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Dental care and oral health sourcebook : basic consumer health information about caring for the mouth and teeth, including facts about dental hygiene and routine care guidelines, fluoride, sealants, cavities, root canals, extractions, implants, veneers, dentures, and orthodontic and orofacial procedures ; along with information about periodontal (gum) disease, canker sores, dry mouth, temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJ), oral cancer, and other conditions that impact oral health, suggestions for finding and financing care, a glossary of related terms, and directories of additional resources / Angela L. Williams, managing editor.

Williams, Angela, 1963- (editor.). Omnigraphics, Inc., (issuing body.).

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  • ISBN: 9780780817210
  • ISBN: 0780817214
  • Physical Description: xvii, 551 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Sixth edition.
  • Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Part 1: Taking Care Of Your Mouth And Teeth: -- Chapter 1: Steps to dental health -- Chapter 2: Anatomy of the mouth -- Chapter 3: Taking care of your teeth: -- 3.1: Preventing tooth decay and gum disease -- 3.2: The use and handling otoothbrushes -- 3.3: The benefits of daily cleaning between teeth -- Chapter 4: Nutrtition impacts oral health -- Chapter 5: Fluoride prevents tooth decay: 5.1: The process of tooth decay -- 5.2 Water floridation basics -- 5.3: Bottle water and fluoride -- 5.4 -- Private well water and fluoride -- 5.5 Questions about community water fluoridation -- 5.6: Fluoride products for dental care -- Chapter 6: Dental plaque -- Chapter 7: Mouth injuries -- Chapter 8: Oral health for older adults: 8.1 Adult oral health problems -- 8.2: Older adults' oral health: myths and facts -- 8.3 Helping older adults with brushing -- Part II: Visiting your dentit's office: Chapter 9: Routing dental visits and overcoming dental phobia -- Chapter 10: Dental caries (cavities): 10.1: What are dental caries? -- 10.2: Dental caries (cavities) in primary and permanent teeth -- 10.3: Prevalence of total and untreated dental caries among youth -- Chapter 11: Dental imaging -- Chapter 12: Tooth pain -- Chapter 13: Medications used indentistry -- Chapter 14: Sedation techniques used by dentists -- Chapter 15: Alternatives to dental drills -- Chapter 16: Dental fillings: 16.1: Dental amalgam fillings -- 16.2: Mercury in dental amalgam -- 16.3: Amalgam filling alternatives -- Chapter 17: Rebuilding and reshaping teeth.
Chapter 18: Having a tooth pulled -- Chapter 19: Dentures: -- 19.1: What are dentures? -- 19.2: Denture adhesives -- Part III: Dental Care For Infants And Children: -- Chapter 20: Oral health for infants: -- 20-1: Healthy mouth for your baby -- 20-2: Teething -- 20.3: Soothing teething pain and sensory needs in babies -- 20.4: Benzocaine and teething -- 20.5: Using a pacifier -- Chapter 21: Weaning a child from a bottle -- Chapter 22: Routine care for children's teeth: -- 22.1: Finding and visiting a dental clinic with your child -- 22.2. Primary teeth -- 22.3 Keeping children's teeth healthy -- 22.4: Brushing your child's teeth -- Chapter 23: Fluoride consumption during tooth development -- 23.1: Dental fluorosis -- 23-.2: Infant formula and fluorosis -- Chapter 24: Preventing tooth decay in children: -- 24.1: Prevalance of dental caries (cavities) in children in the United States -- 24.2: Tooth decay in children -- 24.3: Sugar and tooth decay -- 24.4: Dental sealant FAQs -- Chapter 25: Mouth injuries in children: 25.1: Children and oral injuries -- 25.2: Preventing oral injuries -- Chapter 26: Bruxism -- Chapter 27: Oral conditions in children with special needs. -- Part 4: Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodontic, And Orofacial Procedures: -- Chapter 28: Orthodontia -- Chapter 29: Endodontic conditions and treatment -- Chapter 30: Periodontal (gum) disease: 30.1: Understanding periodontal disease -- 30.2: Causes and rish factors of gum disease == 30.3: Chronic periodontal infections -- 30.4: Treatment of bum disease -- 30.5: Preventing gum diseases -- 30.6: Perodontal disease in seniors (age 65 and over) -- Chapter 31: Dental implants -- Chapter 32: Facial trauma -- Chapter 33: Corrective jaw surgery.
Part V: Oral Diseases And Disorders: -- Chapter 34: Amelogenesis imperfecta -- Chapter 35: Bad breath (halitosis) -- Chapter 36: Burning mouth syndrome -- Chapter 37: Cleft lip and cleft palate: -- 37.1: What are craniofacial defects? -- 37.2: Facts about cleft lip and cleft palate -- 37.3: Breastfeeding children with cleft palate -- 37.4: Use of topiramate in pregnancy and risk of oral clefts -- Chapter 38: Dentinogenesis imperfecta -- Chapter 39: Dry mouth disorders: -- 39.1: Dry mouth: an overview -- 39.2: Dialadenitis -- 39.3: Sjogren syndrome -- Chapter 40: Jaw problems: -- 40.1: Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders -- 40.2: Osteonecrosis and jaw pain -- Chapter 41: Leukoplakia -- Chapter 42: Mouth sores: -- Chapter 43: Oral allergy syndrome -- Chapter 44: Oral cancer: -- 44-1: What you need to know about oral cancer -- 44-2: Smokeless tobacco's connection to cancer -- Chapter 45: Taste disorders -- Chapter 46: Thrush (oropharyngeal candidiasis) -- Chapter 47: Tongue disorders: -- 47-1: Giant tongue (macroglossia) -- 47.2: Tongue tie (ankyloglossia) -- Chapter 48: Cancer treatment and oral complications -- 48.1: Three good reasons to see a dentist before cancer treatment -- 48.2: Chemotherapy and your mouth -- 48.3: Head and neck radiation treatment and your mouth -- 48.4: What the dental team can do -- Chapter 49: Celiac disease and dental enamel defects -- Chapter 50: Diabetes and oral health -- Chapter 51: Disabilities and oral care: -- Section 51.1: Special care in oral health -- 51.2: Practical oral care for people with autism -- Section 51.3: Practical oral care for people with cerebral palsy -- Section 51.4: Practical oral care for people with developmental disabilities -- Section 51.5: Practical oral care for people with down syndrome -- Section 51.6: Practical oral care for people with intellectual disability -- Section 51.7: Dental care steps for people with disability -- Chapter 52: Eating disorders and oral health -- Chapter 53: Heart disease patients, anticoagulants, and dental care -- Chapter 54: Immune system disorders and oral health: -- 54.1: Latex allergy and dental treatment -- 54.2: Mouth problems with Human Immunodeficiency Virus -- Chapter: 55: Meth (Methamphetamine) mouth -- Chapter 56: Organ transplantation and oral health management.
Chapter 57: Osteoporosis affects bones and teeth -- 57.1: Oral health and bone disease -- 57.2: Osteogenesis imperfecta -- Chapter 58: Pregnancy and oral health -- Chapter 59: Tobacco use-associated oral changes -- 59.1: tobacco use and oral cancer -- 59.2: Gum disease, tooth loss, and smoking -- Chapter 60: Mouth microbes: the helpful and the harmful -- Part 7: Finding And Financing Oral Health In The United States: -- Chapter 61: Access to oral health care: -- 61.1: Oral health status and interventions program 61.2: Disparities in oral health -- Chapter 62: Expenditures and financing of oral health care -- 62.1: Helath-related expeditures: an overview -- 62.2: Denatl coverage in the marketplace -- Chapter 63: Head start programs -- Chapter 64: Dental sealants at school-based services -- Chapter 65: Finding low-cost dental care -- Part VIII: Additional Help And Information: -- Chapter 66: Glossary of terms related to dental care and oral health -- Chapter 67: Directory of local dental schools -- Chapter 68: Directory of organizations that provide information about dental care and oral health resources -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
"Provides basic consumer health information about dental hygiene, preventive care, and oral health concerns for children and adults, with facts about surgical, orthodontic, and cosmetic dental procedures, and diseases of the mouth and jaw. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dentistry > Popular works.
Mouth > Diseases > Popular works.
Mouth > Care and hygiene > Popular works.
Dentistry.
Mouth Diseases.
Oral Health.
Oral Hygiene.
Dentistry.
Mouth > Care and hygiene.
Mouth > Diseases.
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Popular Work.
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Popular works.
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