Prevention in Clinical Oral Health Care book cover

Prevention in Clinical Oral Health Care

This book focuses on oral health promotion and the impact of systemic disease in the development of oral disease, as well as how to introduce, apply, and communicate prevention to a patient with a defined risk profile. Prevention in Clinical Oral Health Care integrates preventive approaches into clinical practice, and is a valuable tool for all health care professionals to integrate oral health prevention as a component of their overall preventive message to the patient.

Paperback, 312 Pages

Published: October 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03695-5

Contents

  • PART ONE: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION THEORY

    1. Epidemiology/Biology of Dental Caries

    2. Epidemiology/Biology of Periodontal Diseases

    3. Epidemiology/Biology of Oral Cancer

    PART TWO: RISK-BASED PREVENTION

    4. Dental Caries and Associated Risk Factors

    5. Periodontal Disease and Associated Risk Factors

    6. Oral Cancer and Associated Risk Factors

    7. Synergism between Pharmacology and Oral Health

    PART THREE: ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES TO TAILOR YOUR PATIENT CARE PLAN

    8. Nutritional Risk Assessment

    9. Laboratory Testing

    10. Integrating Risk and Health Promotion Counseling

    11. Enhancing Patient Adherence to Preventive Programs

    12. The Fearful and Phobic Patient

    13. Cultural Competence and Risk Assessment

    PART FOUR: PREVENTION AND PRACTICE

    14. Disease Prevention/Health Promotion

    15. Prevention Strategies for Dental Caries

    16. Prevention Strategies for Periodontal Diseases

    17. Prevention Strategies for Oral Cancer

    18. Prevention Strategies for Oral Components of Systemic Conditions

    19. Prevention Strategies for Special Populations

    20. Integrating Preventive Strategies into Clinical Practice

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