Wilkins' Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, Fourteenth Edition 

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    Wilkins' Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, Fourteenth Edition progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward format to ensure students develop the knowledge and skills they need for successful, evidence-based practice in today's rapidly changing oral health care environment.

    This cornerstone text, used in almost every dental hygiene education program in the country, has been meticulously updated by previous co-authors, Linda Boyd, and Lisa Mallonee to even better meet the needs of today's students and faculty, while reflecting the current state of practice in dental hygiene. Maintaining the hallmark outline format, the Fourteenth Edition continues to offer the breadth and depth of coverage necessary not only for foundation courses bur for use throughout the entire dental hygiene curriculum.

    The workbook is now included with Navigate Premier Access! The engaging workbook reinforces important concepts of the main text and provides hands-on exercises that put those concepts into practice.

    Key Features:

    • Chapters have been extensively updated with the best available evidence, edited, and reorganized to minimize redundancy.
    • New content areas include:  new sections on airborne transmission of disease (including coronavirus), new information on respiratory protection, new data on infection control related to aerosol generating procedures, updates related to silver diamine fluoride (SDF), and much more! 
    •  A step-by-step format of instruction covers all aspects of dental hygiene from radiologic diagnosis and technique to treating patients with special needs and dental/medical areas of concern, such as infectious disease, allergic reactions, blood disorders, and medications.
    • Each new print copy includes Navigate Premier Access that unlocks an interactive eBook, Navigate TestPrep, video, and much more.