Essential Dental Public Health

Essential Dental Public Health

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Overview

Public health is a key concern of modern dental practitioners as they continue to play a vital role in the health of populations across the world. The second edition of Essential Dental Public Health identifies the links between clinical practice and public health with a strong emphasis on evidence-based medicine.

Fully revised and updated for a second edition, this textbook is split into four parts covering all the need-to-know aspects of the subject: the principles of dental public health, oral epidemiology, prevention and oral health promotion, and the governance and organization of health services. Essential Dental Public Health is an ideal introduction to the field for dentistry undergraduates, as well as being a helpful reference for postgraduates and practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199679379
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/18/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Blanaid Daly, Senior Clinical Lecturer/Academic Lead in Special Care Dentistry, Specialist in Special Care Dentistry and Specialist in Dental Public Health, King's College London Dental Institute, London,Paul Batchelor, Hon. Senior Lecturer in Dental Public health, UCL, and National Research Facilitator and Course Director, Dental Health Services Leadership and Management programme, FGDP(UK), Royal College of Surgeons, London,Elizabeth Treasure, Professor of Dental Public Health and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Cardiff University,Richard Watt, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health, University College London

Dr Blanaid is Senior Clinical Lecturer and Academic Lead in Special Care Dentistry, Specialist in Special Care Dentistry and Specialist in Dental Public Health at the King's College London Dental Institute.

Dr Paul Batchelor is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Dental Public health at University College London and National Research Facilitator and Course Director of the Dental Health Services Leadership and Management Programme, FGDP(UK) at the Royal College of Surgeons.

Professor Elizabeth Treasure is Professor of Dental Public Health and Deputy Vice Chancellor at Cardiff University.

Professor Richard Watt is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health at the Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Principles of Dental Public Health
1. Introduction to the principles of public health
2. Determinants of health
3. Definitions of health
4. Public health approaches to prevention
Part 2: Oral Epidemiology
5. Overview of epidemiology
6. Trends in oral health
7. Evidence-based practice
Part 3: Prevention and oral health promotion
8. Principles of oral health promotion
9. Overview of behaviour change
10. Oral health education in dental practice settings
11. Sugars and caries prevention
12. Fluoride and fissure sealants
13. Prevention of periodontal disease
14. Oral cancer prevention
15. Public health approaches to the prevention of traumatic dental injuries
16. Prevention for vulnerable groups and populations
Part 4: Health services
17. Overview of health care systems
18. The structure of the NHS in the UK
19. The structure of dental services in the UK
20. The European Union and dentistry
21. Planning dental services
22. Health economics
23. Problems with health services

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