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Dental care and oral health sourcebook : 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 procedures; along with information about periodontal (gum) disease, canker sores, dry mouth, temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJ), oral cancer, and other conditions that impact oral health ... / edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Book | Omnigraphics | 2012 | Fourth edition.
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Fourth edition.
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xx, 631 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents
Preface -- Part 1: Taking Care Of Your Mouth And Teeth: -- Chapter 1: Steps to dental health -- Chapter 2: Anatomy of the mouth -- Chapter 3: Taking care of your teeth: -- 3-1: Why tooth care matters -- 3-2: Choosing a toothbrush -- 3-3: How to brush and floss -- 3-4: Mouth rinses -- 3-5: Oral irrigation -- 3-6: Best whitener to use at home -- 3-7: Avoiding tooth wear -- Chapter 4: Removing dental plaque improves your oral health: -- 4-1: What plaque is and how to get rid of it -- 4-2: Brushing time and toothpaste affect plaque removal -- 4-3: Home test to identify dental plaque -- Chapter 5: Nutrition Impacts Oral Health: -- 5-1: How food affects oral health -- 5-2: Minerals and nutrients are important for oral health -- 5-3: Sugar intake affects oral health -- 5-4: Xylitol: decay-preventive sweetener -- 5-5: Calcium is important for oral health -- Chapter 6: Fluoride prevents tooth decay: -- 6-1: Fluoridation basics -- 6-2: Questions about community water fluoridation -- 6-3: Bottled water and fluoride -- 6-4: Private well water and fluoride -- Chapter 7: Oral injuries: -- 7-1: Mouth guards and who should wear them -- 7-2: First aid for dental emergencies -- Chapter 8: Caring for oral piercings -- Chapter 9: Traveler's guide to safe dental care -- Part 2: Visiting Your Dentist's Office: -- Chapter 10: Routine dental visits: -- 10-1: What to expect -- 10-2: Easing dental phobia -- 10-3: Questions to ask about infection control -- Chapter 11: Dental caries (cavities) in adults -- Chapter 12: Dental imaging: -- 12-1: Dental radiography and patient x-ray doses -- 12-2: Newer technologies find tooth decay early -- Chapter 13: Tooth pain: -- 13-1: Hypersensitive teeth -- 13-2: Toothaches -- 13-3: Tooth abscess -- 13-4: Phantom tooth pain (atypical odontalgia) -- 13-5: Cracked teeth -- Chapter 14: Medications used in dentistry -- Chapter 15: Sedation techniques used by dentists -- Chapter 16: Alternatives to dental drills: -- 16-1: Air abrasion -- 16-2: Laser dentistry --
Chapter 17: Dental fillings -- 17-1: Dental amalgam fillings -- 17-2: Mercury in dental amalgam -- 17-3: Composite fillings -- 17-4: Temporary fillings -- 17-5: Peptide fluid stimulates tooth regeneration -- Chapter 18: Rebuilding and reshaping teeth: -- 18-1: Porcelain veneers -- 18-2: When should a tooth be crowned, not filled? -- 18-3: Dental crowns -- Chapter 19: Having a tooth pulled: -- 19-1: Facts about extraction -- 19-2: Impacted teeth -- Chapter 20: Dentures: -- 20-1: Types of dentures -- 20-2: Partial dentures -- 20-3: Information about denture care -- 20-4: Home use denture reline kit -- 20-5: Make your own dentures -- Part 3: Dental Care For Infants And Children: -- Chapter 21: Oral health for infants: -- 21-1: Healthy mouth for your baby -- 21-2: Teething -- Chapter 22: Routine care for children's teeth: -- 22-1: How to keep children's teeth healthy -- 22-2: From primary teeth to permanent teeth -- 22-3: Calcium is critical for tooth development -- 23: Fluoride consumption during tooth development -- 23-1: Dental fluorosis overview -- 23-2: Infant formula and fluorosis -- Chapter 24: Preventing tooth decay in children six years and younger: -- 24-1: Fluoride varnish -- 24-2: Xylitol syrup helps to prevent toddler tooth decay -- Chapter 25: Preventing tooth decay in school-age children: -- 25-1: Sealants seal out tooth decay -- 25-2: Re-think drinks for school-age children -- Chapter 26: Dental caries (cavities) in children -- Chapter 27: Preventing sports-related orofacial injuires -- Chapter 28: Childhood bruxism (teeth grinding or clenching) -- Chapter 29: Oral conditions in children with other special needs) --
Part 4: Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodontic, And Orofacial Procedures: -- Chapter 30: Orthodontia: -- 30-1: Orthodontia overview -- 30-2: Invisible braces -- 30-3: Reality of retainers -- Chapter 31: Endodontic conditions and treatment: -- 31-1: What is endodontic surgery? -- 31-2: Root canals -- 31-3: Endodontic retreatment -- Chapter 32: Periodontal (gum) disease: -- 32-1: Facts about periodontal disease -- 32-2: Types of gum disease -- 32-3: Older adults greatly affected by gum disease -- 32-4: Treatment of gum disease -- 32-5: Medications for periodontal treatment -- Chapter 33: Dental implants: -- 33-1: Dental implants result in minimal bone loss -- 33-2: Replacement teeth that look and feel like your own -- 33-3: Dental implant placement options -- Chapter 34: Facial trauma -- Chapter 35: Corrective jaw surgery -- Part 5: Oral Diseases And Disorders: -- Chapter 36: Bad breath (halitosis) -- Chapter 37: Burning mouth syndrome -- Chapter 38: Cleft palate: -- 38-1: Understanding craniofacial defects -- 38-2: Choosing a cleft palate or craniofacial team -- 38-3: Frequently asked questions about cleft lip and cleft palate -- 38-4: Breastfeeding children with cleft palate -- 38-5: Questions about scars from cleft palate surgeries -- 38-6: Information for adults with clefts -- Chapter 39: Dentinogenesis imperfecta -- Chapter 40: Dry mouth disorders: -- 40-1: Causes and treatment of dry mouth (xerostomia) -- 40-2: Salivary gland disorders -- 40-3: Sjogren syndrome -- Chapter 41: Jaw problems: -- 41-1: Jaw dislocation or fracture -- 41-2: Temporomandibular joint and muscle (TMJ) disorders -- 41-3: Osteonecrosis of the jaw -- Chapter 42: Mouth sores: -- 42-1: Types, causes, and prevention of mouth sores -- 42-2: Canker sores -- 42-3: Cold sores -- Chapter 43: Oral allergy syndrome -- Chapter 44: Oral cancer: -- 44-1: Detecting oral cancer -- 44-2: What you need to know about oral cancer -- 44-3: Smokeless tobacco's connection to cancer -- Chapter 45: Taste disorders -- Chapter 46: Thrush -- Chapter 47: Tongue disorders: -- 47-1: Tongue tie (ankyloglossia) -- 47-2: Tongue pain and other problems -- Part 6: Health Conditions That Affect Oral Health: -- Chapter 48: Cancer treatment oral complications -- 48-1: Three good reasons to see a dentist before cancer treatment -- 48-2: Chemotherapy and your mouth -- 48-3: Head and neck radiation treatment and your mouth -- 48-4: What the oncology team can do -- 48-5: What the dental team can do -- Chapter 49: Celiac disease and dental enamel defects -- Chapter 50: Diabetes and oral health -- Chapter 51: Disabilities and oral care: -- Section 51-1: Practical oral care for people with autism -- Section 51-2: Practical oral care for people with cerebral palsy -- Section 51-3: Practical oral care for people with developmental disabilities -- Section 51-4: Practical oral care for people with down syndrome -- Section 51-5: Practical oral care for people with intellectual disability -- Section 51-6: Caregiver's guide for every day dental care -- Chapter 52: Eating disorders and oral health -- Chapter 53: Growth hormone deficiency causes dental problems -- Chapter 54: Heart disease patients, anticoagulants, and dental care -- Chapter 55: Immune system disorders and oral health: -- 55-1: Latex allergy and dental treatment -- 55-2: Mouth problems with HIV -- 55-3: Oral hypersensitivity reactions --
Chapter 56: Marfan syndrome and dental problems -- Chapter 57: Meth (methamphetamine) mouth -- Chapter 58: Organ transplantation may affect your mouth -- Chapter 59: Osteoporosis affects bones and teeth -- 59-1: Oral health and bone disease -- 59-2: Bisphophonate therapy effects -- 59-3: Osteogenesis imperfecta -- Chapter 60: Periodontal disease associated with chronic diseases -- Chapter 61: Pregnancy and oral health -- Chapter 62: Tobacco use associated oral changes -- Part 7: Finding And Financing Oral Health In The United States: -- Chapter 63: Access to oral health care: -- 63-1: Oral health status and access -- 63-2: Vulnerable and underserved populations -- 63-3: Contributing factors to limited oral care access -- Chapter 64: Expenditures and financing of oral health care -- 64-1: Overview of expenditures -- 64-2: Dental coverage through private and public sources -- Chapter 65: Head start promotes oral health services -- Chapter 66: Fluoride and sealants at school-based services -- Chapter 67: Finding low-cost dental care -- Part 8: Additional Help And Information: -- Chapter 68: Glossary of dental care and oral health terms -- Chapter 69: Directory of local dental schools -- Chapter 70: Directory of additional dental care and oral health resources -- Index.
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0780812735 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
9780780812734 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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