Primary Preventive Dentistry

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-31
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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A landmark book, Primary Preventive Dentistry comprehensively presents the science and practice of preventive assessment and treatment modalities of preventive dental care. This seventh edition strives to enhance the readability of this book for dental hygiene and dental students. Moreover, the website has been enhanced to provide further opportunities for student study and case studies are available for studentrs"s comprehension of total care. The book is sequenced in four units to further organize the material for reader understanding and comprehension. An excellent reference work for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Primary Preventive Dental Concepts
Introduction to and Historical Perspective of Primary Preventive Dentistry
Etiology of Dental Diseases and Conditions
Dental Plaque
Dental Caries
Periodontal Disease
Oral Cancer
Dental Trauma
Host Mechanisms in the Oral Cavity
Preventive Strategies
Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing Methods
Dentifrices, Mouthrinses and Chewing Gums
Oral Health Self-Care Supplemental Measures
Community Water Fluoridation
Topical Fluoride Therapies
Dental Sealants
Sugar and Other Sweeteners
Professional Dental Hygiene Care
Health Education and Promotion Theories
Tobacco Cessation
Athletic Mouthguards
Technological Advances in the Dental CarePublic Health and Target Populations
Dental Public Health
Target Population Descriptions and Preventive Strategies
Pregnancy and Infancy
Adults (including women's health)
Populations with Medical Conditions/Diseases
Developmental Disabilities
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