Higher Education

Nutrition and Dental Health, 2nd Edition

  • Ann Ehrlich Goddard College
  • ISBN-10: 0827357168  |  ISBN-13: 9780827357167
  • 384 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1987
  • © 1994 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00
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About

Overview

The purpose of this book is to teach the three main factors in dental health (general nutrition, fluorides, and plaque control), and how to communicate this information to patients to improve their dental health. Completely rewritten to address the latest research and recent changes in preventive dentistry.

Features and Benefits

  • covers essential aspects of nutrition including the healthy diet, nutrients, the new Food Pyramid, and digestion
  • focuses on the importance of fluorides; nutrients that make teeth more resistant to decay and play an important role in preventive dentistry
  • coverage of plaque control through diet and oral hygiene to reduce tooth decay and periodontal disease
  • each chapter contains ten exercises and suggested class activities to reinforce content
  • the text includes a glossary, appendix of answers to chapter exercises, and crossword puzzles with solutions

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ann Ehrlich

Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author, and lifelong student. Considered one of the leading experts in the field of medical terminology since 1988, she has written numerous books on such health topics as dental assisting, practice management, speech therapy and lymphedema.