- Hardcover: 720 pages
- Publisher: Prentice Hall; 6 edition (August 29, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0130918911
- ISBN-13: 978-0130918918
- Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.2 x 1.5 inches
The sixth edition of this popular book reflects an increasing emphasis on nutrition, school-based dental health clinics (SBHC), and health promotion. It focuses primarily on the clinical application of primary preventive dentistry procedures to control plaque diseases. The user-friendly format features an extensive list of updated references for each chapter. Topics covered in this comprehensive study of preventive dentistry are: dental plaque and other tooth-adherent organic materials; carious lesion; periodontal disease; toothbrushes and toothbrushing; supplemental oral health self-care; fluoridation; sealants; demineralization and remineralization; nutrition, diet, and oral conditions; and dental public health programs. An excellent reference work for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants.
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