A practical step-by-step guide for all members of the dental team
Thoroughly updated, this new edition ensures all members of the dental team are up to speed on the practical aspects of infection prevention and control. It provides step-by-step guidance on the safe running of a dental practice, clear and concise explanations of the key issues and concepts, an overview of the evidence base, and coverage of legal and regulatory issues about which all staff members need to be aware. With more colour photographs and illustrations than the first edition, it also includes appendices full of useful practical and clinical information, and a companion website offering helpful instructional videos and self-assessment questions.
Key topics include communicable diseases, occupational health and immunization, sharp safe working, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, disinfection of dental instruments, surface decontamination, dental unit waterlines, clinical waste management, and pathological specimen handling.
An indispensable working resource for the busy dental practice, Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry, 2nd Edition is also an excellent primer for dental students.
Written in a clear and accessible style, chapters cover
such key topics as patient assessment, adult resuscitation,
respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies,
emergency equipment and law and ethics.
This accessible guide is illustrated in full colour
throughout, while the handy format allows easy reference.
Follows the Resuscitation Council’s Guidelines.
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 book applies both theory and
practice to real-life orthodontic cases in
a clinically relevant format. This unique
approach supports the new trend
for case-based and problem-based
learning, thoroughly covering topics
ranging from Class I malocclusions to
This book describes the principles of
Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
and demonstrates their practical,
everyday application through a range
of representative cases building from
the simple to the complex and from the
common to the rare.
The second edition of this title builds on the success of the
prestigious first edition to present an unrivalled resource on
cariology. The clinical thrust of the first edition is widened
and strengthened to include coverage of the disease in
all its variety, from eruption of the fi rst primary tooth to
the prevalent forms of the disease in older patients. The
centrality of caries control and management to the dental
health of all populations is further emphasised, as the book
goes beyond the successful treatment of carious lesions
to demonstrate the long-term consequences of the nonoperative
and therapeutic techniques employed.