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Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing, 2nd Edition

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Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing, 2nd Edition

Fiona Grist

ISBN: 978-1-119-57369-2 February 2020 Wiley-Blackwell 339 Pages

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An updated second edition of the essential reference for any dental nurse undertaking the NEBDN qualification in Orthodontic Dental Nursing

The revised second edition of Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a comprehensive guide that offers an introduction for students seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice.

Written in a clear and accessible format, it covers key subjects such as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding and retention. It also contains information on care prior to treatment including the requirements for a first appointment and a helpful guide on maintaining motivation particularly for young patients and their parents.

  • Presents essential information on orthodontic dental nursing
  • Is written for trainee dental nurses undertaking the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) qualification in Orthodontic Dental Nursing
  • Covers key topics such as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding and retention
  • Includes colour illustrations and updated photographs throughout

Designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the NEBDN Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing, the second edition of Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is an invaluable resource for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics.

Foreword by Professor Jonathan Sandler, President- the British Orthodontic Society

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Acknowledgements

1 Definition of Orthodontics

2 The First Appointment

3 Occlusal Indices

4 Motivation

5 Leaflets

6 Oral Hygiene

7 Removable appliances

8 Palatal and Lingual arches and Quad Helix

9 Rapid Maxillary Expansion

10 Headgear

11 Functional appliances

12 Temporary Anchorage Devices and Magnets

13 Fixed appliances- what they do and what is used

14 Fixed appliances- direct bonding

15 Fixed appliances -indirect bonding and lingual orthodontics

16 Ectopic canines

17 Debonding

18 Retention and Retainers

19 Aligners

20 Multi-disciplinary orthodontics

21 Adult orthodontics

22 Mandibular Advancement Devices

23 Storage of orthodontic records : digital and tangible

24 Descriptions and photographs of most commonly used instruments and auxiliaries

25 Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing and Extended duties

26 Orthodontic Therapists

27 Professional groups for Orthodontic Dental Nurses

Useful contacts

Glossary of Terms

Index