Health Reference: Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815319
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815315
  • DDC: 617.6
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released October 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This new fifth edition offers updated information about mouth and tooth care for effective hygiene, nutrition, and decay prevention in children and adults. It discusses orthodontic, endodontic, and periodontics procedures, and gives facts about oral diseases and disorders.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Taking Care of Your Mouth and Teeth.
1: Steps to Dental Health.
2: Anatomy of the Mouth.
3: Taking Care of Your Teeth.
4: Nutrition Impacts Oral Health.
5: Fluoride Prevents Tooth Decay.
6: Dental Plaque.
7: Mouth Injuries.
8: Oral Health for Older Adults.
Visiting Your Dentist's Office.
9: Routine Dental Visits and Overcoming Dental Phobia.
10: Dental Caries (Cavities).
11: Dental Imaging.
12: Tooth Pain.
13: Medications Used in Dentistry.
14: Sedation Techniques Used by Dentists.
15: Alternatives to Dental Drills.
16: Dental Fillings.
17: Rebuilding and Reshaping Teeth.
18: Having a Tooth Pulled.
19: Dentures.
Dental Care for Infants and Children.
20: Oral Health for Infants.
21: Routine Care for Children's Teeth.
22: Fluoride Consumption during Tooth Development.
23: Dental Caries (Cavities) Prevalence in the United States.
24: Preventing Tooth Decay in Children.
25: Mouth Injuries in Children.
26: Bruxism and Non-Nutritive Sucking.
27: Oral Conditions in Children with Other Special Needs.
28: Finding and Visiting a Dental Clinic with Your Child.
Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodontic, and Orofacial Procedures.
29: Orthodontia.
30: Endodontic Conditions and Treatment.
31: Periodontal (Gum) Disease.
32: Dental Implants.
33: Facial Trauma.
34: Corrective Jaw Surgery.
Oral Diseases and Disorders.
35: Bad Breath (Halitosis).
36: Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS).
37: Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate.
38: Dentinogenesis Imperfecta.
39: Dry Mouth Disorders.
40: Jaw Problems.
41: Mouth Sores.
42: Oral Allergy Syndrome.
43: Oral Cancer.
44: Taste Disorders.
45: Thrush.
46: Tongue Tie (Ankyloglossia).
Health Conditions that Affect Oral Health.
47: Cancer Treatment and Oral Complications.
48: Celiac Disease and Dental Enamel Defects.
49: Diabetes and Oral Health.
50: Disabilities and Oral Care.
51: Heart Disease and Oral Health.
52: Immune System Disorders and Oral Health.
53: Meth (Methamphetamine) Mouth.
54: Organ Transplantation and Oral Health Management.
55: Osteoporosis Affects Bones and Teeth.
56: Periodontal Disease Associated with Chronic Diseases.
57: Pregnancy and Oral Health.
58: Tobacco Use Associated Oral Changes.
Finding and Financing Oral Health in the United States.
59: Access to Oral Healthcare.
60: Expenditures and Financing of Oral Healthcare.
61: Fluoride and Sealants at School-Based Services.
62: Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care Practice.
Additional Help and Information.
63: Glossary of Terms Related to Dental Care and Oral Health.
64: Directory of Local Dental Schools.
65: Directory of Organizations that Provide Information about Dental Care and Oral Health Resources.