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Dental Public Health at a Glance presents a richly–illustrated introduction to dental and oral health issues in communities and populations. Offering comprehensive coverage of this increasingly important field, each topic is presented in an easy–to–comprehend two–page spread with essential facts clearly summarized and accompanied by tables, illustrations and diagrams.


Dental Public Health at a Glance covers a wide range of key concepts including:



  • Epidemiology

  • Evidence–based dentistry

  • Oral health promotion

  • The relationship of fluoride, diet, smoking, and alcohol to oral health

  • Assessment of health needs

  • Quality assurance in the provision of dental care

  • Considerations for a dental public health career


Written by an expert in dental public health and offering illuminating insights into oral health at the population level, this is a must–have introductory textbook and revision guide for dentistry and dental hygiene and therapy students.


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Dental Public Health at a Glance presents a richly–illustrated introduction to dental and oral health issues in communities and populations. Offering comprehensive coverage of this increasingly important field, each topic is presented in an easy–to–comprehend two–page spread with essential facts clearly summarized and accompanied by tables, illustrations and diagrams.


Dental Public Health at a Glance covers a wide range of key concepts including:



  • Epidemiology

  • Evidence–based dentistry

  • Oral health promotion

  • The relationship of fluoride, diet, smoking, and alcohol to oral health

  • Assessment of health needs

  • Quality assurance in the provision of dental care

  • Considerations for a dental public health career


Written by an expert in dental public health and offering illuminating insights into oral health at the population level, this is a must–have introductory textbook and revision guide for dentistry and dental hygiene and therapy students.


Contents:

Preface


PART 1 INTRODUCTION


Chapter 1 What is Dental Public Health?


Chapter 2 Health, Oral Health and their Determinants


PART 2 EPIDEMIOLOGY


Chapter 3 Basic Epidemiology


Chapter 4 Principles Of Measuring and Recording Oral Disease and Oral Health.


Chapter 5 Epidemiology of Dental Caries


Chapter 6 Epidemiology of periodontal disease.


Chapter 7 Epidemiology of oral cancer


Chapter 8 Epidemiology of Malocclusion, Non–Carious Tooth Surface Loss and Traumatic Dental Injuries.


Chapter 9 National trends in oral health


Chapter 10 International Oral Health


Part 3 EVIDENCE BASED DENTISTRY


Chapter 11 Study design


Chapter 12 Case Reports and Cross Sectional Studies


Chapter 13 Case–Control Studies


Chapter 14 Cohort studies


Chapter 15 Randomised controlled trials


Chapter 16 Randomised Controlled Trials II. Split mouth and Cross–over Studies


Chapter 17 Systematic reviews and meta–analysis.


Chapter 18 Evidence–based dentistry and clinical guidelines


PART 4 ORAL HEALTH PROMOTION


Chapter 19 Inequalities in oral health


Chapter 20 Oral health education, oral health promotion and oral health improvement.


Chapter 21 Considerations in promoting oral health


Chapter 22 Behaviour change


Chapter 23 Strategies for improving oral health in populations


PART 5 FLUORIDE AND ORAL HEALTH


Chapter 24 Strategies for the delivery of fluoride in the prevention of dental caries


Chapter 25 Toothpaste


Chapter 26 Water Fluoridation


Chapter 27 Community fluoride schemes. Fissure sealant programmes


PART 6 DIET AND ORAL HEALTH


Chapter 28 Diet and Oral Health


Chapter 29 Public health aspects of dietary modification


PART 7 SMOKING AND ORAL HEALTH


Chapter 30 Smoking and Oral Health


Chapter 31 Alternative Ways in Which Tobacco is Used / Tobacco Control


Chapter 32 Smoking cessation


PART 8 ALCOHOL AND ORAL HEALTH


Chapter 33 Alcohol and Oral Health


PART 9 ASSESSING HEALTH NEEDS


Chapter 34 Assessing Oral Health Needs on a Population Basis


Chapter 35 The Oral Health Needs of Specific Population Groups


Chapter 36 Screening and diagnostic tests


PART 10 PROVIDING DENTAL SERVICES


Chapter 37 Health Economics


Chapter 38 How dental care is organised in the UK.


Chapter 39 Paying for Dental Care


Chapter 40 Barriers to Accessing Dental Care


Chapter 41 Migration, race and ethnicity


Chapter 42 Skill–mix in dentistry


Chapter 43 A vision for the future delivery of dental care


PART 11 QUALTY ASSURANCE OF DENTAL CARE


Chapter 44 Quality Dental Care


Chapter 45 Clinical Audit


Chapter 46 Regulatory bodies and patient complaints


PART 12 A CAREER IN DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH


Chapter 47 A Career in Dental Public Health


Chapter 48 Useful References and Further Reading


Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118629376
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: March, 2016
Pages: 128

Subcategories: Dentistry

MEET THE AUTHOR

Ivor G. Chestnutt is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health and Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies at the School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, UK. Ivor is registered as a Specialist in Dental Public Health with the General Dental Council. He has been involved in dental public health research and teaching for nearly 25 years and is widely published on the subject.