The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care

The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care

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Elsevier Science and Technology
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 the United States Vitamin/mineral supplements Information on bottled water, energy drinks, and sports drinks
  • UPDATED content addresses the newly released MyPyramid dietary guidelines!
  • FULL-COLOR design better illustrates concepts, especially the effects vitamin deficiency can have on the oral cavity.


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Offering basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygiene students and practitioners, this text, authored by a multi-disciplinary team of dental hygienists and licensed dietitians, also covers current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets and bottled water versus tap water. Chapters are in sections on an orientation to basic nutrition, considerations of clinical nutrition, and nutritional aspects of oral health, and contain objectives, key terms, a glossary, and case applications, plus a companion website. Appendices list organizations, government agencies, journals, and web sites. Since food composition tables are not provided, instructors are encouraged to make arrangements to have nutritional software available for students. Featuring a new color design, this third edition contains new information on issues such as vitamin D deficiency and addressing menopause symptoms through diet. Stegeman teaches in the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Cincinnati. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Elsevier
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 the United States Vitamin/mineral supplements Information on bottled water, energy drinks, and sports drinks
  • UPDATED content addresses the newly released MyPyramid dietary guidelines!
  • FULL-COLOR design better illustrates concepts, especially the effects vitamin deficiency can have on the oral cavity.


Elsevier Health
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 the United States Vitamin/mineral supplements Information on bottled water, energy drinks, and sports drinks
  • UPDATED content addresses the newly released MyPyramid dietary guidelines!
  • FULL-COLOR design better illustrates concepts, especially the effects vitamin deficiency can have on the oral cavity.


Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2010
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781416063988
1416063986
Characteristics: xviii, 441 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Davis, Judi Ratliff
Boyd, Linda D.
Alternative Title: Guide to nutritional care

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