Diet and Nutrition in Oral Health

Diet and Nutrition in Oral Health

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Led by renowned educator, Carole Palmer, an outstanding team of authors has assembled the most current, comprehensive resource on diet and nutrition in oral health. This indispensible resource highlights the breadth of nutrition's relevance while providing practical "hands-on" strategies for addressing oral health nutrition issues. Features include: * Comprehensive, broad coverage that encompasses all nutritional implications for dental practice. * Life-span approach that details the basics of nutrition in health and disease, followed by detailed chapters on nutrition considerations from pediatrics to geriatrics. * Unique! Clinical application that allows material to be applied to real-life situations. * Case studies in each chapter that highlight the relevance of chapter principles to personal and patient health. * Outlines, goals, objectives, and "relevancy to dentistry" sections within each chapter. * Coverage of counseling skills. * Complete coverage of current nutrition issues as they apply to oral health including: osteoporosis, oral bone health, infection and immunity, and herbal more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 198.1 x 246.4 x 10.2mm | 680.4g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 013031384X
  • 9780130313843

Table of contents

I. NUTRITION TODAY. 1. Nutrition as the Foundation of General and Oral Health. 2. What Is an Adequate Diet? 3. Energy Balance and Weight Control. 4. Protein for Systemic and Oral Health: Meeting Needs in a Multicultural World. 5. Carbohydrates. 6. Lipids in Health and Disease. 7. The Minerals and Mineralization. 8. Vitamins and Dietary Supplements. 9. Nutrition Implications in Chronic Health Conditions. II. NUTRITION AND ORAL CONDITIONS. 10. Nutrition in the Growth and Development of Oral Structures: A Closer Look. 11. Diet, Nutrition, and Teeth. 12. Nutrition in the Periodontium. 13. Nutrition and Immuno-compromising Conditions and Oral Lesions. 14. Nutrition Concerns for the Dentally Compromised Patient. III. LIFE CYCLE NUTRITION AND ORAL HEALTH ISSUES. 15. Nutrition in Pregnancy, Infancy and Childhood. 16. Nutrition and Dietary Practices for Adolescence and Adulthood. 17. The Older Patient. IV. TOOLS FOR NUTRITION APPLICATIONS IN CLINICAL DENTAL PRACTICE. 18. Effective Communication in Dental Practice. 19. Principles of Diet Screening, Assessment, and Guidance. 20. How Medications Can Affect Nutrition, Diet and Oral Health. 21. Nutrition Resources for Dental Practice. IV. APPENDICES. A. Answers to Case Studies. B. Food Guides. C. Sample Diet Screening And Assessment Forms. D. Food Composition Resources. E. Annotated Resources For Patient Education more