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Dentistry, dental practice, and the community

Presents dentistry and dental practice against the backdrop of economic, technological, and demographic trends, and the distribution of oral diseases that dental professionals treat and prevent. This book deals with the dental hygiene professions, structure and financing of dental care, assessment of the epidemiology of oral diseases, and more.
Print Book, English, c 2005
Elsevier Saunders, St. Louis, Mo, c 2005
x, 425 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
9780721605159, 072160515X
Part I: Dentistry and the Community1. The Professions of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene2. The Public Served by Dentistry3. Ethics and Responsibility in Dental Care4. Dental Public Health5. Promotion of Oral HealthPart II: Dental Practice6. Dental Practice7. Financing Dental Care8. The Dental Workforce9. Access to Dental Care10. Infection Control and Mercury Safety11. Reading the Dental Literature12. Evidence-Based DentistryPart III: The Methods of Oral Epidemiology13. Research Designs in Oral Epidemiology14. The Measurement of Oral Diseases15. Measuring Dental Cares16. Measuring Periodontal Diseases17. Measuring Dental Fluorosis18. Measuring Other ConditionsPart IV: The Distribution of Oral Diseases and Conditions19. Tooth Loss20. Dental Caries21. Periodontal Diseases22. Dental Fluorosis23. Oral Cancer and Other Oral ConditionsPart V: Prevention of Oral Diseases in Public Health24. Fluoride: Human Health and Caries Prevention25. Fluoridation of Drinking Water26. Other Uses of Fluoride in Caries Prevention27. Fissure Sealants28. Diet and Plaque Control29. Prevention of Periodontal Diseases30. Smokeless Tobacco, Oral Cancer, and Anti-Tobacco Initiatives