Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America

Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America

by Mary Otto

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620972816
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 199,313
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Mary Otto is the oral health topic leader for the Association of Health Care Journalists. She began writing about oral health at the Washington Post, where she worked for eight years covering social issues including health care and poverty. She lives in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Part I: Bad Teeth

1. Beauty
2. Suffering
3. Emergencies
4. The World Beneath Our Noses

Part II: The Dental Art

5. The Birth of American Dentistry
6. Separate Lives
7. Adventurers and Auxiliaries
8. The System
9. Color Lines

Part III: A Sentinel Event

10. Deamonte's World
11. Riding into the Epidemic
12. Sons and Daughters of Chapin Harris



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