Teeth

The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America

Author: Mary Otto

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 1620972816

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

View: 7370

An NPR Best Book of 2017 "[Teeth is] . . . more than an exploration of a two-tiered system—it is a call for sweeping, radical change." —New York Times Book Review “Show me your teeth,” the great naturalist Georges Cuvier is credited with saying, “and I will tell you who you are.” In this shattering new work, veteran health journalist Mary Otto looks inside America’s mouth, revealing unsettling truths about our unequal society. Teeth takes readers on a disturbing journey into America’s silent epidemic of oral disease, exposing the hidden connections between tooth decay and stunted job prospects, low educational achievement, social mobility, and the troubling state of our public health. Otto’s subjects include the pioneering dentist who made Shirley Temple and Judy Garland’s teeth sparkle on the silver screen and helped create the all-American image of “pearly whites”; Deamonte Driver, the young Maryland boy whose tragic death from an abscessed tooth sparked congressional hearings; and a marketing guru who offers advice to dentists on how to push new and expensive treatments and how to keep Medicaid patients at bay. In one of its most disturbing findings, Teeth reveals that toothaches are not an occasional inconvenience, but rather a chronic reality for millions of people, including disproportionate numbers of the elderly and people of color. Many people, Otto reveals, resort to prayer to counteract the uniquely devastating effects of dental pain. Otto also goes back in time to understand the roots of our predicament in the history of dentistry, showing how it became separated from mainstream medicine, despite a century of growing evidence that oral health and general bodily health are closely related. Muckraking and paradigm-shifting, Teeth exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of our oral health crisis. It joins the small shelf of books that change the way we view society and ourselves—and will spark an urgent conversation about why our teeth matter.

Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry

Author: Poul Holm-Pedersen,Angus W. G. Walls,Jonathan A. Ship

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405153644

Category: Medical

Page: 386

View: 3233

Long considered the premier book on the subject, the third edition of Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry captures the major advancements in the field since the second edition published over a decade ago. The presentation of the book reveals the increasing prominence of gerodontology, alongside its heightened connections with related fields, particularly restorative dentistry. The structure of the new edition has been modernized considerably. Many of the physiological and gerontological aspects have been condensed into the clinical chapters. Color images are used more liberally throughout the book. The third edition provides an essential focus on the clinical aspects of geriatric dentistry, with a continued emphasis on the fundamental considerations that influence care.

Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323226310

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 4174

Offering the most realistic NBDHE review and practice available, Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination includes both a print book and companion website to prepare you for exam success. In the book, you’ll review with more than 1,250 Component A practice questions — with each answer including a rationale for both correct and incorrect answer options. Online, you can review the same questions plus an additional 420 case-based items related to Component B in 1) practice mode or 2) timed, exam-simulation mode with randomized tests that match the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE. From a team of dental hygiene experts including lead editor Barbara Bennett, this Q&A resource is an excellent supplement to any NBDHE content review book! More than 1,680 multiple-choice questions provide comprehensive practice spanning the entire NBDHE, with 1,250+ items relating to Component A — more than six times the number of questions on the actual exam! — and 420 case-based questions related to Component B. Rationales accompany each question, fully explaining why each answer choice is either correct or incorrect and thus serving as secondary content review. Distribution of questions matches each category on the NBDHE test specifications, ensuring that you have adequate practice for each content area. An Evolve companion website includes all 1,250+ questions from the book plus additional case studies with color images and accompanying questions, available either in practice mode with instant feedback or in exam-simulation format with results and feedback provided at the end of the exam. A test creator and timer on Evolve generates NBDHE-style tests that mimic the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE and also provides realistic practice with time management during the exam. 16 detailed case studies on Evolve, each of which includes a patient medical/dental history, completed periodontal chart, oral radiographs, clinical photographs, and 20-35 multiple-choice questions for patients in the five main categories covered on the NBDHE (adult periodontitis, pediatric, geriatric, special needs, and medically compromised). References to text sources make it easy to review or find more information on specific topics.

Kraus' dental anatomy and occlusion

Author: Ronald E. Jordan,Leonard Abrams,Bertram S. Kraus

Publisher: Pmph Bc Decker

ISBN: 9781556641831

Category: Medical

Page: 371

View: 3455

Cawson's Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine E-Book

Author: Roderick A. Cawson,Edward W Odell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040010

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 5915

This is a new edition of a classic textbook of oral pathology and oral medicine for dental students and candidates for postgraduate dentistry exams. Illustrated in colour throughout, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to the pathology of oral disease, its clinical manifestations and the principles of management. A final section deals with the medically compromised patient. Comprehensive coverage of both oral pathology and oral medicine in a single paperback volume Ideal for both undergraduate and post-graduate dentistry exams Lucid writing style provides easy access to essential information Illustrated in high quality throughout, with over 80 new full colour images Ample use of flow charts guide the student thorough the process of differential diagnosis for a range of conditions Classic text explaining the dental relevance of a range of systemic diseases Updated chapters on cancer and premalignancy, including new information on disease management. New section on healing of the normal tooth socket, and pathology of osseointegration and sinusitis. Includes discussion of controversial issues such as prophylaxis for infective endocarditis. Addition of new WHO disease classifications – such as premalignancy. New section on the relationship between the pathology of caries and its treatment. Usability of diagnostic flow charts improved by addition of icons to the relevant sections of text referring the reader to the flow chart. Many sections improved and updated, including cleft lip and palate, maxillary sinusitis and lichenoid reactions to amalgam restorations. New section on implants, implant related lesions and osseointegration.

Oral Development and Histology

Author: James K. Avery

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 313160493X

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 5590

Now in a revised and updated third edition, this classic text is the first student-oriented book on the important subject of oral development and histology. For the first time, full color illustrations and histologic radiographs are included to complement and support the expertly written text. The book covers the whole field of oral development and histology, addressing topics such as crown formation, root structures, wound healing, histology of oral mucosa and tonsils, and much more!Special Features of the new third edition: Hundreds of color photographs and histologic images side-by-side with the text to enhance your understanding of the subject Clinical Applications show you how to apply this valuable information, bridging the gap between basic science and clinical treatment New chapters on molecular biology of tooth initiation, induction, enamel, as well as gerontology Full coverage of the genetics of facial and dental formation and malformation syndromes Review questions and self-contained study units in every chapterWhether you are a student learning a new field or an experienced practitioner looking for a refresher, Oral Development and Histology, Third Edition is the most comprehensive book available in the field. Highly organized and designed, it will make your work easier and more rewarding!

Essentials of Dental Caries: The Disease and Its Management, 3rd Ed.

The Disease and Its Management

Author: Edwina Kidd

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198529783

Category: Medical

Page: 180

View: 7000

The new edition of this popular, clinically relevant book provides the biological background required by dentistry students in order to take the science of cariology to the chairside in the management of patients.

Dental Anatomy Coloring Book

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455745898

Category: Medical

Page: 440

View: 9747

Featuring an array of coloring and labeling activities, Dental Anatomy Coloring Book, 2nd Edition, provides an easy, fun, and effective way to memorize the structures of the head and neck region as well as the basic body systems affecting dentistry. Each chapter includes several images that you are asked to color and connect with corresponding labels. This edition adds more illustrations and NEW review questions with references to specific chapters in core textbooks where more in-depth explanations can be found. Developed by Margaret Fehrenbach, a nationally renowned authority in dental professional education, this coloring book makes it easier to identify anatomical landmarks and understand the complex interrelationships involved in dental anatomy and physiology. A comprehensive focus on dental anatomy covers all the structures of head and neck anatomy and the basic body systems that are essential to the practice of dentistry, with varying views of structures, including differing orientations and levels of detail. An easy-to-follow organization begins with an overview of body systems and then breaks down dental anatomy in the following chapters, providing information in small chunks and providing a clear picture of interrelationships. 220 detailed anatomical illustrations, including corresponding labels, make both coloring and identification easy. Perforated pages allow for easy removal so that you can study pages while on the go or submit them to your instructors. NEW! Review questions are included with each illustration - 10 fill-in-the-blank questions based on the content in two related titles: Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy and Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck. NEW! Additional illustrations are included, as well as more alternative views of structures of the head and neck. NEW! Access to online student resources on the Evolve companion website for Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 4th Edition, including use of the Body Spectrum electronic anatomy coloring book.

Wheeler's Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion - E-Book

Author: Stanley J. Nelson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437721966

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 7085

Now in full color, this essential text features a visually oriented presentation of dental anatomy, physiology, and occlusion — the foundation for all of the dental sciences. Coverage includes discussions of clinical considerations, dentitions, pulp formation, and the sequence of eruptions. In addition to detailed content on dental macromorphology and evidence-based chronologies of the human dentitions, this edition also includes flash cards, an updated Companion CD-ROM, and Evolve resources that make this text a comprehensive resource for dental anatomy. Understand the standards of tooth formation and apply them to clinical presentations with the Development and Eruption of the Teeth chapter. Focus on the functions and esthetics of disorders you’ll encounter in daily practice with content on TMJ and muscle disorders. Get a concise review of dentition development from in-utero to adolescence to adulthood with the appendix of tooth morphology. All line drawings and essential photos have been replaced with full-color pieces. Sharpen your knowledge with interactive learning tools and expanded content on the Companion CD-ROM including study questions, 360-degree rotational tooth viewing, and animations. Test your knowledge on labeling, tooth numbering, and tooth type traits and prepare for Board exams with flash cards. Find even more study opportunities on the Evolve website with a PowerPoint presentation, flash cards, a test bank, and labeling exercises.

Mouth Hygiene

A Text-Book for Dental Hygienists (Classic Reprint)

Author: Alfred C. Fones

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780265421833

Category: Medical

Page: 350

View: 5446

Excerpt from Mouth Hygiene: A d104-Book for Dental Hygienists F ive years have passed since the publication of the first edition of Mouth Hygiene, and during that period a number of schools have been organized for the education and training of the dental hygienist. The experience of these schools has shown that several of the funda mental subjects, such as anatomy, physiology, bacteriology, hygiene etc., require more extensive text than could be adequately covered in any one book. It is, therefore, recommended that standard text-books be utilized for such subjects. The second edition of Mouth Hygiene endeavors to meet the need of the dental hygienist for those subjects which pertain directly to dentistry and which are essential to her education. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences

Author: Ajaykumar Vishwakarma,Paul Sharpe,Songtao Shi,Murugan Ramalingam

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123977789

Category: Medical

Page: 932

View: 2478

Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences bridges the gap left by many tissue engineering and stem cell biology titles to highlight the significance of translational research in this field in the medical sciences. It compiles basic developmental biology with keen focus on cell and matrix biology, stem cells with relevance to tissue engineering biomaterials including nanotechnology and current applications in various disciplines of dental sciences; viz., periodontology, endodontics, oral & craniofacial surgery, dental implantology, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, organ engineering and transplant medicine. In addition, it covers research ethics, laws and industrial pitfalls that are of particular importance for the future production of tissue constructs. Tissue Engineering is an interdisciplinary field of biomedical research, which combines life, engineering and materials sciences, to progress the maintenance, repair and replacement of diseased and damaged tissues. This ever-emerging area of research applies an understanding of normal tissue physiology to develop novel biomaterial, acellular and cell-based technologies for clinical and non-clinical applications. As evident in numerous medical disciplines, tissue engineering strategies are now being increasingly developed and evaluated as potential routine therapies for oral and craniofacial tissue repair and regeneration. Diligently covers all the aspects related to stem cell biology and tissue engineering in dental sciences: basic science, research, clinical application and commercialization Provides detailed descriptions of new, modern technologies, fabrication techniques employed in the fields of stem cells, biomaterials and tissue engineering research including details of latest advances in nanotechnology Includes a description of stem cell biology with details focused on oral and craniofacial stem cells and their potential research application throughout medicine Print book is available and black and white, and the ebook is in full color

Textbook of Head and Neck Anatomy

Author: James L. Hiatt,Leslie P. Gartner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780683039757

Category: Cou - Anatomie

Page: 383

View: 3692

Concise yet complete in its regional treatment of head and neck anatomy, this acclaimed text features more than 200 superb illustrations and tables designed to facilitate its use in the dental classroom and practice. Completely updated, this Third Edition includes a full-color mini atlas with new color plates, expanded coverage of cranial nerves, plus new images and illustrations. Textbook of Head and Neck Anatomy features a detailed description of the oral cavity from an oral examination point of view, clinical considerations that tie the significance of anatomy to practice, a discussion of the anatomical basis of local anesthesia, and an embryological account of head and neck development.

Teeth, Their Natural History

With the Physiology of the Human Mouth (Classic Reprint)

Author: Ephraim Mosely

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780365322191

Category: Medical

Page: 70

View: 647

Excerpt from Teeth, Their Natural History: With the Physiology of the Human Mouth No part of the human machine, comes so home to the regard and attention of all, as does the condition of the teeth. Our comfort, our health depend mainly, upon their correct and sound state. The loss or decay of teeth implies loss of health, consequent loss of appetite and good digestion. Indigestion must accompany any deterioration of their function. The performance of this function of diges tion properly can only be effected, and is a secondary process to a sufficient division of the particles of food, by effective trituration, and mastication in the mouth. Thus the food having already become reduced to a pulpy condition by admixture With the saliva during the process of mastication, is received into the stomach fit for digestion. The food in this state of division, is in a condition to be acted upon by the juices secreted in the stomach, becoming forthwith converted into What is called chyme, the first state arrived at in the process of digestion. This process commences the series of functions of assimilation, and nutrition; Without a correct performance of which, severe and painful ail ments supervene. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Jaws

The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

Author: Sandra Kahn,Paul R. Ehrlich

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 1503606465

Category: Science

Page: 216

View: 6081

There's a silent epidemic in western civilization, and it is right under our noses. Our jaws are getting smaller and our teeth crooked and crowded, creating not only aesthetic challenges but also difficulties with breathing. Modern orthodontics has persuaded us that braces and oral devices can correct these problems. While teeth can certainly be straightened, what about the underlying causes of this rapid shift in oral evolution and the health risks posed by obstructed airways? Sandra Kahn and Paul R. Ehrlich, a pioneering orthodontist and a world-renowned evolutionist, respectively, present the biological, dietary, and cultural changes that have driven us toward this major health challenge. They propose simple adjustments that can alleviate this developing crisis, as well as a major alternative to orthodontics that promises more significant long-term relief. Jaws will change your life. Every parent should read this book.

Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

A Text-book for Schools, Academies, Colleges, and Families

Author: Joseph C. Martindale

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Physiology

Page: 242

View: 9594

Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications and Complications

Author: Kanchan Ganda

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118313917

Category: Medical

Page: 792

View: 5865

The second edition of Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications and Complications continues to provide quick-access, clinical information on the dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications. Expanded in this second edition is information about patient medications. Ideal for general practitioners and students in advanced general dentistry programs, the book outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.

Dental Erosion and Its Clinical Management

Author: Bennett T. Amaechi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319139932

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 8149

This handbook distils the most up-to-date theory and practical information on dental erosion and dentin hypersensitivity into an accessible and practical clinical guide for general dental practitioners, dental students, dental educators, and other health professionals. Topics are covered in a step-by-step, easy-to-understand manner, with tables, checklists, images, flowcharts, and bullet point-like presentation of core messages that is ideal for busy dental practitioners and students. Besides providing evidence-based guidance on treatment and prevention strategies, the book examines thoroughly the dental erosion process itself and the intrinsic and extrinsic causes. Chapters are also included on the etiology, prevalence, and management of dentin hypersensitivity, the restoration of worn dentin, and non-carious cervical lesions. The authors are renowned, clinically active international experts in different aspects of dental erosion and its management.

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry E-Book

Author: Lakshman Samaranayake

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046957

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6202

The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi] Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines

Proceedings of 25th Euro Congress and Expo on Dental & Oral Health 2017

Journal of Dentistry : Volume 7

Author: ConferenceSeries

Publisher: ConferenceSeries

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 87

View: 9192

October 16-18, 2017 Budapest, Hungary Key Topics : Advances in Dentistry, Oral Epidemiology & Community Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry, Dental practice management and Marketing, Technological Tools in Dentistry, Oral Cancer, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dentures, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Prosthodontics & Periodontics, Dental Implants and prosthesis, Orofacial Myology, Forensic Dentistry, Dental Sleep Medicine, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental research, Dental hygiene, Dental public health,