The discipline of dental public health (or more broadly, Community Oral Health) is required by the General Dental Council to be taught in every UK dental school. There is also now an established specialty of Dental Public Health within the National Health Service, as well as an option to take Dental Public Health for the 2nd part of the Fellowship of Dental Surgeons.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||7.48(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)|
Table of Contents
Principles and practice of public health; The primary health care approach; Society and oral health; Health needs assessment; Principles and methods of oral epidemiology; Public health aspects of oral diseases and disorders; Community-based strategies for preventing dental caries; Trends in oral health; Statistics in community oral health; Principles of health economics in community oral health; Principles of oral health promotion; Principles of health behaviour and health education; Nutrition, dietary guidelines and food policy in oral health; Fluoridation; Practical applications in oral health promotion; Principles of organisation and models of delivery of oral health care; Delivery of oral health care and implications for future planning in the UK, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Latin America and developing countries.