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Erosive Tooth Wear

Erosive Tooth Wear Author A. Lussi
ISBN-10 9783318025538
Release 2014-06-24
Pages 296
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Erosive tooth wear is a multifactorial condition of growing concern to the clinician and the subject of extensive research. Since the publication of the first edition of the book with the title Dental Erosion, new knowledge for a better understanding of this important subject has been gathered. The new and more detailed insights resulted in this second, extended publication. It presents a broad spectrum of views, from the molecular level to behavioural aspects, as well as trends in society. In particular, the issues concerning chemical and biological factors as well as dental erosion in children are covered more extensively in this second edition. The first chapters include topics such as the definition, diagnosis, interaction, epidemiology and histopathology of tooth wear. Further, the aetiology of dental erosion, including nutritional and patient-related factors, and dental erosion in children are discussed. This book is a valuable and indispensable guide to better oral health and is highly recommended to faculty members, researchers, dental students, practitioners and other dental professionals.



Dental Erosion

Dental Erosion Author Adrian Lussi
ISBN-10 9783805580977
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 219
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Erosive tooth wear is a multifactorial condition of growing concern to the clinician and is a subject of extensive research. This book is the first which deals in such detail with dental erosion. It presents the whole spectrum of views on the issue, from the molecular level to behavioral aspects, as well as trends in society. The multifactorial etiological pattern of erosive tooth wear is emphasized and is a strand connecting the different chapters of the book. Definition, diagnosis, prevalence, incidence and chemistry of dental erosion are discussed in the first part of the publication. Further, topics like extrinsic and intrinsic causes of dental erosion are covered and a chapter is devoted to dental erosion in children. Methods of assessment are presented and critically evaluated. The book concludes with themes on dentinal hypersensitivity, risk assessment and preventive measures and restorative options for erosive lesions. This publication is not only highly recommended to faculty members, researchers and dental students, but also to practitioners and other dental professionals who are committed to the prevention and treatment of dental erosion.



Oral Soft Tissue Diseases

Oral Soft Tissue Diseases Author J. Robert Newland
ISBN-10 159195326X
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 323
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Overview Oral Soft Tissue Diseases, 6th Edition, is a visually cued manual designed to support the diagnosis and management of oral soft tissue diseases for busy dental practitioners. Benefits Lesions are organized by diagnostic category and arranged in convenient tabbed sections, providing a user-friendly format. Lesions are also depicted with one or more color photographs that illustrate typical clinical features. Recommendations for patient management, sample prescriptions and monographs for drugs commonly used in treatment are included. Updates to this Edition " Over 100 Lesions - including 23 new images o Cellulitis o Actinomycosis o Cat Scratch Disease o Infectious Mononucleosis o Epidemic Mumps o Sj gren's Syndrome o Parotid Salivary Gland Neoplasms o Lymph Node Metastases o Lymphoma o Odontogenic Cysts and Neoplasms o Bone Cancer (Primary and Metastatic) " More than 280 Color Photographs " Sample Prescription Section " New Section on Swellings of the Face and Neck " Updated Special Topics Section and Indexes o Management of Patients Undergoing Cancer Therapy o Dentin Hypersensitivity, Acid Erosion, High Caries Index o Management of Alveolar Osteitis and Xerostomia o Osteonecrosis of the Jaw o Antibiotic Prophylaxis o HIV Infection and AIDS o Ulcerative, Erosive, and Painful Oral Mucosal Disorders o Normal Blood Values o Suggested Readings o Anatomic Site Index Contents Each of the 10 sections is tabbed for quick access: " White Lesions " Red Lesions " Ulcerated Lesions " Blistering/Sloughing Lesions " Pigmented Lesions " Papillary Lesions " Soft Tissue Enlargement " Swellings of the Face and Neck " Drug Monographs " Special Topics



Dental Erosion and Its Clinical Management

Dental Erosion and Its Clinical Management Author Bennett T. Amaechi
ISBN-10 9783319139937
Release 2015-09-28
Pages 320
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This handbook distils the most up-to-date theory and practical information on dental erosion and dentin hypersensitivity into an accessible and practical clinical guide for general dental practitioners, dental students, dental educators, and other health professionals. Topics are covered in a step-by-step, easy-to-understand manner, with tables, checklists, images, flowcharts, and bullet point-like presentation of core messages that is ideal for busy dental practitioners and students. Besides providing evidence-based guidance on treatment and prevention strategies, the book examines thoroughly the dental erosion process itself and the intrinsic and extrinsic causes. Chapters are also included on the etiology, prevalence, and management of dentin hypersensitivity, the restoration of worn dentin, and non-carious cervical lesions. The authors are renowned, clinically active international experts in different aspects of dental erosion and its management.



Mosby s Dental Drug Reference E Book

Mosby s Dental Drug Reference   E Book Author Arthur H. Jeske
ISBN-10 9780323511216
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 1512
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No dental office should be without this quick-reference drug guide! Mosby's Dental Drug Reference, 12th Edition profiles the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, with emphasis on dental-specific considerations. More than 800 drug monographs make it easy to find information such as dosages, indications, contraindications, interactions, precautions, side effects, and serious reactions. Online resources include over 100 additional drug monographs, photos of common oral complications, patient education guides, and more. From lead editor Arthur Jeske, a well-known researcher and author in dental pharmacology, this pocket-sized reference provides the current, concise drug information you need at the point of care. More than 800 drug monographs include each drug’s generic name, pronunciation, brand names, drug class, controlled substances schedule, mechanism of action, uses or indications, doses and routes of administration, side effects/adverse reactions, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions of concern to dentistry, and more. Detailed dental considerations at the end of each monograph include an easy-to-use, bulleted list of specific dental-related information as well as general drug information. Durable, pocket-sized format provides essential drug information at a glance, and makes this guide ideal for chairside use. Emphasis on oral health, prevention, and treatment from the dental hygienist’s perspective makes it easier to use drug information for patient and family education. Coverage of oral contraceptives provides dental information on these commonly used drugs, often known only by their brand names. Primers in the front of the guide include information on biologic agents, medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, and a list of online resources for the management of medically compromised patients along with management of common oral lesions. Evolve companion website includes more than 100 additional monographs, photos of common oral complications, patient education guides, information on herbs and alternative medicine, and more. NEW! More than 50 new monographs include newly released, FDA-approved drugs and up-to-date content on the latest drug therapies.



Issues in Psychotherapy Research

Issues in Psychotherapy Research Author Michel Hersen
ISBN-10 9781489922830
Release 2013-11-21
Pages 423
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Psychotherapy research is undoubtedly one of the most puzzling, diverse, com plex, controversial, and multidimensional areas tackled by clinical psycholo gists, psychiatrists, and psychiatric social workers. The numerous theoretical, methodological, and clinical-research issues dealt with by workers in the field have increased exponentially in the past three decades. To do full justice to the area, monographs in each of the specific subareas would be warranted. In this volume, we, as editors, have endeavored to present the student and interested professional and practitioner with an understanding of the most salient issues and trends confronted by the psychotherapy researcher. In order to accomplish this task, we asked our colleagues, who are experts in their respective areas, to share their current thinking with us and with you, the read ers. Thus, many theoretical viewpoints are represented, with none having a monopoly over the others. This is as it should be, given the data collected by clinical researchers at this time. We have also attempted to capture the excite ment that has permeated the field in the past 30 years or so.



Toothpastes

Toothpastes Author C. van Loveren
ISBN-10 9783318022070
Release 2013-06-19
Pages 166
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With the mass-marketed introduction of fluoride in toothpaste in the 1950s, toothbrushing with paste became indispensable for good oral health. Both the industry and the dental profession had a shared interest in advocating the widespread correct use of good quality toothpaste. This publication starts with a general introduction on the purpose, history and composition of toothpaste. The following chapters deal with the clinical evidence of its effectiveness in caries prevention, reducing and preventing plaque, gin-givitis, halitosis, and calculus formation, facilitating removal and prevention of extrinsic stain, and preventing dentine hypersensitivity and erosion. Later chapters provide valuable information on the abrasiveness of the pastes, the substantivity of active ingredients in the oral cavity and the possible models to study the effectiveness of the pastes when full-scale clinical trials are not possible. The final chapter focuses on the frequency of toothbrushing and post-brushing rinsing behavior. The book provides indispensable information for dentists, dental students and community dental programs on whether toothpastes can be recommended to patients for specific aims and how to use them to obtain the best effect.



Dental Erosion

Dental Erosion Author Adrian Lussi
ISBN-10 1850972184
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 132
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As the clinical occurrence of caries has declined and dietary habits have changed in recent decades, attention has shifted toward dental erosion, or tooth demineralization that is not the result of bacteria but rather a multifaceted process involving dietary habits, salivary flow rate, and other physical and mental health factors. This book provides a comprehensive overview of dental erosion, focusing in particular on its diagnosis, risk assessment, prevention, and treatment. The authors detail how to recognize dental erosion through the basic erosive wear examination; how to conduct a thorough risk assessment with a dietary questionnaire, health history, and measurement of salivary flow rate; how to plan appropriate restorative treatment based on the severity of the erosion, providing recommendations for specific instruments and materials to be used; and how to prevent and/or reduce further erosion after treatment through dietary alterations, dental hygiene measures, and even drug treatments or surgical measures. With ample case studies illustrating the many different presentations of dental erosion and with step-by-step restorative procedures detailing treatment, this book presents the information necessary to diagnose and treat dental erosion in clinical practice. A must- have for the student and practicing clinician alike.



Paleopathology in Perspective

Paleopathology in Perspective Author Elizabeth Weiss
ISBN-10 9780759124042
Release 2014-12-11
Pages 266
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Our bones can reveal fascinating information about how we have lived, from the food we have eaten to our levels of activity and the infections and injuries we have suffered. Elizabeth Weiss introduces readers to how lifestyle—in complex interaction with biology, genes, and environment—affects health in this distinctive tour of human osteology, past and present. Centering on health issues that have arisen in the last fifty to sixty years rather than thousands of years ago, Paleopathology in Perspective is organized around particular bone traits such as growth patterns, back pains, infections, and oral health. Each chapter explains one category of traits and reviews data drawn from both ancient and more contemporary populations to explore how global trait trends have changed over time. Weiss also considers the likely causes of these changes—for example, the growth of obesity, increased longevity, and greater intensity of childhood sports. Taking a long view of bones, as Weiss clearly demonstrates, provides clues not just about how ancient humans once lived, but also how biology and behavior, lifestyle and health, remain intrinsically linked.



Food Constituents and Oral Health

Food Constituents and Oral Health Author M. Wilson
ISBN-10 9781845696290
Release 2009-04-29
Pages 568
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Oral diseases can have a significant impact on self esteem and quality of life, are widespread and may be expensive to treat. New methods to reduce their incidence are therefore needed and the protective effect of food constituents is an important area of study. This essential collection reviews the latest research into the effects of food constituents on diseases and conditions of the mouth. Part one introduces oral conditions and diseases, with chapters on topics such as diseases caused by oral bacteria, viral and fungal infections of the oral cavity and dental erosion. Part two focuses on the effects of specific foods and food components, including sugar alcohols, casein phosphopeptides and antioxidants. The final part of the book covers the technology and development of foods and supplements for oral health and oral healthcare products containing food-derived bioactives. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Food constituents and oral health is an indispensable reference for dentists, professionals in the oral health product, dietary supplement and functional foods industries and academics with an interest in oral health or functional foods. Essential collection reviews the latest research into the food constituents on diseases and conditions of the mouth Examines oral conditions and diseases with specific chapters assessing bacterial, viral and fungal infections Reviews the effects of specific foods and food components including sugar alcohols and antioxidants



Community Pharmacy

Community Pharmacy Author Paul Rutter
ISBN-10 9780702050183
Release 2013
Pages 361
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"Evolve learning resources for students and lecturers."



The Cambridge Companion to English Literature 1500 1600

The Cambridge Companion to English Literature  1500 1600 Author Arthur F. Kinney
ISBN-10 0521587581
Release 2000
Pages 339
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The first comprehensive account of English Renaissance literature and the culture which shaped it.



Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Homosexual Men

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Homosexual Men Author David G. Ostrow
ISBN-10 9781468411645
Release 2013-11-11
Pages 272
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This book is intended to educate the primary health care provider about sexually transmitted and related diseases as they present in homosexually active men. But why a book discussing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in this population only? Surely STDs are not limited to homosexual males. The relatively high rates of incidence of many of these diseases among homosexually active men, however, and the large number of associated diagnostic and treatment problems have necessitated the collection into one volume of the information that is par ticularly relevant to the primary health care of this population. A book dealing with current trends in the diagnosis and treatment of sexual diseases can, by nature of the task, be neither encyclopedic nor all-encompassing. In this volume, the choice of disease entities and the amount of material included on each are based on consideration of the amount of current information and the relative degree of uniqueness of a given problem in homosexual men, rather than the absolute frequency of the disease. There is, therefore, a considerable amount of material on hepatitis B and gonococcal infections, reflecting the recent explosion of research and clinical investigation in these two areas. In contrast, little is said about nonspecific urethritis, chancroid, and lymphogranuloma ve nereum. In the case of nonspecific urethritis, although it is extremely common in homosexual men, little progress has been made in diagnosis or therapy.



Biomedical and Dental Applications of Polymers

Biomedical and Dental Applications of Polymers Author Charles Gebelein
ISBN-10 9781475795103
Release 2013-11-11
Pages 492
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The development and use of medical and dental materials are highly interdisciplinary endeavors which require expertise in chemistry, materials science, medicine and/or dentistry, mechanics and design engineering. The Symposium upon which this treatise is based was organized to bring members from these communities together to explore problems of mutual interest. The biomaterials which are used in medical or dental prostheses must not only exhibit structural stability and provide the desired function, but they must also perform over extended periods of time in the environment of the body. The latter is a very stringent requirement. The oral and other physiological environments are designed by nature to break down many organic substances. Also of importance is the requirement that materials used in the prosthesis not have a deleterious effect on body tissues. Most foreign (to the body) substances are somewhat toxic to human tissues; in fact, few factors are more limiting in the medical prosthesis field than the biocompatibility problem. Some of these problems and the attempts to solve them are discussed in this volume.



The Dental Pulp

The Dental Pulp Author Michel Goldberg
ISBN-10 9783642551604
Release 2014-07-30
Pages 282
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This book provides a detailed update on our knowledge of dental pulp and regenerative approaches to therapy. It is divided into three parts. The pulp components are first described, covering pulp cells, extracellular matrix, vascularization and innervation as well as pulp development and aging. The second part is devoted to pulp pathology and includes descriptions of the differences between reactionary and reparative dentin, the genetic alterations leading to dentinogenesis imperfecta and dentin dysplasia, the pulp reaction to dental materials, adverse impacts of bisphenol A and the effects of fluorosis, dioxin and other toxic agents. The final part of the book focuses on pulp repair and regeneration. It includes descriptions of various in vitro and in vivo (animal) experimental approaches, definition of the pulp stem cells with special focus on the stem cell niches, discussion of the regeneration of a living pulp and information on new strategies that induce pulp mineralization.



Primary Preventive Dentistry

Primary Preventive Dentistry Author Norman O. Harris
ISBN-10 1292040610
Release 2013-11-01
Pages 548
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For all introductory, clinical, and preventive courses in dental hygiene and dental assisting that cover preventive dental modalities and concepts. Organized for consistency, coherence, and readability, this fully updated text covers all areas of prevention in dental care. It first describes dental diseases and conditions, helping students clearly understand the processes that can be prevented through the use of preventive modalities or ideas. Next, it presents detailed strategies to prevent these diseases and conditions. Throughout, specific target populations are defined and described based upon scientifically valid preventive strategies aimed at their needs. This edition improves student understanding with more photos, illustrations, diagrams, and tables; highlights fun facts about the topic; adds a new chapter on the important influence culture plays in preventive dental care; and is supported by many new web-based review questions and case studies for each chapter.



Dentine Hypersensitivity

Dentine Hypersensitivity Author David G. Gillam
ISBN-10 9783319145778
Release 2015-03-05
Pages 190
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This book provides wide-ranging information on the progress achieved in the diagnosis, treatment and management of dentine hypersensitivity during the past few years. Recent advances in research, including innovations in the development of desensitizing agents, are fully described and detailed attention is paid to novel clinical approaches and potential future strategies in product development. Introductory chapters cover important aspects of physiology, prevalence and aetiology and advances in diagnosis and in vitro testing techniques for dentine hypersensitivity are discussed. Dentine hypersensitivity is a troublesome clinical condition that continues to perplex the clinician despite the vast array of available treatments that have been formulated to resolve the problem. There continues to be under-reporting of the condition by clinicians and uncertainty over aetiology, diagnosis and effective management. This book will hopefully contribute in combating these deficiencies and assist the clinician in delivering optimal patient care.