Early Childhood Oral Health

Early Childhood Oral Health

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Dental caries has been called a qsilent epidemicq and is the most prevalent chronic disease affecting children. Though much has been written on the science and practice of managing this disease, publications are diverse in their loci, preventing easy access to the reader. qEarly Childhood Oral Healthq coalesces all the important information related to this topic in a comprehensive reference for students, academics, and practitioners.This second edition expands the scope of the first and puts an additional focus on interprofessional and global efforts that are necessary to manage the growing disease crisis and screening and risk assessment efforts that have expanded with the boom of new technologies. With updated references and incorporating the latest research, chapters address the biology and epidemiology of caries, the clinical management of early childhood caries, risk assessment, and early diagnosis. Other topics include public health approaches to managing caries worldwide, implementation of new caries prevention programs, fluoride regimens, and community programs, and family oral health education. Brand new are four chapters on the medical management of early childhood caries, considerations for children with special needs, interprofessional education and practice, and how the newest policy issues and the Affordable Care Act affect dental care.A must-read for pediatric dentists, cariologists, public health dentists, and students in these fields, qEarly Childhood Oral Healthq is also relevant for pediatricians and pediatric nursing specialists worldwide.Key Features: Coalesces information on early childhood oral health into one accessible source Detailed discussion of early childhood caries Full discussion of other factors affecting pediatric oral health Fuses impressive scholarship with clinical pragmatism Explains how the Affordable Care Act and other policy issues impact children's oral healthcare Second edition fully updated and includes four new chapters... requests Title/date/author Description First Dental Visit by Age 1: A Guide to the New Recommendations 2004 Office of Oral ... Topics include the transmissible nature of dental caries, risk assessment for dental caries in children ages 3 and ... varnish application in children ages 3 and younger Defines early childhood caries and provides information on dental ... Ohio Department of Health Provides information about (i) how to assess the oral health of infants and young children atanbsp;...

Title:Early Childhood Oral Health
Author: Joel H. Berg, Rebecca L. Slayton
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-10-26

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