Provides a sound evidence base for provision of information and advice on the main aspects of oral health.
Uses a simple scheme to indicate the strength of supporting scientific evidence in each instance
Based on a consensus of scientific opinion from a group of leading dental experts.
This book is an easy-to-use guide to all aspects of infection control and decontamination that will support the implementation of effective measures for risk reduction in dental practice.
Among the topics addressed are the principles and practicalities of cleaning and sterilizing dental instruments, the role of personal protective equipment, the design and use of decontamination rooms, choice of dental equipment, environmental disinfection, and considerations relating to dental unit water lines.
The step-by-step course companion for
dental nurses studying for the Certificate
in Oral Health Education. In addition,
it is an invaluable resource for other
members of the dental team and health
professionals involved in educating and
promoting oral health to patients and the
wider general public.
This full colour textbook covers all
the major aspects of undergraduate
dentistry. It is an excellent revision aid
with a dedicated examination techniques
section, and sample examination
questions (both long and short answer) in
The latest edition of this already firmly established title is an essential guide for all involved in the provision of oral health education and an ideal companion to the updated Delivering better oral health: an evidence-based toolkit for prevention which was published last year. This seventh edition of the book, which originally surfaced in 1976, has been updated to account for the ever-changing evidence base of the topic.
This book, richly illustrated in full colour, is a comprehensive guide to the use of local anaesthesia in dentistry that will meet the needs of both students and dental practitioners.
It provides the reader with ample background information on the origin of pain and the pharmacology of anaesthetics, and describes the anatomy of the trigeminal nerve in detail.
Subsequent chapters cover key are as such as general practical aspects, local anesthaesia in the upper and the lower jaw, the use of local anaesthetics in children, local and systematic complications, and the prevention of side effects.
Patients at particular risk of adverse effects are identified and attention drawn to significant legal aspects.
This second edition has been completely revised, with more attention to safety, environment, and sterility.
Additional injection techniques have been included, and a new chapter is devoted to microprocessor-assisted administration of anaesthetics.
Throughout, care has been taken to ensure that the information is clearly presented and the text is easy to read.