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Author Berg, Joel H

Title Early Childhood Oral Health
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009


Description 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents Early Childhood Oral Health; Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributor List; 1 Introductionwhy this book?; 2 Early childhood caries: Definition and epidemiology; 3 Managing caries: Obtaining arrest; 4 Use of fluoride; 5 Examination of infants and toddlers; 6 Anticipatory guidance; 7 The dental home; 8 Caries-risk assessment; 9 Family oral health education; 10 Community programs and oral health; 11 The total health team: Working together to improve children's health; 12 Building an infant- and toddler-friendly practice; 13 Future directions; Index
Summary In 2000 the US Surgeon General announced that dental caries is a "silent epidemic" and the most prevalent disease affecting children. Though much has been written on the science and clinical practice information related to managing this disease, the publications are diverse in their loci preventing easy access to the reader. Early Childhood Oral Health coalesces all important information related to early childhood oral health in a comprehensive reference for students and other academics. In addition to a thorough discussion of preventing childhood caries, other topics include public
Notes Print version record
Subject Children -- Dental care.
Dental caries.
Teeth -- Care and hygiene.
Dental Care for Children
Dental Caries
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Oral Health.
MEDICAL -- Dentistry -- General.
Children -- Dental care
Dental caries
Teeth -- Care and hygiene
Form Electronic book
Author Slayton, Rebecca L
ISBN 9780813818948