Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/19/2010
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice presents an overview of strategies for health behavior change for oral health, focusing on motivational interviewing. Targeting the clinical application of the principles, the book applies lessons learned from the field of general medicine to the dental practice. By presenting a series of clinical cases and accompanying dialogue, the book guides the reader in using motivational interviewing as a tool for oral hygiene education, tobacco use cessation, and dietary counseling. Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice supports the trend toward host modulation therapy in oral health research, offering practical techniques to promote health behavior change in patients.

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