Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, 6th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817222
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817227
  • DDC: 617.6
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides basic consumer health information about dental hygiene, preventive care, and oral health concerns for children and adults, with facts about surgical, orthodontic, and cosmetic dental procedures, and diseases of the mouth and jaw. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.<\P>

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: Nutrition Impacts Oral Health.
6: Fluoride Prevents Tooth Decay.
7: Dental Plaque.
8: Mouth Injuries.
9: Oral Health for Older Adults.
10: Visiting Your Dentist’s Office.
11: Routine Dental Visits and Overcoming Dental Phobia.
12: Dental Caries (Cavities).
13: Dental Imaging.
14: Tooth Pain.
15: Medications Used in Dentistry.
16: Sedation Techniques Used by Dentists.
17: Alternatives to Dental Drills.
18: Dental Fillings.
19: Rebuilding and Reshaping Teeth.
20: Having a Tooth Pulled.
21: Dentures.
22: Dental Care for Infants and Children.
23: Oral Health for Infants.
24: Weaning a Child from a Bottle.
25: Routine Care of Children’s Teeth.
26: Fluoride Consumption during Tooth Development.
27: Preventing Tooth Decay in Children.
28: Mouth Injuries in Children.
29: Bruxism.
30: Oral Conditions in Children with Special Needs.
31: Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodontic, and Orofacial Conditions and Procedures.
32: Orthodontia.
33: Endodontic and Treatment.
34: Periodontal (Gum) Disease.
35: Dental Implants.
36: Facial Trauma.
37: Corrective Jaw Surgery.
38: Oral Diseases and Disorders.
39: Amelogenesis Imperfecta.
40: Bad Breath (Halitosis).
41: Burning Mouth Syndrome.
42: Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate.
43: Dentinogenesis Imperfecta.
44: Dry Mouth Disorders.
45: Jaw Problems.
46: Leukoplakia.
47: Mouth Sores.
48: Oral Allergy Syndrome.
49: Oral Cancer.
50: Taste Disorders.
51: Thrush (Oropharyngeal Candidiasis).
52: Tongue Disorders.
53: Health Conditions That Affect Oral Health.
54: Cancer Treatment and 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: Heart Disease and Oral Health.
60: Immune System Disorders and Oral Health.
61: Meth (Methamphetamine) Mouth.
62: Organ Transplantation and Oral Health Management.
63: Osteoporosis Affects Bones and Teeth.
64: Pregnancy and Oral Health.
65: Tobacco Use-Associated Oral Changes.
66: Mouth Microbes: The Helpful and the Harmful.
67: Finding and Financing Oral Health in the United States.
68: Access to Oral Healthcare.
69: Expenditures and Financing of Oral Healthcare.
70: Head Start Programs.
71: Dental Sealants at School-Based Services.
72: Finding Low-Cost Dental Care.
73: Additional Help and Information.
74: Glossary of Terms Related to Dental Care and Oral Health.
75: Directory of Local Dental Schools.
76: Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Dental Care and Oral Health Resources.