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Prentice Hall Health's Q & A review of dental hygiene
Barnes, Caren M. (Caren Marguerite)
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2002]

Physical Description:
xvi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Appleton & Lange's review of dental hygiene. 4th ed. c1995.
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Appleton & Lange's review of dental hygiene.
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Designed to help readers prepare for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination, this comprehensive--yet concise--subject-by-subject question-based review book includes 1,280 questions along with answers, detailed explanations, subspecialty lists, case studies, and reference citations. Includes radiographs, line drawings, and pathology photos. Anatomy and Physiology. Head and Neck Anatomy. Biomaterials. Provision of Dental Hygiene Care. Periodontics. Community Dental Health. Dental Morphology and Occlusion. Radiology. Oral Histology and Embryology. Microbiology. Oral Microbiology. Nutrition. General Pathology. Oral Pathology. Pharmacology. Research and Statistics. Case Studies. For Dental Hygiene professionals preparing for licensure or relicensure, or who want a basic review of topics to stay current.

Author Notes

Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS has been practicing, teaching, and conducting research in dental hygiene for more than 25 years and has been recognized for professional excellence with honors that include the Alabama Dental Hygienists Association's "Outstanding Dental Hygienist" award, and she has served as the President of Sigma Phi Alpha, the national dental hygiene honor society. Published in numerous journals and abstracts, she also actively holds positions on the Editorial Review Boards of the Journal of Clinical Dentistry, Journal of Practical Hygiene. Ms. Barnes is a Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry.

Michelle L. Sensat, RDH, MS has been practicing, teaching, and participating in clinical research for over 6 years. She has been recognized for professional excellence with honors that include University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry's "Outstanding Teacher Award." Currently practicing dental hygiene as a member of University Dental Associates, she is also assistant professor and pre-clinical coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene. She holds many committee assignments, and is an active member within her community, devoting much time to service that includes dental screenings and dental education. She has been published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene, has given presentations at national meetings, and has contributed chapters to leading texts in the field.



If you are planning to prepare for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination or for a comprehensive written test in conjunction with a state or regional examination, Prentice Hall Health Q&A Review of Dental Hygiene is designed for you. This book is a comprehensive review source with over 1,280 board-type questions with answers and explanations referenced from the most current texts and related sources. This book is organized to cover basic science and dental science subjects that are encountered on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination. The following sixteen chapters are included this book: Anatomy and Physiology, Head and Neck Anatomy, Biomaterials, Provision of Dental Hygiene Care, Periodontics, Community Dental Health, Dental Morphology and Occlusion, Radiology, Oral Histology and Embryology, Microbiology, Oral Microbiology, Nutrition, General Pathology, Oral Pathology Pharmacology, Research and Statistics, as well as Case Studies. The content in this book is vast, as every page has vital information. In each chapter, the question sections are followed by a section containing the answers, explanations, and references, which will give you the answer to the question, an explanation of why the answer is correct, background information on the subject matter, and the source of more in-depth information on the topic. You can use the specific references provided with each explanation to further supplement your exam preparation. The website to accompany this book will further enhance your knowledge on this subject. This book should prove to be a valuable resource to you in your preparation for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination. Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS Michelle L. Sensat, RDH, MS Excerpted from Q and A Review of Dental Hygiene by Caren M. Barnes, Michelle L. Sensat All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

1 Anatomy and Physiology
2 Head and Neck Anatomy
3 Biomaterials
4 Provision of Dental Hygiene Care
5 Periodontics
6 Community Dental Health
7 Dental Morphology and Occlusion
8 Radiology
9 Oral Histology and Embryology
10 Microbiology
11 Oral Microbiology
12 Nutrition
13 General Pathology
14 Oral Pathology
15 Pharmacology
16 Research and Statistics
Case Studies