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Prevention in clinical oral health care

Focuses on oral health promotion and the impact of systemic disease in the development of oral disease, as well as how to introduce, apply, and communicate prevention to a patient with a defined risk profile. This book integrates preventive approaches into clinical practice. It is suitable for all health care professionals.
Print Book, English, ©2008
Mosby Elsevier, St. Louis, Mo., ©2008
xv, 296 p. : il. ; 28 cm
9780323036955, 0323036953
PART ONE: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION THEORY1. Epidemiology/Biology of Dental Caries 2. Epidemiology/Biology of Periodontal Diseases 3. Epidemiology/Biology of Oral Cancer PART TWO: RISK-BASED PREVENTION4. Dental Caries and Associated Risk Factors5. Periodontal Disease and Associated Risk Factors 6. Oral Cancer and Associated Risk Factors 7. Synergism between Pharmacology and Oral Health PART THREE: ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES TO TAILOR YOUR PATIENT CARE PLAN8. Nutritional Risk Assessment 9. Laboratory Testing 10. Integrating Risk and Health Promotion Counseling 11. Enhancing Patient Adherence to Preventive Programs12. The Fearful and Phobic Patient 13. Cultural Competence and Risk AssessmentPART FOUR: PREVENTION AND PRACTICE14. Disease Prevention/Health Promotion 15. Prevention Strategies for Dental Caries 16. Prevention Strategies for Periodontal Diseases 17. Prevention Strategies for Oral Cancer 18. Prevention Strategies for Oral Components of Systemic Conditions 19. Prevention Strategies for Special Populations20. Integrating Preventive Strategies into Clinical Practice