How to use this book vii 1 Preventive techniques 1 2 Oral hygiene instruction 6 3 Scaling and polishing 18 4 Diagnostic techniques 27 5 Tooth restoration with fillings 37 6 Tooth restoration with crowns, bridges, veneers or inlays 46 7 Tooth restoration with endodontic techniques 59 8 Tooth extraction 68 9 Tooth replacement with dentures 75 10 Tooth replacement with implants 85 11 Tooth alignment with orthodontic appliances 91 12 Tooth whitening 103 13 Extended duties of the dental nurse 110 Assessment sheet 154 Glossary of terms 157 Index 161
Carole Hollins is a dental practitioner and member of the British Dental Association. She is a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners and is the current chair of NEBDN, working to modernise the qualification resulting in the introduction of the NEBDN National Diploma. She has also been involved in question setting and marking for the NVQ Level 3 dental nurse qualification. Carole Hollins is the author of NVQs for Dental Nurses (Wiley, 2009) and Questions and Answers for Dental Nurses, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2013).
"That said, this book would be good to keep in the surgery as a handy 'go-to' resource, particularly in the early days of one's career." (Dental Nursing, 1 September 2015)