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.
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.
The Handbook of Oral Diseases for Medical Practice, part of the Oxford Clinical Practice Series, is a comprehensive handbook for medical students, medical practitioners and other healthcare providers. The handbook has contributions from several international experts and adopts symptom- and disease-oriented approaches. It covers a wide range of topics, such as orofacial pain syndromes, common tooth- and gum-related diseases, oral mucosal white patches, blisters, ulcers, wart-like lesions and soft tissue lumps and swellings, dental trauma, oral soft and hard tissue infections, jaw cysts, tumours and tumour-like lesions, oral health in pregnancy, oral manifestations of systemic diseases including HIV/AIDS, dental sleep medicine and potentially malignant and life-threatening malignant oral lesions. The book is supplemented with more than 150 clinical images. It is designed in a bulleted format for a quick and easy reference, and each clinical condition is organised into definition, cause, clinical features, diagnoses and management.
This new edition has been revised to cover
recent developments in the specialty.
Offering the latest information in an
easy-to-read, practical format, the book
provides comprehensive coverage of the
subject at a level which is ideal for the
dental student, general dental practitioner
and those embarking on continuing
education courses. Includes ebook.
Due to advancements in material science, dental materials
are constantly changing and new materials are being
introduced. Practitioners therefore need to ensure that
they are aware of such developments to be able to
consider the potential use of new materials.
Now in its fourth edition, this textbook presents dental
material science in an accessible, easy-to-read format.
Rich with line artworks, 'pull-out' boxes and ample use of
photographs and tables, Introduction to Dental Materials
covers the basic science, clinical dental materials and
laboratory materials used in the construction of fixed and