Author: John J. Murray,June H Nunn,James G Steele
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The new edition of Prevention of Oral Disease remains the only comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of dental prevention. Chapters covering conventional preventive issues such as diet and fluorides are complemented by innovative new or revised material in a wide range of areas, including mucosal disease, the pulp odontal disease. Generic subjects such as the social dimension of oral health and health promotion underpin the clinically based chapters. The book is relevant to anyone who has to provide or understand prevention, irrespective of their clinical discipline or interest.The new edition has been brought in line with undergraduate teaching methods and the way in which dentistry students learn/revise The only textbook to cover all aspects of preventive dental care in a focused, evidence-based way New two-colour text design and numerous summary boxes and key points throughout the book ensure a format that is learner friendly Cross-disciplinary, with editors from different fields
Author: John J. Murray
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
The first edition of this book summarized current knowledge of factors such as diet, fluoride, oral cleanliness, fissure sealants, and vaccination in the reduction of dental disease. In this updated second edition, the discussion of diet, fluoride, and fissure sealants have been expanded. A new chapter on changes in the prevalence of dental caries has been added and further consideration has been given to the changing pattern of dental treatment. The scope of the book has been widened with new material on dental health education and on prevention in old age and among the handicapped.
Author: David P. Cappelli,Connie C. Mobley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
PART ONE: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION THEORY 1. Epidemiology/Biology of Dental Caries 2. Epidemiology/Biology of Periodontal Diseases 3. Epidemiology/Biology of Oral Cancer PART TWO: RISK-BASED PREVENTION 4. Dental Caries and Associated Risk Factors 5. Periodontal Disease and Associated Risk Factors 6. Oral Cancer and Associated Risk Factors 7. Synergism between Pharmacology and Oral Health PART THREE: ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES TO TAILOR YOUR PATIENT CARE PLAN 8. Nutritional Risk Assessment 9. Laboratory Testing 10. Integrating Risk and Health Promotion Counseling 11. Enhancing Patient Adherence to Preventive Programs 12. The Fearful and Phobic Patient 13. Cultural Competence and Risk Assessment PART FOUR: PREVENTION AND PRACTICE 14. Disease Prevention/Health Promotion 15. Prevention Strategies for Dental Caries 16. Prevention Strategies for Periodontal Diseases 17. Prevention Strategies for Oral Cancer 18. Prevention Strategies for Oral Components of Systemic Conditions 19. Prevention Strategies for Special Populations 20. Integrating Preventive Strategies into Clinical Practice.
Author: Hardy Limeback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry provides one user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures. Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry is grounded in a patient-centered, pre-emptive, and minimally invasive philosophy. The book begins by covering individual diseases, such as caries, periodontitis, and oral cancer, as well as therapies (sealants, fluoride) and other relevant conditions (toothwear, hypersensitivity). Additionally, concepts such as the role of diet and nutrition in oral health are discussed. Also covered are oral care products and new techological developments in caries diagnosis and risk assessment, periodontal disease and oral cancer, as well as new developments in home care products. A valuable and comprehensive companion that will appeal to dentists and dental hygienists, this helpful new book provides its readers with one authoritative resource that offers a reliable and helpful companion to practicing preventive dentistry.
Author: Brian A. Burt,Steven A. Eklund
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This great resource presents dentistry and dental practice against the ever-changing backdrop of economic, technological, and demographic trends, as well as the distribution of the oral diseases that dental professionals treat and prevent. The text is logically divided into five parts. Dentistry and the Community deals with the development of the dental and dental hygiene professions, demographics of the public, its use of dental services, and the professional role. Dental Practice covers the structure and financing of dental care, the personnel involved in providing that care, and the emerging field of evidence-based dentistry. The Methods of Oral Epidemiology provides a comprehensive assessment of the epidemiology of oral diseases and the determinants of their distribution in society. The Distribution of Oral Diseases and Conditions gives a detailed presentation of how the common oral diseases are distributed in the community. Prevention of Oral Diseases in Public Health discusses methods of preventing oral diseases in dental practice and through public health action. Thorough explanations of how to read dental literature help readers understand how to draw their own conclusions from the latest studies. Coverage presents a number of complex problems facing practitioners today regarding access to dental care, and discusses how to solve them by working with public authorities and insurers. Comprehensive coverage of oral disease distribution helps readers to understand trends and risks they will encounter in the field. Material on prevention and control of oral diseases provides important information that all dental practitioners should have. Research designs used in oral epidemology assess the pros and cons of dental indexes available, allowing readers to gain an understanding of the complexities of disease measurement and research. Detailed content on providing dental care to the American public presents a unique opportunity to learn the system of dental care delivery. State-of-the-art coverage of mercury issues offer a balanced view of issues like toxicity, potential hazards, review of evidence, and politics. Ethical guidelines provide a discussion of how ethical principles have evolved over time and the precipitating events that pushed ethical practice into the forefront of health care. Information on the development of dental professions gives readers insight into how these professions originated and their current state. · Content addresses evidence-based dentistry, and how it can and should become part of the everyday clinical life of the practitioner, since staying current is vital to providing excellent patient care. · Discussions of infection control procedures and the impact of HIV and Hepatitis B incorporate new, updated guidelines in dental health care settings released in 2003.
Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Category: Health & Fitness
This manual encourages countries to conduct standardized oral health surveys that are comparable internationally. The manual provides guidelines for assessing the current oral health status of a population and the future needs for oral health intervention. Oral diseases are among the most prevalent non-communicable diseases and major components of the global burden of disease. The key risk factors are common to chronic and oral diseases. Guidelines are presented for risk factors assessment. The WHO approach can facilitate the incorporation of oral health into national health surveillance systems. Surveillance of oral health over time and monitoring of programs may provide decision-makers, public health planners, and health administrators with valuable information about the relevance and cost-effectiveness of public health intervention programs.
Author: Lise Lund Håheim
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
This book provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge about research in oral infections and their association with cardiovascular diseases. Several epidemiological, clinical and other scientific aspects are covered in this book through the work of medical experts. The detailed accounts in this book are of great value to readers in the scientific community, practitioners, teachers and students in relevant fields, and health-care planners.
Author: T. Wallace MacFarlane,Lakshman P. Samaranayake
Clinical Oral Microbiology describes the significant models of monomicrobial and polymicrobial mechanisms of pathogenicity to appreciate the multifactorial nature of many infections. This book provides an understanding in the development of the science and practice of clinical oral microbiology. Organized into five parts encompassing 17 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the various types of oral and dental infections. This text then describes the different environmental characteristics of the human mouth, which consists of a complex mixture of microbial species of bacteria, fungi, mycoplasma, and protozoa. Other chapters consider the relative proportions of oral microorganisms in health. This book discusses as well the interplay of the etiological factors in dental caries. The final chapter deals with the transmission of infectious agents among patients and staff within a hospital environment, which is commonly called as cross-infection. This book is a valuable resource for microbiologists, dentists, oral pathologists, clinicians, and practitioners.
The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums
Author: Nadine Artemis
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Category: Health & Fitness
A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.
Infancy through Adolescence
Author: Arthur Nowak,John R. Christensen,Tad R. Mabry,Janice Alisa Townsend,Martha H. Wells
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Provide superior oral and dental care to children of all ages! Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence, 6th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of oral care for infants, children, teenagers, and medically compromised pediatric patients. Organized by age group, the text covers examination, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as topics such as the prevention of dental disease, traumatic injuries, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry. UNIQUE! Age-specific organization separates sections and chapters by age group to cover specific changes the child experiences physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially. Fundamentals of Pediatric Dentistry section covers basic information on children of all ages, including topics such as local and systemic diseases, pediatric physiology, cariology, pain control, and medical emergencies. Coverage of current trends and challenges emphasizes the prevention of dental diseases and reflects pediatric dentistry as it is practiced today. UPDATED coverage of caries risk assessment in children reflects the evolution of evidence-based oral health care. More than 1,000 full-color photos and illustrations show dental conditions and treatments. NEW chapters cover cariology, pain control, and cleft lip and palate; other updates include infant oral health, pit and fissure sealants, regenerative endodontics, and the risk factors surrounding the transition from adolescence to adulthood. NEW! Greater diversity of contributors includes expert perspectives from all over the world.
The Surprising Link between Your Teeth, Real Food, and Life-Changing Natural Health
Author: Steven Lin
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
Category: Health & Fitness
Throughout the years, dental health has often been characterized as a reflection of our overall health, where bad oral health results from issues with other parts of our body. But what if we flipped the paradigm? What if we thought about dental health as the foundation for our physical health as a whole? Dr. Steven Lin, an experienced dentist and the world’s first dental nutritionist, has analyzed our ancestral traditions, epigenetics, gut health, and the microbiome in order to develop food-based principles for a literal top-down holistic health approach. Merging dental and nutritional science, Dr. Lin lays out the dietary program that can help ensure you won’t need dental fillings or cholesterol medications —and give you the resources to raise kids who develop naturally straight teeth. With our mouth as the gatekeeper of our gut, keeping our oral microbiome balanced will create a healthy body through a healthy mouth. Dr. Lin arms you with a 40-day meal plan, complete with the Dental Diet food pyramid, exercises for the mouth, recipes, and cooking techniques to help you easily and successfully implement his techniques into your everyday life. The tools to improve overall wellness levels and reverse disease are closer than we think —in our markets, in our pantries, and, most frequently, in our mouths —if not just a well-chosen bite or two away.
Author: Ronnie Levine,Catherine Stillman-Lowe
The first edition of this classic text appeared in 1976 with the aim of refining and standardising the advice given to the public and to ensure that such advice was scientifically sound and evidence-based. It was written not only members of the dental professions and those involved in general healthcare including medical practitioners, school nurses, health visitors, midwives, dieticians, pharmacists and public health practitioners, but also those who influence health in the wider community, such as teachers, child carers and peer educators. While originally written for a UK readership it became clear that it was used in other countries and that a new international edition was needed. To ensure that this new edition would reflect a consensus of international expert opinion and be relevant to a much broader readership, a panel of eminent experts was enlisted from as far afield as Japan, Singapore, Denmark, Switzerland and the USA. The text is consistent with current evidence and guidance from the WHO, and includes comparative guidance from other countries and systematic reviews of research evidence from the Cochrane Collaboration database. It provides information and advice on the main aspects of oral health, including the cause and prevention of dental caries, periodontal disease, dental erosion, oral cancer and dental problems in children under five. Throughout the book, key points are given at the beginning of each chapter, with an indication of the strength of supporting scientific evidence using a simple scheme.
Prevention - Diagnosis - Management
Author: Giovanni Felisati,Matteo Chiapsco
Filling a gap in the literature, this unique and innovative reference is a comprehensive guide to the management of sinonasal complications of dental disease and treatment. It bridges the fields of otorhinolaryngology and oral surgery, providing multidisciplinary and precise discussion of the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sinonasal complications. The text considers complications following inadequately treated dental infection, improper endodontic treatments, implant placement, and maxillary sinus grafting prior to or in association with oral implant placement. Readers will find complete coverage of both medical and surgical protocols to prevent and treat sinonasal complications, with practical guidance for the diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas posed by these often clinically complex cases. Special Features: Insights from otorhinolaryngologists, craniomaxillofacial surgeons, oral surgeons, and dentists allow for the effective treatment of a broad range of complications, from fungus balls and oro-antral fistulae to peri-implant osteitis with sinusitis and failed maxillary sinus augmentation procedures Chapter on anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the paranasal sinuses presents relevant background information Thorough description of surgical procedures, including functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) and intraoral approaches, used separately or in combination More than 300 high-quality images, including radiological images, color line illustrations, and photographs, support and enhance the text Flow charts, tables, and key points throughout the book offer quick access to crucial details Case reports and online surgical videos aid in the application of concepts to everyday practice Sinonasal Complications of Dental Disease and Treatment: Prevention–Diagnosis–Management is an indispensable resource for otorhinolaryngologists, oral surgeons, craniomaxillofacial surgeons, and dentists who encounter patients with sinonasal complications resulting from dental pathologies or treatments. It contains the up-to-date and accurate information that surgeons need to have before dealing with these frequently occurring complications.
Author: Cynthia A. Stegeman,Judi Ratliff Davis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 4th Edition, is specifically tailored to address relevant nutritional concerns for both practicing hygienists and dental hygiene students alike. Written by an author team with experience in both disciplines, this full-color text offers a balanced and comprehensive view of how nutrition affects dental health. In addition to basic nutritional advice relevant for dental hygienists, coverage also includes current nutritional concerns, such as high-protein diets, bottled water versus tap water, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the new (ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system. A new chapter on biochemistry expands coverage of a topic that is addressed on the dental hygiene board exam. No other nutritional guide in dental hygiene offers so much! NEW! Biochemistry chapter provides foundational concepts that support content throughout the book and also address coverage on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). NEW! Updated coverage includes new content on fluoride, vitamin D, calcium, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the new ChooseMyPlate.gov graphic and food guidance system, and the latest research in this dynamic field. NEW! Full-color photographs and illustrations showcase current federal guidelines and exemplify the types of foods that supply various macro- and micronutrients. NEW! Practice quizzes allow you to test your comprehension along with instant feedback and remediation to address strengths and weaknesses. NEW information on relevant cultural issues, such as: Pros and cons of popular high-protein diets Vitamin D deficiency in the United States Vitamin/mineral supplements Information on bottled water, energy drinks, and sports drinks UPDATED content addresses the newly released MyPyramid dietary guidelines! FULL-COLOR design better illustrates concepts, especially the effects vitamin deficiency can have on the oral cavity.