Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice presents an overview of health behavior change, focusing on the spirit of motivational interviewing. Targeting the clinical application of the principles, the book applies lessons learned from the field of general and behavioral medicine to the dental practice. By presenting a series of clinical examples and accompanying dialogue, the book guides the reader in using motivational interviewing techniques as tools for oral hygiene education, tobacco use cessation, and dietary counseling. Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice supp
HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE IN THE DENTAL PRACTICE; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE FOR THE DENTAL PRACTICE; CHAPTER 2: THE CHALLENGE OF BEHAVIOR CHANGE; CHAPTER 3: COMMUNICATION AND HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE COUNSELLING; CHAPTER 4: MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING (MI) AND ITS BASIC TOOLS; CHAPTER 5: BRIEF INTERVENTIONS IN PROMOTING HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE; CHAPTER 6: IMPLEMENTATION OF HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE PRINCIPLES IN DENTAL PRACTICE; CHAPTER 7: HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE EDUCATION; INDEX
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