Concepts in Dental Public Health / Edition 1

Concepts in Dental Public Health / Edition 1

by Jill Mason
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781744881

ISBN-13: 9780781744881

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

"Written specifically for dental hygienists, this textbook provides an overview of public health beyond the traditional view of community dental hygiene and offers a thorough presentation of the roles and responsibilities of the dental hygienist in public health." The competencies covered are based on the American Dental Education Association Competencies for Entry…  See more details below

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"Written specifically for dental hygienists, this textbook provides an overview of public health beyond the traditional view of community dental hygiene and offers a thorough presentation of the roles and responsibilities of the dental hygienist in public health." The competencies covered are based on the American Dental Education Association Competencies for Entry into the Profession of Dental Hygiene, and provide guiding principles to assure that students are prepared for the National Board Exam and dental hygiene practice. Content includes the full range of concepts, issues, and methods used in practice, as well as factors affecting the oral health of various patient populations and development of public policy in response to a population's needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781744881
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1History and principles of dental public health3
2Trends in dental public health17
3Global perspectives of oral health35
4Professional opportunities in dental public health45
5Effective community programs71
6Planning for community programs85
7Program evaluation101
8Oral health promotion115
9Community oral health education139
10Developing educational materials159
11Concepts in epidemiology187
12Oral disease patterns in the United States203
13Applying epidemiology in public health practice : oral health surveillance215
14Biostatistics229
15Scientific communication265
16Ethical principles283
17Legal principles303
18National board preparation325

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