A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry

A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry

by Gordon J. Christensen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801667763

ISBN-13: 9780801667763

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry, 2 ed., is a highly visual reference written specifically for the patient that provides practical information on dental health and treatment options. A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry is the perfect resource for the practicing dentist to use when advising patients. Intended to be read by patients in the reception area and treatment room.…  See more details below

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A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry, 2 ed., is a highly visual reference written specifically for the patient that provides practical information on dental health and treatment options. A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry is the perfect resource for the practicing dentist to use when advising patients. Intended to be read by patients in the reception area and treatment room. Dentists can use it as a "show and tell" visual aid during diagnostic appointments, or they can send it home with patients to review information before procedures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801667763
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
247
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1How to Use This Book: Finding Solutions to Your Oral Problems1
2Divisions in Dentistry: Types of Dentists9
3Finding the Right Dentist: What to Consider in Your Choice of Dentists21
4Managed Care Programs in Dentistry: Managed Care24
5Controlling Pain in Dentistry: Pain Control28
6Infection Control in the Dental Office: Infection Control32
7Endodontics: Root Canals, Dead Teeth, Inside of Teeth37
8Esthetic Dentistry: Cosmetic Dentistry: Improving Your Smile45
9Oral Challenges of the Mature Person: Geriatric Dentistry57
10Implant Dentistry: Substitutes for Tooth Roots Placed into Your Jaw61
11Occlusion: You Bite, Temporomandibular Joints, Temporomandibular Dysfunction74
12Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Madicine: Disases and Surgery Related to the Oral and Facial Areas83
13Orthodontics: Straightening Teeth99
14Pediatric Dentistry: Dentistry for Children113
15Periodontics: Gums and Bone Surronding Teeth129
16Prosthodontics, Fixed: Crowns (Caps) or Bridges Cemented Onto Teeth139
17Prosthodontics, Removable: Dentures Replacing All or Some Teeth155
18Restorative or Operative Dentistry: Fillings for Teeth167
19Preventing the Need for Dental Treatment: Protecting Against Future Problems176
20Additional Sources of Information188

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