Dental Public Health at a Glance presents a richly-illustrated introduction to dental and oral health issues in communities and populations.
- Each topic is presented in an easy-to-comprehend two-page spread with essential facts clearly summarized and accompanied by tables, illustrations and diagrams
- Comprehensive coverage of wide range of key concepts including: evidence-based dentistry, oral health promotion, the relationship of fluoride, diet, smoking, and alcohol to oral health, and considerations for a dental public health career
- Written by an expert in dental public health and offering illuminating insights into oral health at the population level
- A must-have introductory textbook and revision guide for dentistry and dental hygiene and therapy students
PART 1 INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 What is Dental Public Health?
Chapter 2 Health, Oral Health and their Determinants
PART 2 EPIDEMIOLOGY
Chapter 3 Basic Epidemiology
Chapter 4 Principles Of Measuring and Recording Oral Disease and Oral Health.
Chapter 5 Epidemiology of Dental Caries
Chapter 6 Epidemiology of periodontal disease.
Chapter 7 Epidemiology of oral cancer
Chapter 8 Epidemiology of Malocclusion, Non-Carious Tooth Surface Loss and Traumatic Dental Injuries.
Chapter 9 National trends in oral health
Chapter 10 International Oral Health
Part 3 EVIDENCE BASED DENTISTRY
Chapter 11 Study design
Chapter 12 Case Reports and Cross Sectional Studies
Chapter 13 Case-Control Studies
Chapter 14 Cohort studies
Chapter 15 Randomised controlled trials
Chapter 16 Randomised Controlled Trials II. Split mouth and Cross-over Studies
Chapter 17 Systematic reviews and meta-analysis.
Chapter 18 Evidence-based dentistry and clinical guidelines
PART 4 ORAL HEALTH PROMOTION
Chapter 19 Inequalities in oral health
Chapter 20 Oral health education, oral health promotion and oral health improvement.
Chapter 21 Considerations in promoting oral health
Chapter 22 Behaviour change
Chapter 23 Strategies for improving oral health in populations
PART 5 FLUORIDE AND ORAL HEALTH
Chapter 24 Strategies for the delivery of fluoride in the prevention of dental caries
Chapter 25 Toothpaste
Chapter 26 Water Fluoridation
Chapter 27 Community fluoride schemes. Fissure sealant programmes
PART 6 DIET AND ORAL HEALTH
Chapter 28 Diet and Oral Health
Chapter 29 Public health aspects of dietary modification
PART 7 SMOKING AND ORAL HEALTH
Chapter 30 Smoking and Oral Health
Chapter 31 Alternative Ways in Which Tobacco is Used / Tobacco Control
Chapter 32 Smoking cessation
PART 8 ALCOHOL AND ORAL HEALTH
Chapter 33 Alcohol and Oral Health
PART 9 ASSESSING HEALTH NEEDS
Chapter 34 Assessing Oral Health Needs on a Population Basis
Chapter 35 The Oral Health Needs of Specific Population Groups
Chapter 36 Screening and diagnostic tests
PART 10 PROVIDING DENTAL SERVICES
Chapter 37 Health Economics
Chapter 38 How dental care is organised in the UK.
Chapter 39 Paying for Dental Care
Chapter 40 Barriers to Accessing Dental Care
Chapter 41 Migration, race and ethnicity
Chapter 42 Skill-mix in dentistry
Chapter 43 A vision for the future delivery of dental care
PART 11 QUALTY ASSURANCE OF DENTAL CARE
Chapter 44 Quality Dental Care
Chapter 45 Clinical Audit
Chapter 46 Regulatory bodies and patient complaints
PART 12 A CAREER IN DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 47 A Career in Dental Public Health
Chapter 48 Useful References and Further Reading
Ivor G. Chestnutt is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health and Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies at the School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, UK. Ivor is registered as a Specialist in Dental Public Health with the General Dental Council. He has been involved in dental public health research and teaching for nearly 25 years and is widely published on the subject.