Textbook of Public Health Dentistry, 3/e

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Author: Hiremath
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 9788131246634
Language: English
Published: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier, India

Based on the syllabus prescribed by Dental Council of India, the book covers various aspects of public health, dental public health, preventive dentistry, social sciences and research methodology through simple presentations of the content.

Textbook of Public Health Dentistry, 3/e

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Based on the syllabus prescribed by Dental Council of India, the book covers various aspects of public health, dental public health, preventive dentistry, social sciences and research methodology through simple presentations of the content. The book is specially designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate students, would be useful for postgraduate students and academicians.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive elucidation of Public Health Dentistry covering from the very basics to current understanding of the discipline
  • The chapters are presented in sections as per DCI syllabus and helps to provide continuity and clarity to the readers
  • To facilitate better comprehension the information is presented in text as well as graphical form that includes tables, figures, flowcharts, photographs and illustrations wherever necessary
  • Contemporary issues are highlighted with more organized and rational description
  • All the chapters are thoroughly revised considering current updates yet retaining the core aspects of the subject. Further, some useful information like facts about tobacco, fluorides and clinical cases proforma are included separately under the Appendices.
  • An important feature of the book is inclusion of new chapter on “Primary Oral Health Care Program” and chapters on Infection Control in Dental Setting, Forensic dentistry, Hospital administration, Occupational hazards, Nutrition and oral Health, Minimal invasive dentistry, National Oral Health Policy, Global perspective of fluorides and Dental Practice management have been updated. These chapters are vital for richer understanding of Public Health Dentistry.

Table of Contents

PART 1: PUBLIC HEALTH
1 Concepts of Health and Disease and Prevention
2 General Epidemiology
3 Environmental Health
4 Health Education
5 Primary Health Care
6 National Health Programmes
7 International and National Health Agencies
8 Hospital Administration
9 Behavioural Sciences
PART 2: DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH
10 Introduction to Dental Public Health
11 Epidemiology of Dental Caries
12 Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases
13 Epidemiology of Oral Cancer
14 Oral Health Education
15 Nutrition and Oral Health
16 Surveying and Oral Health Surveys
17 Indices
18 Dental Auxiliaries
19 Financing Dental Care
20 Dental Needs and Resources
21 Planning and Evaluation in Oral Health
22 School Dental Health Programmes
23 Dental Practice Management
24 Ethics in Dentistry
25 Dentist Act—1948
26 Dental Council of India (DCI) and Indian Dental Association (IDA)
27 Consumer Protection Act
28 Forensic Odontology
PART 3: PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY
29 Introduction and Principles of Preventive Dentistry
30 Dental Caries
31 Diet and Dental Caries
32 Caries Risk Assessment
33 Caries Activity Tests
34 Cariogram
35 Dental Caries Vaccine
36 Fluorides
37 Fluoride Technology: A Global Perspective
38 Oral Hygiene Aids
39 Pit and Fissure Sealants
40 Atraumatic Restorative Treatment
41 Minimal Invasive Dentistry (MID)
42 Prevention of Dental Caries
43 Prevention of Periodontal Diseases
44 Prevention of Malocclusion
45 Prevention of Dental Trauma
46 Occupational Hazards in Dentistry
47 Infection Control in Dental Care Setting
48 Evidence Based Dentistry
PART 4: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS
49 Research Methodology
50 Biostatistics
APPENDICES
1 Definitions and Glossary
2 Oral Health Assessment Proforma (1997)
3 Case History Proforma
4 Levels of Prevention
5 Tobacco use, Effects on Health and Management
6 Fluoride Facts