Basic Guide to Dental Procedures. 2nd Edition. Basic Guide Dentistry Series

  • ID: 3148687
  • Book
  • 174 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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
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How to use this book vii

1 Preventive techniques 1

2 Oral hygiene instruction 6

3 Scaling and polishing 18

4 Diagnostic techniques 27

5 Tooth restoration with fillings 37

6 Tooth restoration with crowns, bridges, veneers or inlays 46

7 Tooth restoration with endodontic techniques 59

8 Tooth extraction 68

9 Tooth replacement with dentures 75

10 Tooth replacement with implants 85

11 Tooth alignment with orthodontic appliances 91

12 Tooth whitening 103

13 Extended duties of the dental nurse 110

Assessment sheet 154

Glossary of terms 157

Index 161

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“That said, this book would be good to keep in the surgery as a handy ‘go–to’ resource, particularly in the early days of one’s career.”  (Dental Nursing, 1 September 2015)

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