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1st Edition

Systemized Prevention of Oral Disease
Theory and Practice

ISBN 9780367246617
Published May 31, 2021 by CRC Press
238 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1986: This book presents a new approach to oral diseases. Recent decades have seen the proliferation of methods to prevent these diseases and enormous growth in the underlying scientific knowledge and mechanisms of prevention.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

1. Prevention – Its Past, Present, and Future Place in Dentistry

William D. McHugh and Lars Granath

2. The Relation Between Preventative and Operative Dentistry

Lars Granath and William D. McHugh

Part 2: Prevention of Diseases

3. Dental Caries: Dietry and Microbiology Factors

William H. Bowen and Dowen Birkhed

4. Dental Caries: Resistance Factors – Enamel Chemistry and Saliva

Stephen H. Y. Wei et al.

5. Dental Caries: Resistance Factors – Fluorides

Stephen H. Y. Wei and Jane Ekstrund

6. Periodontal Diseases

William D. McHugh, Lars Matsson, and Sigmund S. Socransky

7. Diseases of the Masticatory Comlpex

G.E. Carlsson, Bengt Ingervall, and G.A. Zarb

Part 3: Implementation

8. Epidemiology: The Methods and Their Utilization

Dennis H. Leverett and Aubrey Sheilham

9. Basic Prevention for the Individual

Lars Granath and William D. McHugh

10. Community-Based Methods for Preventing Dental Caries and Periodontal Disease

Brian A. Burt

11. Individualized Prevention

Lars Granath and William D. McHugh

12. Promotion of Preventive Measures

Alice M. Horowitz and P. Jean Frazier

Part 4: Prevention in Different Societies

13. Health Policy

David E. Barnes and Carlos Montoya-Aguilar

14. Health Economy and Administration

Robert L. Berg and Dennis H. Leverett

15. The Goals and Strategies of Community in Developing Countries

Aubrey Sheiham and David E. Barmes

16. The Goals of Community Dentistry in Industrialized Countries

Aubrey Sheiham and Dennis H. Leverett


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Dr. Lars Granath is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pedodontics at the University of Lund in Malmo, Sweden, School of Dentistry,

Dr. William D. McHugh is Director of the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York, and Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Dental Research and Associate Dean for Dental Affairs at the University of Rochester.