Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812743
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812741
  • DDC: 617.6
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Basic consumer health information about caring for the mouth and teeth, including facts about dental hygiene and routine care guidelines, fluoride, sealants, tooth whitening systems, cavities, root canals, extractions, implants, veneers, dentures, and orthodontic and orofacial.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Taking Care of Your Mouth and Teeth.
2: Steps to Dental Health.
3: Anatomy of the Mouth.
4: Taking Care of Your Teeth.
5: Removing Dental Plaque Improves Your Oral Health.
6: Nutrition Impacts Oral Health.
7: Fluoride Prevents Tooth Decay.
8: Oral Injuries.
9: Caring for Oral Piercings.
10: Traveler's Guide to Safe Dental Care.
11: Visiting Your Dentist's Office.
12: Routine Dental Visits.
13: Dental Caries (Cavities) in Adults.
14: Dental Imaging.
15: Tooth Pain.
16: Medications Used in Dentistry.
17: Sedation Techniques Used by Dentists.
18: Alternatives to Dental Drills.
19: Dental Fillings.
20: Rebuilding and Reshaping Teeth.
21: Having a Tooth Pulled.
22: Dentures.
23: Dental Care for Infants and Children.
24: Oral Health for Infants.
25: Routine Care for Children's Teeth.
26: Fluoride Consumption During Tooth Development.
27: Preventing Tooth Decay in Children Six Years and Younger.
28: Preventing Tooth Decay in School-Age Children.
29: Dental Caries (Cavities) in Children.
30: Preventing Sports-Related Orofacial Injuries.
31: Childhood Bruxism (Teeth Grinding or Clenching).
32: Oral Conditions in Children with Other Special Needs.
33: Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodontic, and Orofacial Procedures.
34: Orthodontia.
35: Endodontic Conditions and Treatment.
36: Periodontal (Gum) Disease.
37: Dental Implants.
38: Facial Trauma.
39: Corrective Jaw Surgery.
40: Oral Diseases and Disorders.
41: Bad Breath (Halitosis).
42: Burning Mouth Syndrome.
43: Cleft Palate.
44: Dentinogenesis Imperfecta.
45: Dry Mouth Disorders.
46: Jaw Problems.
47: Mouth Sores.
48: Oral Allergy Syndrome.
49: Oral Cancer.
50: Taste Disorders.
51: Thrush.
52: Tongue Disorders.
53: Health Conditions That Affect Oral Health.
54: Cancer Treatment Oral Complications.
55: Celiac Disease and Dental Enamel Defects.
56: Diabetes and Oral Health.
57: Disabilities and Oral Care.
58: Eating Disorders and Oral Health.
59: Growth Hormone Deficiency Causes Dental Problems.
60: Heart Disease Patients, Anticoagulants, and Dental Care.
61: Immune System Disorders and Oral Health.
62: Marfan Syndrome and Dental Problems.
63: Meth (Methamphetamine) Mouth.
64: Organ Transplantation May Affect Your Mouth.
65: Osteoporosis Affects Bones and Teeth.
66: Periodontal Disease Associated with Chronic Diseases.
67: Pregnancy and Oral Health.
68: Tobacco Use Associated Oral Changes.
69: Finding and Financing Oral Health in the United States.
70: Access to Oral Health Care.
71: Expenditures and Financing of Oral Health Care.
72: Head Start Promotes Oral Health Services.
73: Fluoride and Sealants at School-Based Services.
74: Finding Low-Cost Dental Care.
75: Additional Help and Information.
76: Glossary of Dental Care and Oral Health Terms.
77: Directory of Local Dental Schools.
78: Directory of Additional Dental Care and Oral Health Resources.