The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care / Edition 3

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The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 4th Edition, is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for both practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students alike. Written by an author team with experience in both disciplines, this full-color text offers a balanced and comprehensive view of how nutrition affects dental health. In addition to basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, coverage also includes current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets, bottled water versus tap water, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the new ( graphic and food guidance system. A new chapter on biochemistry expands coverage of a topic that is addressed on the dental hygiene board exam. No other nutritional guide in dental hygiene offers so much!

  • NEW! Biochemistry chapter provides foundational concepts that support content throughout the book and also address coverage on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE).
  • NEW! Updated coverage includes new content on fluoride, vitamin D, calcium, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the new graphic and food guidance system, and the latest research in this dynamic field.
  • NEW! Full-color photographs and illustrations showcase current federal guidelines and exemplify the types of foods that supply various macro- and micronutrients.
  • NEW! Practice quizzes allow you to test your comprehension along with instant feedback and remediation to address strengths and weaknesses.
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Editorial Reviews

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"This text is essential reading for both dental hygiene students and the practising dental hygienist as it provides a foundation for the application of sound principles when assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient’s nutritional needs... The authors were challenged to write a text that would appeal to both students and the practising hygienist. Overall the objective was met, and the text serves as a useful guide and resource to both." Team in Practice, July 2010
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416063988
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/24/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 1,227,160
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Orientation to Basic Nutrition 1.Overview of Healthy Eating Habits 2.NEW! Concepts in Biochemistry 3.The Alimentary Canal: Digestion and Absorption 4.Carbohydrate: The Efficient Fuel 5.Protein: The Cellular Foundation 6.Lipids: The Condensed Energy 7.Use of the Energy Nutrients: Metabolism and Balance 8.Vitamins Required for Calcified Structures 9.Minerals Essential for Calcified Structures 10.Nutrients Present in Calcified Structures 11.Vitamins Required for Oral Soft Tissues and Salivary Glands 12.Water and Minerals Required for Oral Soft Tissues and Salivary Glands

Part II: Considerations of Clinical Nutrition 13.Nutritional Requirements Affecting Oral Health in Women 14.Nutritional Requirements during Growth and Development and Eating Habits Affecting Oral Health 15.Nutritional Requirements for Older Adults and Eating Habits Affecting Oral Health 16.Other Considerations Affecting Nutrient Intake 17.Effects of Systemic Disease on Nutritional Status and Oral Health

Part III: Nutritional Aspects of Oral Health 18.Nutritional Aspects of Dental Caries: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment 19.Nutritional Aspects of Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease 20.Nutritional Aspects of Alterations in the Oral Cavity 21.Nutritional Assessment and Counseling for Dental Hygiene Patients

Glossary Answers to Nutritional Quotient Questions

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  • Posted February 26, 2011

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    Blane Hasselblad Loves Nutritional Care.

    Blane Hasselblad Loves Nutritional Care. One thing about this book, it seems as if it is going to be like every other book out there on nutrition but it really isn't. This book is great, and I have really been focusing a lot on proper nutrition and losing weight and watching my diet, and this book really tells it from the perspective of a dental hygienist and that is really the benefit of this book, because the authors really know what there talking about. Buy this book, and you will improve your nutrition. Blane Hasselblad Loves Nutritional Care.

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