Primary Preventive Dentistry / Edition 7

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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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Ihab Hanna
This updated edition (last edition 1995) offers the most recent research studies, clinical applications, and guidelines for oral disease prevention. There is broad coverage of oral health promotion among all populations, including early childhood, schools, geriatric, compromised patients, and hospital settings. The editors' objectives, which are met in the book, are to provide oral health providers the basic knowledge about the biology, pathophysiology, methods of prevention, and better understanding of the management of the geriatric population, compromised patients, and patients in a hospital setting. This book is written for students, residents, and all practitioners, with no duplication or omission of material. The large number of contributors from international teaching institutions reflects the rich contribution from throughout the world and represents credible authorities in the field. This book covers the importance and methods of application of primary preventive dentistry with emphasis on nutrition, risk factors assessment, and patient motivation not only for patients in dental offices or schools, but also in nursing homes, hospitals, and for those who are compromised. A short epilogue on Ethics of Prevention has been added to this edition. These areas are covered in a user friendly format with objectives, introduction, and a summary with each chapter. This book offers basic knowledge for students about the special care population as well management issues for post-graduate residents and an update of changes in primary preventive dentistry for specialists.
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Reviewer: Ihab Hanna, DDS (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This updated edition (last edition 1995) offers the most recent research studies, clinical applications, and guidelines for oral disease prevention. There is broad coverage of oral health promotion among all populations, including early childhood, schools, geriatric, compromised patients, and hospital settings.
Purpose: The editors' objectives, which are met in the book, are to provide oral health providers the basic knowledge about the biology, pathophysiology, methods of prevention, and better understanding of the management of the geriatric population, compromised patients, and patients in a hospital setting.
Audience: This book is written for students, residents, and all practitioners, with no duplication or omission of material. The large number of contributors from international teaching institutions reflects the rich contribution from throughout the world and represents credible authorities in the field.
Features: This book covers the importance and methods of application of primary preventive dentistry with emphasis on nutrition, risk factors assessment, and patient motivation not only for patients in dental offices or schools, but also in nursing homes, hospitals, and for those who are compromised. A short epilogue on Ethics of Prevention has been added to this edition. These areas are covered in a user friendly format with objectives, introduction, and a summary with each chapter.
Assessment: This book offers basic knowledge for students about the special care population as well management issues for post-graduate residents and an update of changes in primary preventive dentistry for specialists.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132412230
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 9/23/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 552
  • Sales rank: 1,359,215
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Primary Preventive Dental Concepts

1. Introduction to and Historical Perspective of Primary Preventive Dentistry

Etiology of Dental Diseases and Conditions

2. Dental Plaque

3. Dental Caries

4. Periodontal Disease

5. Oral Cancer

6. Dental Trauma

7. Host Mechanisms in the Oral Cavity

Preventive Strategies

8. Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing Methods

9. Dentifrices, Mouthrinses and Chewing Gums

10. Oral Health Self-Care Supplemental Measures

11. Community Water Fluoridation

12. Topical Fluoride Therapies

13. Dental Sealants

14. Nutrition

15. Sugar and Other Sweeteners

16. Professional Dental Hygiene Care

17. Health Education and Promotion Theories

18. Tobacco Cessation

19. Athletic Mouthguards

20. Technological Advances in the Dental Care

Public Health and Target Populations

21. Dental Public Health

22. Target Population Descriptions and Preventive Strategies

a. Pregnancy and Infancy

b. Pediatrics

c. Adults (including women’s health)

d. Geriatrics

e. Populations with Medical Conditions/Diseases

f. Developmental Disabilities

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