This essential resource gives the reader a practical overview of the expanding and evolving role of the dental professional in the health care community. Coverage includes globalism, diversity, the impact of technology on public health and community dentistry, and information on Hepatitis C and water fluoridation.
JONG'S COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH focuses on the role of the dental public health care professional in the socially conscious health field. Dental students, dental hygiene students, and dental assisting students need a practical overview of the role of the dental professional in the health care community. The dentist's role has evolved to a much more active member of the health team, concerned with preventive and early diagnostic services. The book is organized to follow the objectives of dental hygiene courses in community dentistry.