Welcome to the brand-new edition of the original, best-selling book for all students studying for their dental nurse qualification. The 11 th edition of Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses gives you the same great comprehensive coverage of everything a dental nurse needs to know, and also offers for the first time: A new look and feel, packed with illustrations and diagrams to make visual learning easy Key Learning Points in every chapter help you master essential information An accompanying website designed to help you test your knowledge with self-assessment exercises, case-studies and downloadable images Fully in line with the most recent developments in dental nursing practice and education, Levison's Textbook of Dental Nursing is the only dental nursing book written specifically to cater to the new NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing. Written by Carole Hollins, the Chair of the new National Examining Board for Dental Nurses, the new edition of Levison's classic textbook will be the only companion you need to get you through to qualification as a successful and accomplished dental nurse.
About the Author Carole Hollins is a dental practitioner and member of the British Dental Association. She is a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners and a former presiding examiner for the NEBDN. She was a previous Chairman of both the National Certificate Committee and the Qualifications Council. Carole Hollins is the author of NVQs for Dental Nurses, Questions and Answers for Dental Nurses and Basic Guide to Dental Procedures
Introduction to the Eleventh Edition vi Introduction to the First Edition viii Acknowledgements ix Abbreviations x How to use your Textbook and Companion Website xiii Copyright Information xv Chapter 1: Structure of the Dental Profession 1 Chapter 2: The Dental Nurse 9 Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Issues 30 Chapter 4: Health and Safety in the Dental Workplace 74 Chapter 5: General Anatomy and Physiology 123 Chapter 6: Medical Emergencies 155 Chapter 7: Microbiology and Pathology 181 Chapter 8: Infection Control and Cleanliness 197 Chapter 9: Head and Neck Anatomy and Physiology 229 Chapter 10: Oral Anatomy and Physiology 248 Chapter 11: Oral Disease 274 Chapter 12: Oral Health Assessment and Diagnosis 307 Chapter 13: Oral Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 352 Chapter 14: Pain and Anxiety Control 386 Chapter 15: Restorative Dentistry 417 Chapter 16: Prosthodontics 473 Chapter 17: Extractions and Minor Oral Surgery 529 Index 556