Primary Preventive Dentistry, 8th edition

Published by Pearson (July 14, 2021) © 2014

  • Norman O Harris
  • Franklin Garcia-Godoy
  • Christine N. Nathe

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ISBN-13: 9780137518524
Primary Preventive Dentistry
Published 2021

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UNIT ONE: Primary Preventive Dental Concepts

1. Introduction to Primary Preventive Dentistry

2. Cultural Health Influences

3. Dental Hygiene Science

UNIT TWO: Etiology of Dental Diseases and Conditions

4. Dental Plaque Biofilm

5. Carious Lesions

6. Periodontal Disease

7. Oral Cancer

8. Dental Trauma

9. Host Defense Mechanisms in the Oral Cavity

UNIT THREE: Preventive Strategies

10. Toothbrushes and Toothbrushing Methods

11. Dentifrices, Mouthrinses and Chewing Gums

12. Self-Care Adjuncts

13. Implant and Denture Self-Care

14. Community Water Fluoridation

15. Topical Fluoride Therapy

16. Dental Sealants

17. Nutrition, Diet, and Associated Oral Conditions

18. Sugar and Other Sweeteners

19. Health Education and Promotion Theories

20. Tobacco Cessation

21. Athletic Mouthguards

22. Technological Advances in Primary Dental Care

UNIT FOUR: Target Populations

23. Pregnancy and Infancy

24. Pediatrics

25. Adult Dental Care

26. Geriatrics

27. Medically Compromised Populations

28. Populations with Developmental Disabilities

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