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Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist. Edition No. 5

  • ID: 5180606
  • Book
  • April 2021
  • 352 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science

Build the skills you need to provide effective community oral health care! Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 5th Edition describes the role of the public health professional in improving the oral health care of people throughout the community. It discusses key topics such as access to care, the assessment needed for program planning, social responsibility and government policy, cultural diversity, and career options in public health. Written by respected dental educator Christine French Beatty, this book helps you prepare for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) and to develop the core competencies needed in the practice setting.

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1. People's Health: An Introduction
2. Careers in Public Health for the Dental Hygienist
3. Assessment for Community Oral Health Program Planning
4. Measuring Oral Health Status and Progress
5. Population Health
6. Oral Health Programs in the Community
7. Research
8. Health Promotion and Health Communication
9. Social Responsibility
10. Cultural Competence
11. Service-Learning: Preparing Dental Hygienists for Collaborative Practice
12. Test-Taking Strategies and Community Cases
Appendix A: Additional Websites for Community Resources
Appendix B: Dental Hygiene Competencies
Appendix C: Community Partnerships for Oral Health
Appendix D: Resources for Community Health
Appendix E: Selected Oral Conditions and Factors Influencing Oral Health that Can Be Assessed in Oral Health
Appendix F: Common Dental Indexes
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Beatty, Christine French
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