- Esther M. Wilkins BS, RDH, DMD, Clinical Professor, Department of Periodontology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA
Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist is the cornerstone text in almost every dental hygiene education program. Written by one of the preeminent voices in dental hygiene education, this text provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and skills for successful practice as a dental hygienist. This comprehensive book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference.
Following the standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice, as set forth by the American Dental Hygienists Association, this eleventh edition has been revised to cover new technology as well as additional core concepts in the field, such as culturally sensitive communication and evidence-based practice. In addition, this new edition brings more focus on documentation as part of the dental hygiene profession.
-NEW: Chapter 2, Evidence-Based Dental Hygiene Practice, added
–NEW: Chapter 3, Culturally Effective Communication, added
–Up-to-date information ensures students and practitioners are current in their dental hygiene practice
–Full-color artwork and photographs
–Case-based exercises provide practical guidance
–Text boxes, including Key Word, Procedure, Everyday Ethics, and Factors to Teach the Patient, reinforce covered concepts
- Hardcover: 1264 pages
- Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Eleventh, North American Edition edition (January 30, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1608317188
- ISBN-13: 978-1608317189
- Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.6 x 1.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 5.9 pounds
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