How to Have Children with Perfect Teeth

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The book gives future parents, nurses, dentists, and physicians simple, proven, step by step directions for producing children whose teeth will not have cavities, can be protected from injury, and can often avoid the need for straightening. If orthodontics is required, you learn how to obtain the best results at the most reasonable cost. On another level, you learn how private dental organizations have conspired with persons at the National Institutes of Health in Washington to keep the knowledge of cavity-free ...
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Overview

The book gives future parents, nurses, dentists, and physicians simple, proven, step by step directions for producing children whose teeth will not have cavities, can be protected from injury, and can often avoid the need for straightening. If orthodontics is required, you learn how to obtain the best results at the most reasonable cost. On another level, you learn how private dental organizations have conspired with persons at the National Institutes of Health in Washington to keep the knowledge of cavity-free children from the public for 40 years. Much of that sordid political tale will make you angry while the antics of some of the people involved will make you laugh.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587216510
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I Cavity Free Children 1
Chapter 1 The Secret of Cavity Free Teeth 5
Chapter 2 Fluoride Supplement Dosage for Pregnancy and for Infants and Children 13
Chapter 3 Short Revue of the Evidence for the Benefits of Prenatal Fluoride 23
Chapter 4 Prenatal Fluoride and Your Pregnancy Nurse, Family Doctor/OBSTETRICIAN 27
Chapter 5 How to Get the Fluoride You Need in Your Pregnancy and Pregnancy Nutrition 31
Chapter 6 Additional Cavity Prevention Methods 41
Chapter 7 Other Facts About Fluoride 47
Chapter 8 Primary Teeth, Permanent Teeth, Gingiva: What do We Mean, and What Causes and Prevents Tooth Decay? 51
Chapter 9 Choosing a Quality Dentist for Your Children 59
Chapter 10 A Child's Visit to the Dentist 67
Section II Trauma (Injury) to the Mouth & Teeth 71
Chapter 11 Prevention and Treatment of Injury 73
Section III Orthodontics 81
Chapter 12 Prevention 83
Chapter 13 Preventive Orthodontic Treatment 87
Chapter 14 Interceptive Orthodontics (Early Orthodontic Treatment: Phase I) 99
Chapter 15 Removable Orthodontic Appliances (Functionals) 103
Chapter 16 Final And/Or Full Orthodontic Treatment 105
Chapter 17 Who Does Orthodontics? 107
Chapter 18 The Cost of Orthodontics 111
Chapter 19 The Most Common Errors in Orthodontics and How to Avoid Them 113
Chapter 20 The Ideal Orthodontic Result 123
Chapter 21 Orthodontic Relapse 127
Chapter 22 The Straight Wire Orthodontic Technique 132
Chapter 23 Wisdom Teeth and Why It is Smart to Remove Them in Your Mid-Teens 133
Section IV More Useful Information 139
Chapter 24 Candy for Breakfast: Grease for Lunch 141
Chapter 25 What Should Children Drink? 159
Chapter 26 Food, Drink, and Discipline 165
Chapter 27 Airway: Nose and Throat Breathing Problems 177
Chapter 28 Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Dentistry 187
Chapter 29 Periodontal Disease of the Gums and Bone Around the Teeth 191
Chapter 30 Dental Insurance 193
Chapter 31 Dental HMOs ("Health Maintenance Organizations," Dental Plans, Dental Panels, Clinics and the Like, Which Take Away Your Freedom to Choose Your Dentist) 195
Chapter 32 Medical HMOs, the Hillary Clinton Health Plan 199
Chapter 33 The American Dental Association, Fluoride and Tooth Decay 217
Chapter 34 The Government: The National Institute of Dental Research and Fluoride 233
Chapter 35 Fluoride: What Is It and What Do We Know About It? 247
Chapter 36 The History of Fluoride and Water Fluoridation 253
Chapter 37 Water Fluoridation and What It Cannot Do 259
Chapter 38 Other Problems of Fluoridation 265
Chapter 39 Antifluoridationists 271
Section V From Pregnancy to Adulthood A Year by Year Guide for the Parent 281
Chapter 40 Pregnancy 285
Chapter 41 The Infant From Birth to Six Months 293
Chapter 42 The Infant From Six Months to Two Years 299
Chapter 43 Two to Three Years 313
Chapter 44 Three to Four Years 317
Chapter 45 Four to Five Years 323
Chapter 46 Six to Eight Years 329
Chapter 47 Nine to Twelve Years 335
Chapter 48 Thirteen to Fifteen Years 341
Chapter 49 Sixteen to Eighteen Years 347
Appendix I The Rediscovery of Prenatal Fluoride CCCL
Appendix II Review of Prenatal Fluoride V
Appendix III Fluoride Papers Published by Dr. Frances B. Glenn XV
Appendix IV Flouride Compounds Available for Osteoporosis Prevention XVII
Index (Items That Might Not be Obvious Which Chapter They Are in) XIX
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