Basic Guide to Oral Health Education and Promotion (Basic Guide Dentistry Series 2nd Edition)

Basic Guide to Oral Health Education and Promotion (Basic Guide Dentistry Series 2nd Edition)

By: Alison Chapman (author), Simon Felton (author)Paperback

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Step by step course companion for dental nurses studying for the Certificate in Oral Health Education. Topics covered include dental structures, anatomy and physiology, oral diseases and prevention, the principles of education, oral health and society, promoting oral health in the 21st century, patient communication, project planning and workplace assignments. This second edition has been thoroughly updated in line with the substantial changes to the role of the dental nurse since the 1st edition was published. To address this, a brand new section has been added on education and research.

About Author

About the Authors Alison Chapman is a dental hygienist, oral health education tutor, clinical teacher at Bristol Dental Hospital and OHE course developer. Simon Felton is a health and education writer, editor and researcher, and OHE course developer.

Contents

Foreword vii Preface ix Acknowledgements xi SECTION 1 Structure and Functions of the Oral Cavity 1 1 The oral cavity in health 3 SECTION 2 Diseases and Conditions of the Oral Cavity 23 2 Plaque, calculus and staining 25 3 Chronic gingivitis 35 4 Periodontal disease 41 5 Caries 53 6 Tooth surface loss and sensitivity 65 7 Xerostomia 76 8 Other diseases and disorders affecting the oral cavity 80 SECTION 3 Oral Disease Prevention 107 9 Diet and nutrition 109 10 Sugars in the diet 117 11 Fluoride 125 12 Fissure sealants 135 13 Smoking cessation and substance misuse 141 14 Anti-plaque agents 150 SECTION 4 Delivering Oral Health Messages 157 15 Communication 159 16 Education and planning sessions 165 17 Setting up a preventive dental unit 174 18 Planning an oral hygiene session outside of the practice 179 19 Practical oral hygiene instruction 182 SECTION 5 Oral Health Target Groups and Case Studies 197 20 Pregnant patients 199 21 Parents of pre-11 year olds 206 22 Adolescents and orthodontic patients 216 23 Older people 225 24 At-risk and special-care patients 234 25 Minority ethnic populations in the United Kingdom 241 26 Other health professionals 245 27 Planning education case studies and exhibitions 248 SECTION 6 Oral Health and Society 255 28 Sociology 257 29 Epidemiology 262 30 Evidence-based prevention 272 31 UK dental services 277 32 Oral health promotion 283 33 Dental research 288 Index 295

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118629444
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781118629444
  • weight: 448
  • ISBN10: 1118629442
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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