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Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing. Edition No. 2. Basic Guide Dentistry Series

  • ID: 5225874
  • Book
  • February 2020
  • 352 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

An updated second edition of the essential reference for any dental nurse undertaking the NEBDN qualification in Orthodontic Dental Nursing

The revised second edition of Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a comprehensive guide that offers an introduction for students seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice.

Written in a clear and accessible format, it covers key subjects such as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding and retention. It also contains information on care prior to treatment including the requirements for a first appointment and a helpful guide on maintaining motivation particularly for young patients and their parents.

  • Presents essential information on orthodontic dental nursing
  • Is written for trainee dental nurses undertaking the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) qualification in Orthodontic Dental Nursing
  • Covers key topics such as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding and retention
  • Includes colour illustrations and updated photographs throughout

Designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the NEBDN Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing, the second edition of Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is an invaluable resource for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics.

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Foreword to Second Edition ix

How to use this book xi

Acknowledgements xiii

1 Definition of orthodontics and factors influencing orthodontic treatment 1

2 The first appointment 13

3 Occlusal indices 35

4 Motivation 45

5 Leaflets 53

6 Oral hygiene 59

7 Removable appliances 71

8 Transpalatal arches, lingual arches and quad helix 85

9 Rapid maxillary expansion 93

10 Headgear 101

11 Functional appliances 109

12 Temporary anchorage devices and magnets 119

13 Fixed appliances: what they do and what is used 127

14 Fixed appliances: direct bonding 161

15 Fixed appliances: indirect bonding and lingual orthodontics 177

16 Ectopic canines 187

17 Debonding 197

18 Retention and retainers 203

19 Aligners 215

20 Multi-disciplinary orthodontics 225

21 Adult orthodontics 241

22 Mandibular advancement devices 249

23 Study models and digital storage of records 259

24 Descriptions and photographs of the most commonly used instruments and auxiliaries 267

25 Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing, extended duties and ongoing training 295

26 Orthodontic therapists 305

27 The Orthodontic National Group for Dental Nurses and Therapists 311

Useful contacts 315

Glossary 319

Index 327

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Fiona Grist Senior Orthodontic Nurse in the Maxillofacial Unit at Worthing Hospital and Vice President of the Orthodontic National Group for Dental Nurses and Therapists.
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