Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing

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Mosby’s Textbook of Dental Nursing is a brand new comprehensive learning resource which contains everything a dental nurse needs to know to perform safely and effectively in the clinical environment.

Prepared by leading authorities in the field, the book places a strong emphasis on straightforward explanation and ample use of diagrams and useful ‘pull out’ boxes and is ideal for candidates sitting the NEBDN National Certificate or the NVQ Level 3 in Oral Health Care as well as fully qualified dental nurses in the hospital, community or general practice setting.

• Designed specifically for pre-registration dental nurses

• Prepared by authors of international renown

• Incorporates all aspects of the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) pre-registration syllabus

• Also ideal for the NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Oral Healthcare

• An easy-to-read format to aid learning

• Over 150 illustrations and photographs bringing the subject to life!

• ‘Terms to learn’ boxes providing useful word definitions on the spot

• ‘Key points’ boxes highlighting core messages to be remembered

• ‘Identify and learn’ boxes to help you transfer your knowledge into the workplace

• Completely up-to-date with links to relevant websites

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
I can assure you that you will not be disappointed with this book because Mosby’s Textbook of Dental Nursing is an outstandingly readable yet comprehensive text containing all the information you will need to pass your NEBDN examination with flying colours!

Dame Margaret Seward DBE CBE, Former Chief Dental Officer (England) Former President of the General Dental Council

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780723435068
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/22/2011
  • Pages: 436
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Crispian Scully is Director of Special Projects at the UCL-Eastman Dental Institute; Professor of Special Care Dentistry, University College London, UK; and President-elect of International Academy of Oral Oncology. He has written and edited over 40 books, written over 150 book chapters and has over 860 papers cited on MEDLINE and over 300 others. He is Editor of Oral Oncology, Co-Editor of Oral Diseases, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. He has received the CBE, University of Helsinki Medal of Honour, University of Santiago de Compostela Medal, University of Granada Medal, Fellowship of UCL, and honorary degrees from the Universities of Athens, Granada, Helsinki and Pretoria. He has received the UK Dental Award for the Most Outstanding Achievements in Dentistry, the Award of the Spanish Society for Oral Medicine and American Biographical Institute UK Man of the Year.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Health and Safety, Occupational Hazards and Infection Control in the Dental Workplace

1.1: Health and Safety and Occupational Hazards in the Dental Workplace

1.2: Infection Control in the Dental Workplace

CHAPTER 2: Medical Emergencies and First Aid in the Dental Surgery

CHAPTER 3: Law and Ethics

3.1: Regulation of Dental Nursing in the UK, Scope of Practice, Training and Qualifications

3.2: Dental Nursing and Principles of Ethical Practice

CHAPTER 4: Anatomy and Physiology

4.1: General Anatomy and Physiology

4.2: Dental Anatomy and Physiology

CHAPTER 5: Oral Disease

CHAPTER 6: Patient Care and Special Groups

6.1: Patient Care: Diagnosis and Management

6.2: Special Groups and Minority Issues

CHAPTER 7: Oral Health Needs and Treatment Planning Appointments

CHAPTER 8: Oral Health Promotion

CHAPTER 9: Restorative Procedures and Materials

CHAPTER 10: Surgical Procedures

CHAPTER 11: Correction of Malocclusion: Orthodontics

CHAPTER 12: Dental Drugs, Materials, Instruments and Equipment

CHAPTER 13: Pain and Anxiety Control

CHAPTER 14: Dental Imaging

CHAPTER 15: Communication

CHAPTER 16: Dental Emergencies

CHAPTER 17: Human Diseases and Health Promotion

17.1: Common Human Diseases

17.2: General Health Promotion

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