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Author Kidd, Edwina A. M

Title Essentials of dental caries : the disease and its management / Edwina Kidd
Edition 3rd ed
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 180 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Clinical and histological features of carious lesions -- Ch. 3. Caries diagnosis -- Ch. 4. Prevention of caries by plaque control -- Ch. 5. Diet and caries -- Ch. 6. Fluoride supplementation -- Ch. 7. Saliva and caries -- Ch. 8. Patient communication and motivation -- Ch. 9. The operative management of caries
Summary Dental caries is a process which may take place on any tooth surface in the oral cavity where dental plaque is allowed to develop over a period of time. The new edition of this popular, clinically relevant book provides the biological background required by dentistry students in order to take the science of cariology to the chairside in the management of patients. It describes the cause of caries and its progression in enamel and dentine. Methods of prevention including plaquecontrol, use of fluoride and dietary control are described. The indications for operative management are covered, as we
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Dental caries.
Dental Caries [MESH]
Dental Caries
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Oral Health.
MEDICAL -- Dentistry -- General.
Dental caries
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004019794
ISBN 1429421800