Dental Hygiene Books

Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation

The new edition of this bestselling book delivers with state-of-the-art information on oral radiology principles and techniques, and image interpretation.

Dental student will gain a solid foundation in radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection before introducing including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT.

As well, students will learn how to recognize the key radiographic features of pathologic conditions and interpret radiographs accurately.

The 8th edition also includes new chapters on Radiologic Anatomy, Beyond 3D Imaging, and Diseases Affecting the Structure of Bone. 

A practical guide to using today’s technology, this unique text helps your students provide state-of-the-art care!

Over 1,500 high quality dental radiographs, full color photos, and illustrations clearly demonstrate core concepts and reinforce the essential principles and techniques of oral and maxillofacial radiology.

Updated Extensive coverage of all aspects of oral and maxillofacial radiology includes the entire predoctoral curriculum.

A wide array of radiographic images including advanced imaging such as MRI and CT.

An easy-to-follow format simplifies the key radiographic features of each pathologic condition, including location, periphery, shape, internal structure, and effects on surrounding structures ― placed in context with clinical features, differential diagnosis, and management.



Anatomy for Dental Medicine in Your Pocket

This portable companion is ideal for first-year dental students taking gross anatomy courses and an excellent prep guide for the NBDE.

Allied health students in dental hygiene, speech pathology, audiology, and ophthalmology will also benefit from consulting this handy reference to learn about structures of the head and neck and their interrelationships


More than 150 exceptionally detailed illustrations by Markus Voll and Karl Wesker delineate relevant anatomy

Insightful commentary enables studying, memorizing, and reviewing anatomical concepts important to dentistry

The compact spiral binding protects the cards and is perfect for on-the-go studying and quick reference

Online access to provides labels-on and labels-off review and the ability to administer timed self-tests

Anatomy Of The Head And Neck

Illustrated Anatomy of Head &_Neck 

Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck presents comprehensive coverage of all the information needed in the study of head and neck anatomy.

It presents an understanding of anatomical parts and focal points for injection sites that are essential in the practice for dental professionals.

Special emphasis is placed on such topics as anatomy of the temporomandibular joint, the spread of dental infection, and the anatomical basis of local anesthesia for pain control.

Also includes flashcards for students who want to test their knowledge of basic anatomy and a new Evolve website offers a variety of study materials.

  • Each chapter features clinical photographs and high-quality line art.

  • High-quality illustrations, now in full color, clarify essential concepts.

  • Labeling exercises appear in each chapter to help students identify the different structures and test their knowledge of anatomy.

  • Each chapter features multiple-choice review questions that can be used by the instructor for testing or by the student for self-study.



Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist

 Students of dental hygiene will find this book their cornerstone of periodontology, while practicing dental hygienists will find Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist an invaluable reference source.

Text is focused to specifically target the topics taught in periodontics courses in dental hygienist programs.

Dental terminology is clearly explained and introduced in the initial stages of each chapter to better acclimate students to their usage and mastery.

Tables and boxes present information in a clear and tidy manner to facilitate learning new concepts.

Learning outcomes introduced in the initial stages of each chapter guide students toward clear goals and allow them to focus effort on the most important aspects of the content.

New chapter on prognosis after periodontal therapy, thereby including the full spectrum of the treatment continuum.

New features in every chapter include learning outcomes, key terms, summary points, updated references, and additional review questions.


Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist

 This comprehensive book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference.

Following the standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice, as set forth by the American Dental Hygienists Association, this edition has been revised to cover new technology as well as additional core concepts in the field, such as culturally sensitive communication and evidence-based practice.


Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist is the cornerstone text in almost every dental hygiene education program. Written by one of the preeminent voices in dental hygiene education. 

This text provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and skills for successful practice as a dental hygienist. This comprehensive book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference.


In addition, this new edition brings more focus on documentation as part of the dental hygiene profession.





Oral Pathology

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in diagnosis and disease management, plus topics such as hereditary dental anomalies and oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers.

Written by well-known oral pathology educators Brad Neville, Douglas Damm, Carl Allen, and Angela Chi, this market leader is your go-to reference for the care of patients with oral disease!

  • Comprehensive contemporary overview of oral and maxillofacial pathology includes a brief description of each individual lesion or pathologic condition and the kind of pathologic process that it represents, followed by a discussion of its clinical and/or radiographic presentation, histopathologic features, and its treatment and prognosis.

NEW cutting-edge content includes pathologies and conditions such as localized juvenile spongiotic gingival hyperplasia, oral lesions associated with cosmetic fillers, oropharyngeal carcinomas related to human papillomavirus (HPV), IgG4-related disease and mammary analogue secretory carcinomas, Globodontia, Lobodontia, Leishmaniasis, and Xanthelasma.

Periodontal Instrumentation

Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation & Advanced Root Instrumentation 

Taking a highly visual, step-by-step approach, this title is an easy-to-use guide to learning this crucial component of dental hygiene.

No other text offers such an array of features and topics, all presented by one of the most well-known authors in the dental hygiene field.

This  edition combines a focus on currency, with updated content to reflect new technologies and regulations in this field, as well as coupling the text with the robust and valuable ancillaries you have come to expect from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins' dental hygiene products.

Covering all necessary topics, this edition also features detailed information on:--Design and use of advanced periodontal instruments--Advanced instrumentation techniques-'m a paragraph. 



Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation and Advanced Root Instrumentation

This book takes students from basic skills such as patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation, all the way to advanced techniques such as assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas.

Critical thinking activities and patient cases promote application of concepts and problem-solving skills.