Nutrition and Caries

Nutrition and Caries

by B.C.P. Jansen (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1961)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642876783
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 07/19/2012
Series: Beitr�ge zur Ern�hrungswissenschaft , #6
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1961
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

I. Aetiology of Dental Caries.- II. Histology of Normal and Carious Dental Tissue..- A. Introduction.- 1. Simple Microscopy.- 2. Ground Sections.- 3. Electron Microscopy.- 4. Polarization Microscopy.- 5. Radioactive Isotopes.- B. Data Obtained During the Investigation of Odontogenesis.- C. Data Concerning Completed Dental Tissue.- 1. Enamel.- 2. Dentino-enamel Junction.- 3. Dentine.- D. Summary.- III. Dental Caries and General Health..- A. Introduction.- B. Some Particular Aspects.- 1. Bacteraemia and Cardiac Lesions.- 2. Provocation Drugs.- 3. The Milk Teeth.- 4. Bronchitis.- 5. The Eyes.- 6. Systemic Diseases.- 7. Diabetes.- C. Summary.- IV. Dental Caries and Hormones.- V. Observations in Man.- A. Introduction.- B. Tropical Regions.- C. Polar Regions.- D. Isolated Mountain Valleys and Isolated Islands in Temperate Regions.- E. Observations in the United States and West Europe.- F. Observations During Wartime.- G. Experiments in Man.- H. Summary.- VI. Fluorine.- A. Introduction.- B. Investigations on Special Aspects.- 1. Laboratory Investigations.- a. Solubility and Hardness of the Enamel.- b. The Plaque on the Teeth and the Enzyme Action.- c. Permeability of the Enamel.- d. The Taking-up of Fluorine in the Enamel.- e. The Composition of the Fluorine Compounds.- 2. Clinical Investigations.- a. Diet.- b. Urine Investigation.- c. Clinical Investigations.- Addition of Fluorine to the Drinking Water.- Action in Tablet Form.- Addition to Salt.- Addition to Milk.- The Action in Sweets.- The Action in Tooth-paste.- Local Application.- C. Summary.- VII. Experimental Dental Caries in Animals.- A. Introduction.- B. Carious Lesions and Evaluation.- C. Cariogenic Diets.- D. The Rôle of Some Special Dietary Components.- 1. Minerals.- a. Calcium and Phosphorus.- b. Magnesium.- c. Strontium.- d. Manganese.- e. Tin.- f. Vanadium.- g. Molybdenum.- h. Selenium.- i. Cadmium.- k. Other Minerals.- 2. Vitamins.- a. Pyridoxine.- b. Yeast.- c. Ascorbic Acid.- d. Vitamin D and Vitamin A.- e. Vitamin K.- E. Summary.- VIII. Conclusions.- Literature.- Author Index.

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