Basic Guide to Oral Health Education and Promotion

Basic Guide to Oral Health Education and Promotion

by Simon Felton, Alison Chapman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118629437
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/24/2013
Series: Basic Guide Dentistry Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

About the Authors

Alison Chapman is a dental hygienist, oral health education tutor, clinical teacher at Bristol
Dental Hospital and OHE course developer.

Simon Felton is a health and education writer, editor and researcher, and OHE course
developer.

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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xi

SECTION 1 Structure and Functions of the Oral Cavity 1

1 The oral cavity in health 3

SECTION 2 Diseases and Conditions of the Oral Cavity 23

2 Plaque, calculus and staining 25

3 Chronic gingivitis 35

4 Periodontal disease 41

5 Caries 53

6 Tooth surface loss and sensitivity 65

7 Xerostomia 76

8 Other diseases and disorders affecting the oral cavity 80

SECTION 3 Oral Disease Prevention 107

9 Diet and nutrition 109

10 Sugars in the diet 117

11 Fluoride 125

12 Fissure sealants 135

13 Smoking cessation and substance misuse 141

14 Anti-plaque agents 150

SECTION 4 Delivering Oral Health Messages 157

15 Communication 159

16 Education and planning sessions 165

17 Setting up a preventive dental unit 174

18 Planning an oral hygiene session outside of the practice 179

19 Practical oral hygiene instruction 182

SECTION 5 Oral Health Target Groups and Case Studies 197

20 Pregnant patients 199

21 Parents of pre-11 year olds 206

22 Adolescents and orthodontic patients 216

23 Older people 225

24 At-risk and special-care patients 234

25 Minority ethnic populations in the United Kingdom 241

26 Other health professionals 245

27 Planning education case studies and exhibitions 248

SECTION 6 Oral Health and Society 255

28 Sociology 257

29 Epidemiology 262

30 Evidence-based prevention 272

31 UK dental services 277

32 Oral health promotion 283

33 Dental research 288

Index 295

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