Dentistry 101

Dentistry 101

by David Longworth



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592983124
Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Along with Dentistry 101, David Longworth is also the author of a book entitled Survivor, which chronicles his naval career. Following his naval career, he pursued a career in dentistry. He attended the University of Minnesota and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1959. He then completed a post-doctorate two-year course in orthodontics at the University of Minnesota in 1962. He announced his limited practice to the specialty of orthodontics in 1963. Dr. Longworth is currently South Dakota's only orthodontist listed as a Premier Invisalign Provider.

Table of Contents

Foreword viii

Preface xi

Chapter 1 Why This Book? 1

Chapter 2 My Early Dental History 7

Chapter 3 My Introduction to Naval Dentistry 11

Chapter 4 A Future with Dr. Smith? 15

Chapter 5 Enter Sir Galahad 21

Chapter 6 Big Business: Dental Insurance and the Beverage Industry 33

Chapter 7 Dental Recall Visits 37

Chapter 8 The Education of Dentists 41

Chapter 9 Our $10,000,000 Smiles 49

Chapter 10 Dental Amalgam Restorations 57

Chapter 11 Periodontal Disease 65

Chapter 12 Periodontal Disease: A Story 71

Chapter 13 Your Toothbrush: Friend or Foe? 75

Chapter 14 Orthodontics and Dental Health: Paradox or Challenge? 79

Chapter 15 Are You Trying to Put All of the Dentists Out of Work? 83

Chapter 16 Streamline Dental Education! 87

Chapter 17 State Boards of Dentistry 91

Chapter 18 Things We Haven't Considered Yet 93

Chapter 19 Is Our Delivery System Broken? 95

Chapter 20 Do We Need Teeth? 101

Chapter 21 Change: Inevitable, but Is It Kind? 105

About the Author 109

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