Primary Preventive Dentistry

Primary Preventive Dentistry

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For all phases of a Dental Hygiene program, as well as Dental Assistant and general Dentistry courses.The sixth edition of this popular text reflects an increased emphasis on nutrition, school-based dental health clinics (SBHC), and health promotion. It focuses primarily on the clinical application of primary preventive dentistry procedures to control plaque diseases. The user-friendly format features learning objectives, self-evaluation questions, an extensive list of updated references for each chapter; and now, a comprehensive website that permits students to take a "mock examination" at the end of each chapter, giving them a means of self-evaluation at their level of more

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  • Hardback | 720 pages
  • 184 x 238 x 38mm | 1,202.03g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130918911
  • 9780130918918

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Primary Preventive Dentistry. 2. The Development and Structure of Dental Plaque (A Bacterial Biofilm), Calculus, and Other Tooth-Adherent Organic Materials. 3. The Developing Carious Lesion. 4. The Role of Dental Plaque in the Etiology and Progress of Periodontal Disease. 5. Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing Methods. 6. Dentifrices, Mouth Rinses, and Chewing Gums. 7. Supplemental Oral Health Self-Care. 8. Water Fluoridation. 9. Topical Fluoride Therapy. 10. Pit-and-Fissure Sealants. 11. Oral Biologic Defenses in Tooth Demineralization and Remineralization. 12. Caries Activity Testing. 13. Periodontal Disease Prevention. 14. Sugar and Other Sweeteners. 15. Nutrition, Diet, and Oral Conditions. 16. Understanding Human Motivation. 17. Dental Public Health Programs. 18. Preventive Oral Health in Early Childhood. 19. Oral Health Promotion in Schools. 20. Preventive Oral Health Care for Compromised Individuals. 21. Geriatric Dental Care. 22. Primary Preventive Dentistry in a Hospital Setting. 23. Rationale, Guidelines, and Procedures for Prevention of the Plaque more

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