Health Reference Series: Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook

Editor: Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1530-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Dentistry
Image Count: 17
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: 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
  • Section 3.1—Why Tooth Care Matters
  • Section 3.2—The Use and Handling of Toothbrushes
  • Chapter 4—Nutrition Impacts Oral Health
  • Chapter 5—Fluoride Prevents Tooth Decay
  • Section 5.1—Fluoridation Basics
  • Section 5.2—Questions about Community Water Fluoridation
  • Section 5.3—Bottled Water and Fluoride
  • Section 5.4—Private Well Water and Fluoride
  • Section 5.5—Fluoride Products for Dental Care
  • Chapter 6—Dental Plaque
  • Chapter 7—Mouth Injuries
  • Chapter 8—Oral Health for Older Adults
  • Part II: Visiting Your Dentist's Office
  • Chapter 9 — Routine Dental Visits and Overcoming Dental Phobia
  • Chapter 10—Dental Caries (Cavities)
  • Section 10.1—What Is a Cavity?
  • Section 10.2—Dental Caries (Cavities) in Adults
  • Chapter 11—Dental Imaging
  • Chapter 12—Tooth Pain
  • Chapter 13—Medications Used in Dentistry
  • Chapter 14—Sedation Techniques Used by Dentists
  • Chapter 15—Alternatives to Dental Drills
  • Chapter 16—Dental Fillings
  • Section 16.1—Dental Amalgam Fillings
  • Section 16.2—Mercury in Dental Amalgam
  • Section 16.3—Amalgam Filling Alternatives
  • Chapter 17—Rebuilding and Reshaping Teeth
  • Chapter 18—Having a Tooth Pulled
  • Chapter 19—Dentures
  • Section 19.1—What Are Dentures?
  • Section 19.2—Denture Adhesives
  • Part III: Dental Care for Infants and Children
  • Chapter 20—Oral Health for Infants
  • Section 20.1—A Healthy Mouth for Your Baby
  • Section 20.2—Teething
  • Section 20.3—Medicines for Teething Babies
  • Section 20.4—Benzocaine and Teething
  • Chapter 21—Routine Care for Children's Teeth
  • Section 21.1—Primary Teeth
  • Section 21.2—Keeping Children's Teeth Healthy
  • Section 21.3—Brushing Your Child's Teeth
  • Section 21.4—Calcium Is Critical for Tooth Development
  • Chapter 22—Fluoride Consumption during Tooth Development
  • Section 22.1—Dental Fluorosis
  • Section 22.2—Infant Formula and Fluorosis
  • Chapter 23—Dental Caries (Cavities) Prevalence in the United States
  • Chapter 24—Preventing Tooth Decay in Children
  • Section 24.1—Tooth Decay and Children
  • Section 24.2—The Process of Tooth Decay
  • Section 24.3—Sugar and Tooth Decay
  • Section 24.4—Sealants Seal out Tooth Decay
  • Chapter 25—Mouth Injuries in Children
  • Section 25.1—Children and Oral Injuries
  • Section 25.2—Preventing Oral Injuries
  • Chapter 26—Bruxism and Non-Nutritive Sucking
  • Section 26.1—Oral Habits
  • Section 26.2—Childhood Bruxism (Teeth Grinding or Clenching)
  • Chapter 27—Oral Conditions in Children with Other Special Needs
  • Chapter 28—Finding and Visiting a Dental Clinic with Your Child
  • Part IV: Orthodontic, Endodontic, Periodontic, and Orofacial Procedures
  • Chapter 29—Orthodontia
  • Section 29.1—Orthodontia Overview
  • Section 29.2—Braces
  • Section 29.3—The Reality of Retainers
  • Chapter 30—Endodontic Conditions and Treatment
  • Chapter 31—Periodontal (Gum) Disease
  • Section 31.1—Facts about Periodontal Disease
  • Section 31.2—Older Adults and Gum Disease
  • Section 31.3—Causes and Risk Factors of Gum Disease
  • Section 31.4—Treatment of Gum Disease
  • Section 31.5—Public Health Implications of Chronic Periodontal Infections in Adults
  • Chapter 32—Dental Implants
  • Chapter 33—Facial Trauma
  • Chapter 34—Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Part V: Oral Diseases and Disorders
  • Chapter 35—Bad Breath (Halitosis)
  • Chapter 36—Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS)
  • Chapter 37—Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
  • Section 37.1 —Understanding Craniofacial Defects
  • Section 37.2—Facts about Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
  • Section 37.3—Smoking during Pregnancy Can Cause Clefts
  • Section 37.4—Breastfeeding Children with Cleft Palate
  • Section 37.5—Use of Topiramate in Pregnancy and Risk of Oral Clefts
  • Chapter 38—Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Chapter 39—Dry Mouth Disorders
  • Section 39.1—Dry Mouth: Overview
  • Section 39.2—Sialadenitis
  • Section 39.3—Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Chapter 40—Jaw Problems
  • Section 40.1—Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle (TMJ) Disorders
  • Section 40.2—Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
  • Chapter 41—Mouth Sores
  • Section 41.1—Canker Sores
  • Section 41.2—Cold Sores
  • Chapter 42—Oral Allergy Syndrome
  • Chapter 43—Oral Cancer
  • Section 43.1—What You Need to Know about Oral Cancer
  • Section 43.2—Detecting Oral Cancer
  • Section 43.3—Smokeless Tobacco's Connection to Cancer
  • Chapter 44—Taste Disorders
  • Section 44.1—Problems with Taste
  • Section 44.2—Facts on Taste Disorders
  • Section 44.3—Symptoms and Diagnosis of Taste Disorders
  • Section 44.4—What Causes Taste Disorders?
  • Section 44.5—Preventing Taste Disorders
  • Section 44.6—Treatment for Taste Disorders
  • Chapter 45—Thrush
  • Chapter 46—Tongue Tie (Ankyloglossia)
  • Part VI: Health Conditions That Affect Oral Health
  • Chapter 47—Cancer Treatment and Oral Complications
  • Section 47.1—Three Good Reasons to See a Dentist before Cancer Treatment
  • Section 47.2—Chemotherapy and Your Mouth
  • Section 47.3—Head and Neck Radiation Treatment and Your Mouth
  • Section 47.4—What the Oncology Team Can Do
  • Section 47.5—What the Dental Team Can Do
  • Chapter 48—Celiac Disease and Dental Enamel Defects
  • Chapter 49—Diabetes and Oral Health
  • Chapter 50—Disabilities and Oral Care
  • Section 50.1—Special Care in Oral Health
  • Section 50.2—Practical Oral Care for People with Autism
  • Section 50.3—Practical Oral Care for People with Cerebral Palsy
  • Section 50.4—Practical Oral Care for People with Developmental Disabilities
  • Section 50.5—Practical Oral Care for People with Down Syndrome
  • Section 50.6—Practical Oral Care for People with Intellectual Disability
  • Section 50.7—Every Day Dental Care Guide for People with Developmental Disability
  • Chapter 51—Heart Disease and Oral Health
  • Chapter 52—Immune System Disorders and Oral Health
  • Section 52.1—Latex Allergy and Dental Treatment
  • Section 52.2—Mouth Problems with HIV
  • Chapter 53—Meth (Methamphetamine) Mouth
  • Chapter 54—Organ Transplantation and Oral Health Management
  • Chapter 55—Osteoporosis Affects Bones and Teeth
  • Section 55.1—Oral Health and Bone Disease
  • Section 55.2—Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)
  • Chapter 56—Periodontal Disease Associated with Chronic Diseases
  • Chapter 57—Pregnancy and Oral Health
  • Chapter 58—Tobacco Use Associated Oral Changes
  • Section 58.1—Betel Quid Use and Its Impact on Oral Health
  • Section 58.2—Smoking, Gum Disease, and Tooth Loss
  • Part VII: Finding and Financing Oral Health in the United States
  • Chapter 59—Access to Oral Healthcare
  • Section 59.1—Oral Health Status
  • Section 59.2—Disparities in Oral Health
  • Chapter 60—Expenditures and Financing of Oral Healthcare
  • Section 60.1 —Overview of Expenditures
  • Section 60.2—Finding Low-Cost Dental Care
  • Section 60.3—Dental Coverage in the Market Place
  • Chapter 61—Fluoride and Sealants at School-Based Services
  • Chapter 62—Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care Practice
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 63—Glossary of Terms Related to Dental Care and Oral Health
  • Chapter 64—Directory of Local Dental Schools
  • Chapter 65—Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Dental Care and Oral Health Resources