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Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses. Edition No. 12

  • ID: 5186739
  • Book
  • September 2019
  • 784 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A fully updated edition of the best-selling textbook for students studying for their dental nurse qualification

Levison’s Textbook for Dental Nurses continues to be an indispensable resource written specifically for those undertaking the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing. This new edition provides in-depth coverage in many areas, such as the structure of the dental profession; an update of the current, available NHS dental services; information on extended duties for dental nurses; legal and ethical issues; health and safety including COSHH and waste disposal legislation updates; general anatomy and physiology; and medical emergencies.

  • New edition of a classic textbook, fully in line with the most recent developments in dental nursing practice and education
  • Caters especially for the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Outlines the latest GDC standards for dental nurses
  • Key Learning Points in every chapter to help readers master essential information

Packed with illustrations and diagrams to assist with aiding comprehension, this student-friendly text is ideal for dental nurses studying for the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing. It will also be of great benefit to dental nurses studying for the City & Guilds Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3.

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Introduction to the Twelfth Edition vii

Introduction to the First Edition ix

Acknowledgements x

Abbreviations xi

About the Companion Website xiv

Chapter 1: Structure of the Dental Profession 1

Chapter 2: The Dental Nurse 12

Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Issues 35

Chapter 4: Health and Safety in the Dental Workplace 118

Chapter 5: General Anatomy and Physiology 168

Chapter 6: Medical Emergencies 201

Chapter 7: Microbiology and Pathology 234

Chapter 8: Infection Control and Cleanliness 261

Chapter 9: Head and Neck Anatomy and Physiology 308

Chapter 10: Oral Anatomy and Physiology 326

Chapter 11: Oral Disease 353

Chapter 12: Oral Health Assessment and Diagnosis 392

Chapter 13: Oral Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 450

Chapter 14: Pain and Anxiety Control 493

Chapter 15: Restorative Dentistry 527

Chapter 16: Prosthodontics 592

Chapter 17: Extractions and Minor Oral Surgery 659

Chapter 18: Extended Duties of the Dental Nurse 695

Index 749

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Carole Hollins British Dental Association.
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