of Periodontal Disease, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Frank A. Scannapieco

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700231

Category: Medical

Page: 197

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Articles include: Current Rationale for Treatment of Periodontitis, Effects of Periodontal Treatment on Systemic Health, Non-Surgical Mechanical Treatment Strategies, Use of Lasers to Treat Periodontal Diseases, Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues: Bone Grafts, Implants and Periodontal Patient, Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues: Growth Factors and Bone Morphogenetic Protein, Treatment of Gingival Recession, Non-surgical Chemotherapeutic Treatment Strategies, Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues: Guided, Future Approaches in Periodontal Therapy: Gene Therapy, RNA Interference and Stem Cells, and Restorative Trends for the Periodontal Patient.
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Ambulatory Practice, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practice E-Book

Author: David W. Ramey,Mark R. Baus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455745065

Category: Medical

Page: 274

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The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, important information on ambulatory practice. Topics include challenges of ambulatory practice, equipment considerations, client psychology and expectations, technology and the ambulatory practitioner, ambulatory medicine, ambulatory surgery and surgical referral, lameness in ambulatory practice, foot care and veterinarian/farrier relations, ophthalmology in ambulatory practice, reproduction in ambulatory practice, dermatology in ambulatory practice, wound care, wellness care, purchase exams and much more!
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Clinical Veterinary Dentistry, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice,

Author: Steven E. Holmstrom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455773794

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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Current, important information on clinical veterinary dentistry for all small animal practitioners! This issue will present articles on standards of care, therapeutic decision making, oral and dental imaging equipment and techniques, radiographic imaging, oral inflammation, exodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, surgical equipment for oral surgery, laser and electro/radiosurgery in the oral cavity, anesthesia and pain management, and more!
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Complications in Implant Dentistry, An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America,

Author: Mohanad Al-Sabbagh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032334190X

Category: Medical

Page: 273

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With implant dentistry comes potential complications. This issue is devoted uncovering and treating these complications. Articles will include: Use of CBCT to detect early implant failure, Neurosensory disturbance after dental implants, Peri-implantitis, Risk factors for implant failure, Complications after implant placement, Complications of sinus lift for implant placement, Complications of implant retained prosthesis, Esthetic failure, Prosthetic failure, Implant failure after immediate placement, Biologic markers in failing implant, and more.
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Evidence-based Pediatric Dentistry, An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America, E-Book

Author: Donald L. Chi

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323531296

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This issue of Dental Clinics of North America focuses on Evidence-based Pediatric Dentistry, and is edited by Dr. Donald Chi. Articles will include: Prenatal maternal factors, intergenerational transmission of disease, and child oral health outcomes; Evidence-based Medicaid policies and research use; Social determinants of children’s oral health; Pediatric behavioral oral health interventions; Pediatric social oral health interventions; Pediatric workforce issues; Pediatric-focused interprofessional interventions; Acculturation and pediatric minority oral health interventions; Interventions focusing on children with special health care needs; Genetics and pediatric dental caries; Oral health interventions during pregnancy; Topical fluoride hesitancy, and more!
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Sjogren's Syndrome, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics,

Author: Michael T Brennan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323266738

Category: Medical

Page: 403

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Editor Michael Brennan highlights important areas in Sjögren’s Syndrome for all oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Topics include diagnosis and the ACR classification criteria, epidemiology and pathophysiology, salivary gland dysfunction and xerostomia, salivary gland disease: sialadenitis to lymphoma, extraglandular manifesations, oral complications, management of xerostomia, parotidectomy in Sjögren’s Syndrome, support network for Sjögren’s Syndrome patients, and much more!
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Immunizations, An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice - E-Book

Author: Marc Altshuler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709506

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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This issue covers important topics to any primary care physician such as: Immunology for the primary care physician, Routine pediatric immunization, special cases in pediatrics, Routine adult immunization, special cases in adult vaccination, Foreign born individuals, Travel medicine, Immunoglobulins, Pandemic illness/flu , Future vaccine development, clinical trials, immunization and cancer prevention/treatment, Ethics of vaccination refusal, Vaccine administration: Rules and regulations, and Keeping current with vaccine recommendations
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Dentistry, Dental Practice, and the Community - E-Book

Author: Brian A. Burt,Steven A. Eklund

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437725619

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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This great resource presents dentistry and dental practice against the ever-changing backdrop of economic, technological, and demographic trends, as well as the distribution of the oral diseases that dental professionals treat and prevent. The text is logically divided into five parts. Dentistry and the Community deals with the development of the dental and dental hygiene professions, demographics of the public, its use of dental services, and the professional role. Dental Practice covers the structure and financing of dental care, the personnel involved in providing that care, and the emerging field of evidence-based dentistry. The Methods of Oral Epidemiology provides a comprehensive assessment of the epidemiology of oral diseases and the determinants of their distribution in society. The Distribution of Oral Diseases and Conditions gives a detailed presentation of how the common oral diseases are distributed in the community. Prevention of Oral Diseases in Public Health discusses methods of preventing oral diseases in dental practice and through public health action. Thorough explanations of how to read dental literature help readers understand how to draw their own conclusions from the latest studies. Coverage presents a number of complex problems facing practitioners today regarding access to dental care, and discusses how to solve them by working with public authorities and insurers. Comprehensive coverage of oral disease distribution helps readers to understand trends and risks they will encounter in the field. Material on prevention and control of oral diseases provides important information that all dental practitioners should have. Research designs used in oral epidemology assess the pros and cons of dental indexes available, allowing readers to gain an understanding of the complexities of disease measurement and research. Detailed content on providing dental care to the American public presents a unique opportunity to learn the system of dental care delivery. State-of-the-art coverage of mercury issues offer a balanced view of issues like toxicity, potential hazards, review of evidence, and politics. Ethical guidelines provide a discussion of how ethical principles have evolved over time and the precipitating events that pushed ethical practice into the forefront of health care. Information on the development of dental professions gives readers insight into how these professions originated and their current state. · Content addresses evidence-based dentistry, and how it can and should become part of the everyday clinical life of the practitioner, since staying current is vital to providing excellent patient care. · Discussions of infection control procedures and the impact of HIV and Hepatitis B incorporate new, updated guidelines in dental health care settings released in 2003.
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Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Theory and Practice

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770445X

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

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Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research. Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation. Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care. Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas. Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving. Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy. Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review. A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas. New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences. New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control. Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference. New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design. Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format. Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.
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Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291066

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

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Your one-stop review for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 7th Edition is the most trusted review and study tool on the market. A total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation -- make this book stand out as a student favorite. Already known for its in-depth coverage, an easy-to-use outline format, and expert authorship, this review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration. Expert author Michele Darby provides the NBDHE review tool you cannot afford to be without! A comprehensive review includes all the necessary content for the NBDHE, with 2,500 review questions including four simulated exams. A logical organization covers the three main areas of the NBDHE: (1) the scientific basis for dental hygiene practice, (2) the provision of clinical dental hygiene services, and (3) community health and research principles. NBDHE-style review questions offer practice and self-assessment relating to key content. A new 350-question examination complete with Components A and B mimics the format of the NBDHE and is included in the back of the book and on the companion Evolve website; it provides answers, rationales, and a timer function. Three additional timed simulated practice examinations are provided on the companion website for additional test-taking experience. Case-based questions prepare you for the case studies and scenarios emphasized on the NBDHE. An outline format allows for easy review and study. Illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs help in recognizing suspected pathologic processes and interpreting radiographs. Tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures. Unique! Website tables in each chapter provide a quick reference to key sites for further research and study. Expert authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners, each of whom has an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. 1,450 NEW practice questions are added to this edition for a more complete review. Updated content reflects changes and advances in areas such as infection control, pharmacology, digital imaging, and local anesthesia administration. Expanded case studies promote critical thinking and provide practice with the complex cases that make up Component B of the examination. NEW full-color photographs, illustrations, and radiographs accurately represent dental conditions. Labeling and identification exercises are included, with electronic flashcards for added vocabulary practice.
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Alveolar Bone Grafting Techniques in Dental Implant Preparation, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics - E-Book

Author: Peter Waite

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700495

Category: Medical

Page: 156

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The latest in bone grafting for dental implant preparation! Articles include general principles of bone grafting, genetic and transcriptional control of bone formation, bone graft harvesting from distant sites, bone graft harvesting from regional sites, osteoperiosteal flaps and local osteotomies, allogeneic bone, titanium mesh in alveolar bone grafting, alveolar distraction osteogenesis, soft tissue considerations and gingival grafting, dental implants following reconstruction with free tissue transfer, and more!
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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075940

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.
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