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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

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

Summary: "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"--

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  • ISBN: 9780780817210
  • ISBN: 0780817214
  • Physical Description: print
    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.
Subject: Dentistry Popular works
Mouth Diseases Popular works
Mouth Care and hygiene Popular works
Mouth Diseases
Oral Health
Oral Hygiene
Mouth Care and hygiene
Mouth Diseases
Genre: Collected Work.
Popular Work.
Resource Guide.
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