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 a nutrition Brings together expert opinion from a variety of contributorsEvery day hours are spent teaching patients how to use dental floss and why it is necessary to use daily. ... literature search and critical analysis, it is concluded that a routine instruction to use floss is not supported by scientific evidence.
|Title||:||Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2012-07-10|