Darby’s Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 9th Edition

Author :
Christine M Blue
Date of Publication: 02/2021

The most comprehensive dental hygiene review book available, Darby’s Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 9th Edition offers an all-inclusive review to help you pass the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on the first try. Writ......view more

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The most comprehensive dental hygiene review book available, Darby’s Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 9th Edition offers an all-inclusive review to help you pass the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on the first try. Written by a team of expert editors and authors, this affordable, all-in-one review tool includes a wealth of chapter review questions, case studies, outline-style review of all exam topics, and four computerized practice exams that simulate the NBDHE test-taking experience. It’s everything you need for NBDHE success!


New to this edition
  • NEW! Review chapter content includes new information on alternative practice settings, infection control guidelines, pediatric care, risk assessment, dental hygiene diagnosis, the electronic health record (EHR), and more.
  • REVISED! Four simulated NBDHE exams on the companion Evolve website feature completely updated information and provide authentic test-taking experience with study and exam modes, question rationales, mapping to NBDHE categories, and timer functionality.
  • UPDATED! Chapter review questions have been revised to reflect the latest developments in dental hygiene practice and include answers and rationales.
  • NEW! Updated art program features modern illustrations and updated clinical photos to accompany content review and case studies.

Key Features
  • Comprehensive coverage offers an all-inclusive review for the NBDHE and is supplemented with practice questions.
  • Outline format visually organizes the content and presents information in summary style for easy review and study.
  • Logical chapter organization covers the three main areas of the NBDHE — the scientific basis for dental hygiene practice, the provision of clinical dental hygiene services, and community health and research principles.
  • Case presentations throughout help you prepare for Component B of the board examination.
  • Expert editor and chapter authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners in their specific areas who have an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE.

Author Information
By Christine M Blue, BSDH, MS