Oral Healthcare and Technologies: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1522519041
  • ISBN-13: 9781522519041
  • DDC: 362.1976
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 530 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Emerging innovations in the medical sector have created new opportunities for improved patient care and disease control. By optimizing current practices and procedures, improvements in healthcare delivery and quality can be achieved. This book is a comprehensive resource with the latest scholarly perspectives on the technological advancements and real-world applications for oral hygiene and medical care. Featuring extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as disease management, healthcare administration, and medical informatics, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for professionals, researchers, students, and practitioners seeking academic material on developments and innovations in oral medicine.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Clinical Applications.
1: Digital Occlusal Force Distribution Patterns (DOFDPs): Theory and Clinical Consequences.
2: Periodontal Treatment and Computerized Occlusal Analysis.
3: Force Finishing in Dental Medicine: A Simplified Approach to Occlusal Harmony.
4: Dental Tissue Engineering Research and Translational Approaches towards Clinical Application.
5: Applications of Polymeric Micro- and Nano-Particles in Dentistry.
Diagnostics and Imaging.
6: Adding Technology to Diagnostic Methods.
7: Dental Diagnosis from X-Ray Images Using Fuzzy Rule-Based Systems.
8: Thermal Evaluation of Myogenous Temporomandibular Disorders and Myofascial Trigger Points in the Masticatory Muscles.
9: Computerized Occlusal Analysis in Occlusal Splint Therapy.
10: Occlusal Considerations in the Hypersensitive Dentition.
11: Segmentation and Feature Extraction of Panoramic Dental X-Ray Images.
Education, Literacy, and Health Services.
12: Using Online Social Networks for Increasing Health Literacy on Oral Health.
13: An Evaluation of Oral and Dental Health Services in Turkey and in the Member States of the EU in Terms of Economy.
14: The Acceptability of Teleconsultations in Teledentistry: A Case Study.