Comprehensive preventive dentistry [electronic resource] /
edited by Hardy Limeback.
imprint
Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
description
x, 391 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
ISBN
9780813821689 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
isbn
9780813821689 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
A brief introduction to oral diseases : caries, periodontal disease, and oral cancer / Hardy Limeback ... [et al.] -- Caries detection and diagnosis / Iain Pretty -- Diagnosis of periodontal diseases / Jim Yuan Lai -- Oral cancer / Grace Bradley and Iona Leong -- Evidence-based dentistry / Amir Azarpazhooh, David Locker, and Prakeshkumar S. Shah -- The role of diet in the prevention of dental disease / Paula Moynihan -- Probiotics and oral health / Eva Soderling -- Mechanical plaque removal / Shirley Gutkowski -- The role of sugar alcohols, xylitol, and chewing gum in preventing dental diseases / Peter Milgrom and Kiet A. Ly -- Preventing dental disease with chlorhexidine / Hardy Limeback and Ross Perry -- Ozone in the prevention of dental diseases / Hardy Limeback and Amir Azarpazhooh -- Protection of the dentition / Hardy Limeback -- Tooth erosion / W. Peter Holbrook -- Etiology, diagnosis, and management of dentin hypersensitivity / Hardy Limeback -- Caries risk assessment / Ferne Kraglund and Hardy Limeback -- Fluoride therapy / Hardy Limeback and Colin Robinson -- Dental sealants / Hien Ngo and W. Kim Seow -- Strategies for remineralization / Laurence J. Walsh -- Oral health promotion in infants and preschool age children / Gajanan Vishwanath (Kiran) Kulkarni -- High risk patients : the frail older adult living in long-term care homes / Mary-Lou van der Horst and Donna Bowes -- The effective preventive dental team / Ann-Marie C. Depalma and Shirley Gutkowski -- The independent dental hygienist / Fran Richardson.
catalogue key
9140978
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Overall , Comprehensive Preventive Dentistrytakes a very positive approach to exciting options for preventing diseases and deserves high praise for all it presents. . .I highly recommend Comprehensive Preventive Dentistryto dental practitioners and educators, researchers, clinicians, students of oral diseases, and even those formulating public health policy." ( Fluoride , 1 July 2012)
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Summaries
Main Description
Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry provides one user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures. Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry is grounded in a patient-centered, pre-emptive, and minimally invasive philosophy. The book begins by covering individual diseases, such as caries, periodontitis, and oral cancer, as well as therapies (sealants, fluoride) and other relevant conditions (toothwear, hypersensitivity). Additionally, concepts such as the role of diet and nutrition in oral health are discussed. Also covered are oral care products and new techological developments in caries diagnosis and risk assessment, periodontal disease and oral cancer, as well as new developments in home care products. A valuable and comprehensive companion that will appeal to dentists and dental hygienists, this helpful new book provides its readers with one authoritative resource that offers a reliable and helpful companion to practicing preventive dentistry.
Long Description
Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry provides one user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures. Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry is grounded in a patient-centered, pre-emptive, and minimally invasive philosophy. The book begins by covering individual diseases, such as caries, periodontitis, and oral cancer, as well as therapies (sealants, fluoride) and other relevant conditions (toothwear, hypersensitivity). Additionally, concepts such as the role of diet and nutrition in oral health are discussed. Also covered are oral care products and new technological developments in caries diagnosis and risk assessment, periodontal disease and oral cancer, as well as new developments in home care products. A valuable and comprehensive companion that will appeal to dentists and dental hygienists, this helpful new book provides its readers with one authoritative resource that offers a reliable and helpful companion to practicing preventive dentistry. Key features: Comprehensive resource on all aspects of preventive dentistry Thorough discussion of common oral diseases, such as caries, periodontitis and oral cancer Broad-based approach covers other aspects of preventive practice, such as sports dentistry, and the role of diet & nutrition #60;/li> Brings together expert opinion from a variety of contributors
Table of Contents
List of contributorsp. vi
Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. x
A brief introduction to oral diseases: caries, periodontal disease, and oral cancerp. 1
Caries detection and diagnosisp. 25
Diagnosis of periodontal diseasesp. 43
Oral cancerp. 61
Evidence-based dentistryp. 81
The role of diet in the prevention of dental diseasesp. 99
Probiotics and dental caries riskp. 115
Mechanical plaque removalp. 119
The role of sugar alcohols, xylitol, and chewing gum in preventing dental diseasesp. 146
Preventing dental disease with chlorhexidinep. 159
Ozone in the prevention of dental diseasesp. 180
Protection of the dentitionp. 195
Tooth erosionp. 211
The etiology, diagnosis, and management of dentin hypersensitivityp. 218
Caries risk assessmentp. 233
Fluoride therapyp. 251
Dental sealantsp. 283
Strategies for remineralizationp. 298
Oral health promotion in infants and preschool age childrenp. 313
High-risk patients: the frail older adult living in long-term care homesp. 330
The effective preventive dental teamp. 358
The independent dental hygienistp. 377
Indexp. 388
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