At a Glance (Dentistry): Dental Public Health at a Glance

Editor/Author Chestnutt, Ivor G.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $40.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $60.00
ISBN: 978-1-118-62940-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Dentistry
Image Count: 88
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Dental Public Health at a Glance presents a richly-illustrated introduction to dental and oral health issues in communities and populations.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1 Introduction
  • 1 What is dental public health?
  • 2 Health, oral health and their determinants
  • Part 2 Epidemiology
  • 3 Basic epidemiology
  • 4 Principles of measuring and recording oral disease and oral health
  • 3 Epidemiology of dental caries
  • 6 Epidemiology of periodontal disease
  • 7 Epidemiology of oral cancer
  • 8 Epidemiology of malocclusion, non-carious tooth surface loss and traumatic dental injuries
  • 9 National trends in oral health
  • 10 International oral health
  • Part 3 Evidence-based dentistry
  • 11 Study design
  • 12 Case reports and cross-sectional studies
  • 13 Case-control studies
  • 14 Cohort studies
  • 15 Randomized controlled trials
  • 16 Randomized controlled trials II: Split mouth and cross-over studies
  • 17 Systematic reviews and meta-analysis
  • 18 Evidence-based dentistry and clinical guidelines
  • Part 4 Oral health promotion
  • 19 Inequalities in oral health
  • 20 Oral health education, oral health promotion and oral health improvement
  • 21 Considerations in promoting oral health
  • 22 Behaviour change
  • 23 Strategies for improving oral health in populations
  • Part 5 Fluoride and oral health
  • 24 Strategies for the delivery of fluoride in the prevention of dental caries
  • 25 Toothpaste
  • 26 Water fluoridation
  • 27 Community fluoride schemes and fissure-sealant programmes
  • Part 6 Diet and oral health
  • 28 Diet and oral health
  • 29 Public health aspects of dietary modification
  • Part 7 Smoking and oral health
  • 30 Smoking and oral health
  • 31 Alternative ways in which tobacco is used and tobacco control
  • 32 Smoking cessation
  • Part 8 Alcohol and oral health
  • 33 Alcohol and oral health
  • Part 9 Assessing health needs
  • 34 Assessing oral health needs on a population basis
  • 35 The oral health needs of specific population groups
  • 36 Screening and diagnostic tests
  • Part 10 Providing dental services
  • 37 Health economics
  • 38 How dental care is organized in the United Kingdom
  • 39 Paying for dental care
  • 40 Barriers to accessing dental care
  • 41 Migration, race and ethnicity
  • 42 Skill mix in dentistry
  • 43 A vision for the future delivery of dental care
  • Part 11 Quality assurance of dental care
  • 44 Quality dental care
  • 45 Clinical audit
  • 46 Regulatory bodies and patient complaints
  • Part 12 A career in dental public health
  • 47 A career in dental public health
  • 48 Useful references and further reading