Primary Preventative Dentistry

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  • ISBN-13: 9780130918918
  • ISBN: 0130918911
  • Edition: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR


Harris, Norman O., Garcia-Godoy, Franklin


Thoroughly revised and updated, the sixth edition ofPrimary Preventive Dentistrycontinues to emphasize the clinical application of preventive procedures in controlling plaque disease. This book begins with the discussion of the basics of prevention, shifts to the methods used in prevention and finally applies the preventive methods in different dental environments. Included is the latest information on nutrition, school-based dental health clinics (SBHC) and health promotion. Updated references, including Internet resources, keep readers up to date and informed about the rapidly changing practice of dentistry. Features: Companion Website - www.prenhall.com/harris - provides interactive self-assessment with instant feedback. Increased emphasis on school programs due to the rising number of school based health clinics (SBHC) that are developed to care for children. Discussion of remineralization of incipient carieshighlights this new preventive strategy for clients seeking to maintain intact teeth for their lifetime. Discussion of risk assessment emphasizes the necessity of assessing a patient's course of treatment, whether it is to be preventive or restorative.Harris, Norman O. is the author of 'Primary Preventative Dentistry', published 2003 under ISBN 9780130918918 and ISBN 0130918911.

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