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Darby & Walsh Dental Hygiene, 6th Edition. Theory and Practice

ISBN: 9780323877824
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Darby & Walsh Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition offers everything you need to succeed in your coursework and clinical and professional practice. No other dental hygiene foundational text incorporates clinical competencies, theory, and evidence-based practice in such an approachable way. All discussions — from foundational concepts to diagnosis to pain management — are presented within the context of a unique person-centered model that takes the entire person into consideration. A veritable who’s-who of dental hygiene educators, practitioners, and researchers cite the latest studies throughout the text to provide a framework to help you in your decision-making and problem-solving. New to this edition is an increased focus on new and emerging technologies, enhanced coverage of infection control in the time of COVID-19, and new chapters on telehealth and teledentistry and mental health and self-care.

New to this edition

  • NEW! Increased focus on new and emerging technologies keeps you up to date with the latest advances in the field.
  • NEW! Telehealth chapter explains how to practice telehealth and teledentistry in nontraditional and community-based settings.
  • NEW! Mental Health and Self-Care chapter provides timely content on safeguarding mental health and wellness for the practitioner and the patient.
  • UPDATED! Enhanced coverage of infection control prepares you to practice as a dental hygienist in the time of COVID-19 and potential future pandemic events.
  • UPDATED! Coverage of Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA®) for integrating into the dental hygiene process of care.
  • EXPANDED! Further integration of the current American Academy of Periodontology periodontal classifications throughout the text.
  • Integration of theory throughout the book includes content on how to incorporate the use of theory in practice.
Key Features

  • Focus on research and evidence-based practice offers insights from expert chapter authors (educators, practitioners, and researchers) from across the United States and beyond.
  • Expansive art program features modern illustrations and updated clinical photos to visually reinforce key concepts.
  • Step-by-step procedure boxes highlight key points with accompanying illustrations, clinical photos, and rationales; online procedure videos are included with new text purchase.
  • Human Needs Conceptual Model/Oral Health Related Quality of Life frameworks, in which all discussions are presented within the context of a person-centered care model, take the entire person into consideration.
  • Learning aids in each chapter include professional development opportunities; learning competencies; patient education tips; critical thinking scenarios; and discussions of legal, ethical, and safety issues, which help your practical application and problem-solving skills and bring the profession to life.


Section I: Conceptual Foundations

1. The Dental Hygiene Profession

2. Dental Hygiene Metaparadigm Concepts and Conceptual Models Applied to Practice

3. Evidenced-Based Decision Making

4. Community Health

5. Sustainable Health Behavior Change

6. Cultural Competency in Healthcare

7. Legal and Ethical Decision Making

8. Professional E-Portfolios
Section II: Preparation for the Appointment

9. Dental Hygiene Patient Care Settings

10. Infection Prevention and Control

11. Preventing and Managing Medical Emergencies

12. Ergonomics and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
Section III: Assessments

13. Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories

14. Vital Signs

15. Pharmacologic History

16. Assessment of Head and Neck Examination

17. Hard Tissue Assessment and Dental Charting

18. Assessment of Dental Deposits and Stain

19. Dental Caries Management by Risk Assessment

20. Periodontal Assessment and Charting

21. Oral-Systemic Health Connection
Section IV: Critical Thinking in Dental Hygiene Practice

22. Dental Hygiene Diagnosis

23. Dental Hygiene Care Plan, Evaluation, and Documentation
Section V: Implementation, Evaluation, and Documentation

24. Toothbrushing

25. Interdental and Supplemental Oral Self-Care Devices

26. Dentifrices

27. Antimicrobial Agents for Control of Periodontal Disease

28. Hand-Activated Instrumentation

29. Ultrasonic Instrumentation

30. Root Morphology and Instrumentation Implications

31. Dental Implants and Peri-Implant Care

32. Tooth Polishing and Whitening

33. Decision Making Related to Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

34. Acute Gingival and Periodontal Conditions

35. Pit and Fissure Sealants

36. Nutritional Counseling

37. Tobacco Cessation

38. Impressions for Study Casts and Custom-Made Oral Appliances

39. Restorative Therapy

40. Orthodontic Care

41. Fixed and Removable Dental Prostheses
Section VI: Pain and Anxiety Control

42. Dentinal Hypersensitivity

43. Local Anesthesia

44. Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation
Section VII: Life Stages and Populations

45. Children and Adolescents

46. Pregnancy and Oral Health

47. The Older Adult
Section VIII: Dental Hygiene Care for the Medically Compromised

48. Cardiovascular Disease

49. Diabetes

50. Cancer

51. HIV and Oral Health

52. Palliative Oral Care

53. Autoimmune Diseases

54. Organ Transplantation and Renal Disease

55. Respiratory Diseases

56. Substance Use Disorders

57. Eating Disorders

58. Child Abuse and Neglect and Family Violence
Section IX: Dental Hygiene Care for Disabilities and Special Needs

59. Disability and Healthcare

60. Intellectually and Developmentally Challenged

61. Orofacial Clefts

62. Neurological Disabilities
Section X: Professional Development and Practice Management

63. Professional Development and Job Searching

64. Practice Management

65. Telehealth — NEW!

66. Mental Health and Self-Care — NEW!
Appendix A: Dental Charting Symbols and Examples