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Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care

Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-1416063988

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ISBN13: 978-1416063988
ISBN10: 1416063986
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 09
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $72.95

Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - 3RD 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416063988

Cynthia A. Stegeman

ISBN13: 978-1416063988
ISBN10: 1416063986
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 09
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 3rd Edition, is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students. Authored by a team of leading dietitians and dental hygienists, the text provides you with a balanced and comprehensive view of the field. Besides offering basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, it also covers current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets and bottled water versus tap water, and fully incorporates the most recent MyPyramid recommendations from the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The full-color text is packed with study aids such as Key Terms and Learning Objectives, and the online Evolve website provides interactive learning activities. The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care really has it all. Multi-disciplinary author team, including registered dental hygienists and licensed dietitians, ensures that you learn the full scope of nutritional care for the dental hygienist. Boxes with information on Nutritional Directions and Dental Hygiene Considerations outline important facts from each chapter that can double as patient educational resources or be used to assess and evaluate a client's needed dental care. Learning Objectives, Key Terms, and Test Your NQ, a true-false format pre-test at the beginning of each chapter, guide students through the text to reinforce knowledge. Case Applications for the Dental Hygienist near the end of each chapter asks students to think critically about real-life situations they may encounter in practice. Evolve Website includes ready-made instructor resources. Students will benefit from expanded information available as Weblinks, food guides from around the world, and printable forms such as an interactive Food Diary Form and the Dietary Analysis Form. NEW information on relevant cultural issues, such as: Pros and cons of popular high-protein diets Vitamin D deficiency in th