Primary Preventive Dentistry / Edition 7

Primary Preventive Dentistry / Edition 7

by Norman Harris, Franklin Garcia-Godoy, Christine N. Nathe, Franklin García-Godoy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132412233

ISBN-13: 9780132412230

Pub. Date: 09/23/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A landmark text, Primary Preventive Dentistry comprehensively presents the science and practice of preventive assessment and treatment modalities of preventive dental care. This seventh edition strives to enhance the readability of this book for dental hygiene and dental students. Moreover, the website has been enhanced to provide further opportunities for student

Overview

A landmark text, Primary Preventive Dentistry comprehensively presents the science and practice of preventive assessment and treatment modalities of preventive dental care. This seventh edition strives to enhance the readability of this book for dental hygiene and dental students. Moreover, the website has been enhanced to provide further opportunities for student study and case studies are available for student’s comprehension of total care. The book is sequenced in four units to further organize the material for reader understanding and comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132412230
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/23/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Primary Preventive Dentistry.
2. The Development of Dental Plaque: From Preeruptive Primary Cuticle to Acquired Pellicle to Dental Plaque to Calculus Formation.
3. The Developing Carious Lesion.
4. The Role of Dental Plaque in the Etiology and Progress of Inflammatory Periodontal Disease.
5. Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing Methods.
6. Dentrifrices, Mouth Rinses and Tooth Whiteners.
7. Personal Oral Hygiene: Auxiliary Measures to Complement Toothbrushing.
8. Water Fluoridation.
9. Topical Fluoride Therapy.
10. Pit and Fissure Sealants.
11. Oral Biologic Defenses and the Demineralization and Remineralization of Teeth.
12. Caries Activity Testing.
13. Periodontal Disease Prevention: Risk Assessment and Evaluation.
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-Based Setting.
23. Rationale, Guidelines, and Procedures for Prevention of the Plaque Diseases.
24. Ethics and Preventive Dentistry.

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