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Created by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition, helps you acquire the understanding to improve the oral health care of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Learn how to effectively interact with and educate people of different cultures, plan and develop community projects, assess the risk of caries and other oral conditions, master ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies, and more with proven, practical guidance.


Contents:

1. People's Health

2. Careers in Public Health for the Dental Hygienist

3. Assessment in the Community

4. Measuring Progress in Oral Health

5. Population Oral Health

6. Oral Health Programs in the Community

7. Research

8. Health Promotion and Health Communication

9. Social Responsibility

10. Cultural Competency

11. Service-Learning

12. Planning a Student Oral Health Community Project

13. Test Taking Strategies and Community Cases

Appendix A Website/Community Resource List

Appendix B Dental Hygiene Competencies

Appendix C Community Partnerships for Oral Health

Appendix D Resources for Community Health Assessment

Appendix E Selected Oral Conditions and Factors Influencing Oral Health That Can Be Assessed in Oral Health Surveys

Glossary

Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780323291200
Publisher: Elsevier (Saunders)
Publication date: April, 2011
Pages: 408

Subcategories: Dentistry, Public Health