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Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses, 11th Edition

Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses, 11th Edition

Carole Hollins

ISBN: 978-1-118-50044-6 August 2013 Wiley-Blackwell 584 Pages


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In this brand-new 11th edition of the original, best-selling book, Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses gives you the same great comprehensive coverage of everything students preparing for their dental nurse qualification need to know, and also includes for the first time:

  • A new look and feel, packed with illustrations and diagrams to make visual learning easy
  • Key Learning Points in every chapter help you master essential information
  • An accompanying website designed to help you test your knowledge with self-assessment exercises, case-studies and downloadable images

Fully in line with the most recent developments in dental nursing practice and education, Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses is the only dental nursing book written specifically to cater to the new NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Written by Carole Hollins, the former Chair of the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses, the new edition of Levison's classic textbook is the only companion you need to get you through to qualification as a successful and accomplished dental nurse.

Related Resources

Introduction to the Eleventh Edition vi

Introduction to the First Edition viii

Acknowledgements ix

Abbreviations x

How to use your Textbook and Companion Website xiii

Copyright Information xv

Chapter 1: Structure of the Dental Profession 1

Chapter 2: The Dental Nurse 9

Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Issues 30

Chapter 4: Health and Safety in the Dental Workplace 74

Chapter 5: General Anatomy and Physiology 123

Chapter 6: Medical Emergencies 155

Chapter 7: Microbiology and Pathology 181

Chapter 8: Infection Control and Cleanliness 197

Chapter 9: Head and Neck Anatomy and Physiology 229

Chapter 10: Oral Anatomy and Physiology 248

Chapter 11: Oral Disease 274

Chapter 12: Oral Health Assessment and Diagnosis 307

Chapter 13: Oral Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 352

Chapter 14: Pain and Anxiety Control 386

Chapter 15: Restorative Dentistry 417

Chapter 16: Prosthodontics 473

Chapter 17: Extractions and Minor Oral Surgery 529

Index 556