Computer and Information Technology have transformed society and will continue to do so in the future.
An increasing number of dentists use a variety of computer technologies, including digital intraoral
cameras and paperless patient records.
The topic of dental computing is related to the application of computer and information science in
dentistry. Dental computing produces an increasing number of applications and tools for clinical practice.
Dental computing support research and education, and improvements in these areas translate into
improved patient care.
Since the last issue on temporomandibular (TMD) disorders and orofacial
pain presented in the Dental Clinics of North America (April 1997), there
has been an explosion of scientific, technologic, and procedural advances in
this complex field. The amalgamation of the science with the art of dentistry
has resulted from an enhanced appreciation for and the ability to provide
evidence-based diagnosis and care.
Pain and compromised function are the most common reasons for which
people seek health care.
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Eating sweet foods produces acid in the mouth which can cause tooth decay. ( High acid levels are measured low pH values). Decrible the information below and discuss the implication for dental health.
A better understanding of the influence of tobacco smoke on the host response to
periodontal infection has been the major concern in numerous studies whereas, limited
research has been published aiming to identify the influence of tobacco smoke on the dental
biofilm. Tobacco smoke has been shown to cause shifts in the microbial species that
comprise dental plaque (Haffajee & Socransky 2001, Kamma et al. 1999, Shiloah et al. 2000,
Umeda et al. 1998, van Winkelhoff et al. 2001, Zambon et al. 1996). In a recent study by our
group (Buduneli et al.
This book is about what we consider the essentials of human nutrition.
The science of human nutrition deals with all the effects on people of any component
found in food. This starts with the physiological and biochemical processes involved
in nourishment—how substances in food provide energy or are converted into body
tissues, and the diseases that result from insufficiency or excess of essential nutrients
(malnutrition). The role of food components in the development of chronic degenerative
disease like coronary heart disease, cancers, dental caries, etc.
America’s dairy farmers participate in a national check-off program that provides
monies to promote the consumption of dairy foods. A large portion of these funds
is used to support nutrition research, communication, and education. Since 1915,
the National Dairy Council® has been committed to establishing programs and
developing educational materials based on current scientific research, as well as
providing sound scientific information in all of its communications.
This book is an update of the first edition of the Handbook of Dairy Foods and
The new edition of this essential pocket guide covers the whole of clinical dentistry in a concise format. The authors have distilled the key elements of clinical practice into a readily accessible book, with blank pages provided for readers to add their own notes. This edition has been completely updated with a wealth of new information.
The volume catalogues the impact of clinical trials on the practice of medicine and discusses the developments and practice of medical statistics. Cancer, cardiovascular disease, dermatological, dental, mental, ophthalmic health, gynaecology and respiratory diseases are all discussed in separate chapters, with discussions on outcome measures, competing risks and statistical models given for each therapy area.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí hóa học quốc tế đề tài : Social and dental status along the life course and oral health impacts in adolescents: a population-based birth cohort
Most health care spending is for care provided by hospitals and physicians.
Health care spending encompasses a wide variety of health-related goods and
services, from hospital care and prescription drugs to dental services and medical
equipment purchases. Figure 7 illustrates spending on health by type of expense in
2010. Spending on hospital care and physician services ($1,329.5 billion combined)
makes up just over one-half of health care expenditures (51%). While spending on
prescription drugs ($259.
While PHI tends to cover certain typical services, there is diversity across OECD countries in
both the health services and providers accessible by privately insured individuals. Such diversity reflects
the scope of public coverage, and is affected by regulation and insurers’ strategies.
Professional intervention within six months after the eruption of the fi rst primary tooth
or no later than 12 months of age directed at factors affecting the oral cavity, counseling on
oral disease risks, and delivery of anticipatory guidance
• Early intervention aimed at preventing or mitigating common pediatric oral
diseases and conditions while initiating a relationship between infant, child, family
and the pediatric dental caregiver
• Primary prevention of dental disease based on timely family education, instruction
and motivation for behavioral changes, appropriate fl uorid...
The eighth edition of Dentistry for the Child and
Adolescent presents current diagnostic and treatment
recommendations based on research, clinical experience,
and current literature. This newest edition follows
the same basic structure and format of the previous
seven editions. The contributors who joined us in
preparation of this latest revision express a coordinated
philosophy in the approach to the most modern
concepts of dentistry for the child and adolescent. The
information contained herein is relevant to the contemporary
science and practice of pediatric dentistry.
Pharmacology has undergone major intellectual changes in the recent years and has become
increasingly important to all medical, dental and other health professionals. The graduate
students of dentistry may have to handle medical emergency during various dental
procedures on the dental chair. Besides this, dentists have to look into various drug
associated interactions. The broad goal of teaching pharmacology to undergraduate
students is to inculcate rational and scientific basis of therapeutics keeping in view the
dental curriculum and profession.
Definitions and scope of pediatric dentistry
Pediatric dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides
both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic
oral health care for infants and children through adolescence,
including those with special health care needs.1
To become a pediatric dental specialist, a dentist must satisfactorily
complete a minimum of 24 months in an advanced
education program accredited by the Commission on Dental
Accreditation of the American Dental Association (ADA).
We used the same methodology to project the share of single-family attached, single-family
detached, multi-family, and manufactured units for each age group.
We acknowledge that the adjustment factor used to calculate the number of householders is a
simplifying one. It does not account for any subsequent changes in tastes and preferences,
much less any changes in life choice trends – e.g., living long enough to remarry and have a
second spouse after either being widowed or divorced.
However, the direction or impact these types of changes will have is uncertain.
In November 1999, the Department of Dental Surgery at Chubu National Hospital,
National Institute of Longevity Science (Now: National Center for Geriatrics and
Gerontologyʣ, established the first oral care outpatient clinic in the nation. We have instructed
many people in methods of systematic oral care, and the service has earned a good reputation.
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Response shift and glycemic control in children with diabetes
Julie A Wagner*
Address: Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA Email: Julie A Wagner* - firstname.lastname@example.org * Corresponding author
Published: 14 June 2005 Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2005, 3:38 38 doi:10.1186/1477-7525-3-
Received: 14 April 2005 Accepted: 14 June 2005
This article is available from: http://www.hqlo.