Whole-Body Dentistry

A Complete Guide to Understanding the Impact of Dentistry on Total Health

Author: Mark A. Breiner, DDS

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0967844347

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 496

View: 1011

"Winner! 2012 Global E-Book Awards" -Medicine and Healthcare Did You Know There Is More to Dentistry Than Just Your Mouth? Most of us are familiar with the traditional “mouth-only” orientation of dentistry, which is focused on oral hygiene, fillings, and extractions. Whole-Body Dentistry represents a shift away from this traditional approach to dentistry and offers what some feel is a revolutionary view of dentistry—one that recognizes that issues in the mouth can trigger seemingly unrelated physical illnesses. Dr. Breiner clearly explains the concepts in this comprehensive—yet very readable—guide and reference. Topics covered build upon each other and are crossed referenced throughout the book for clarity. This valuable information will help patients make better and more informed dental-treatment choices. The book provides: • Clear, concise, vital information for the consumer • Addresses the impact of traditional dental procedures on total health • Explains new diagnostic tools and treatment protocols • Shares “Dental Detective Stories” to illustrate key topics • Includes important Dental Meridian Chart & explores the energetic paradigm of dentistry • Offers resources/websites for finding dentists, physicians, products & services Valuable and necessary information for both consumers and health practitioners. “Finalist – Book of the Year Awards” – Foreword Review

Holistic Dental Care

The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums

Author: Nadine Artemis

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583947213

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 152

View: 619

A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.

The Immune System

Author: Willard H. Dean, M.D.,Tom Laga, Ph.D.

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 146029694X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 102

View: 2736

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH! The medicine of the future is contained in this booklet. This is the first in a series of self-help booklets to provide information, facts and how to’s for people who want to take charge of their health. Holistic MD Bill Dean and Holistic PhD Tom Laga, a specialist in Nutrition-Fitness-Stresscare, are two health experts with over 80 years of combined experience in the fields of Wellness, Holistic Healthcare and Holistic Medicine. Both Dr Dean and Dr Laga have extensive backgrounds in teaching and want to share with you how to take charge of your own Body-Mind-Spirit health. This booklet covers diet, nutrition, supplements, exercise, fasting, detoxification, environmental factors, the role of attitude and truly, much, much more. Learn how to treat the underlying cause of illness, not just the symptoms. All illnesses or afflictions are PROBLEMS with CAUSES and therefore: with SOLUTIONS for healing. Find out what YOU can do for all problems relating to The Immune System: recurring infections, delayed healing, chronic fatigue, gastro-intestinal upsets, allergies. Scan the Table Of Contents to realize what a wide range of problems are examined. Learn about your Immune System and what you can do for it. Understand both the generalities and specifics on the diseases affecting you and all of us in today’s world. Take charge of your own well--being. Know what your own doctor seldom mentions.

At the Root: My Journey to Health and Healing

Could your mouth be the root cause of your health problems?

Author: Kimberly Miles

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 154392526X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 230

View: 7764

Kim had been an enthusiastic college student, creative, athletic and energetic. That changed in her junior year of college. After the removal of her four wisdom teeth, Kim began to suffer from unexplained health problems: recurring pneumonia, debilitating fatigue, brain fog, unexplained rashes and swollen lymph nodes that would not go away. Over the next thirty years her doctors would diagnose Kim with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Epstein-Barr virus and even lymphoma, but they did not really know. Kim shares her thirty-year journey to regain her health and vitality. Kim's belief in her body's ability to heal led her to work with a remarkable biological dentist. It was with the help of this controversial approach to dentistry that Kim's body could finally heal, restoring her to full health. Her revealing and intimate story portrays the little understood and overlooked importance that the mouth plays in over-all health and well-being. At The Root is Kim's story of the necessity to trust and believe in yourself. She reminds us of the importance of taking responsibility for our health as well as managing our own lives.

Dental Implants - E-Book

The Art and Science

Author: Charles A. Babbush,Jack A. Hahn,Jack T. Krauser,Joel L. Rosenlicht

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726771

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 5863

For coverage of cutting-edge techniques and procedures, Dental Implants: The Art and Science is your "go to" reference! This edition includes 20 new chapters and coverage of the latest advances and research from leading dental implant experts. Topics range from the business of dental implants and risk management to new treatment techniques such as Teeth In A Day® and Teeth In An HourTM, the All-on-4 concept, Piezoelectric bone surgery, the new NobelActiveTM implant, the use of dental implants in children, and more. Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and illustrations bring concepts to life and provide step-by-step visuals for surgical and prosthetic techniques. If you’re looking for a comprehensive, up-to-date resource you can trust, Dental Implants is the book you need! Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and line drawings help to clarify important concepts and provide step-by-step guidance for specific techniques. All aspects of both business and patient care are covered, including risk management, patient selection and master planning, radiographic evaluation, surgical techniques, postoperative care, maintenance, and dental hygiene. Highly-regarded lead author Charles A. Babbush, DDS, MScD, is one of the leading dental implant surgeons in the world and a highly regarded educator, speaker, and author. Expert contributors from all over the world describe the latest advances in implantology and represent the forefront of research.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291066

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

View: 1358

Your one-stop review for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 7th Edition is the most trusted review and study tool on the market. A total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation -- make this book stand out as a student favorite. Already known for its in-depth coverage, an easy-to-use outline format, and expert authorship, this review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration. Expert author Michele Darby provides the NBDHE review tool you cannot afford to be without! A comprehensive review includes all the necessary content for the NBDHE, with 2,500 review questions including four simulated exams. A logical organization covers the three main areas of the NBDHE: (1) the scientific basis for dental hygiene practice, (2) the provision of clinical dental hygiene services, and (3) community health and research principles. NBDHE-style review questions offer practice and self-assessment relating to key content. A new 350-question examination complete with Components A and B mimics the format of the NBDHE and is included in the back of the book and on the companion Evolve website; it provides answers, rationales, and a timer function. Three additional timed simulated practice examinations are provided on the companion website for additional test-taking experience. Case-based questions prepare you for the case studies and scenarios emphasized on the NBDHE. An outline format allows for easy review and study. Illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs help in recognizing suspected pathologic processes and interpreting radiographs. Tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures. Unique! Website tables in each chapter provide a quick reference to key sites for further research and study. Expert authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners, each of whom has an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. 1,450 NEW practice questions are added to this edition for a more complete review. Updated content reflects changes and advances in areas such as infection control, pharmacology, digital imaging, and local anesthesia administration. Expanded case studies promote critical thinking and provide practice with the complex cases that make up Component B of the examination. NEW full-color photographs, illustrations, and radiographs accurately represent dental conditions. Labeling and identification exercises are included, with electronic flashcards for added vocabulary practice.

Dental Clinical Advisor - E-Book

Author: James R. Hupp,Thomas P. Williams,F. John Firriolo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323079008

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 5925

Do you know what impact a patient's condition or medication could have on dental treatment? Always be certain with this chairside resource designed to alert you to the dental significance or implications of medical conditions, drugs, emergencies, and more. Clinical algorithms expedite decision making, and a CD-ROM lets you search the text and print hundreds of patient education handouts provided in both English and Spanish. Information is specifically tailored to dentistry by pointing out the dental significance or implications of each subject, including how conditions, medications, emergencies, and more can affect dental treatment. Consistent concise organization makes it easy to locate key information. Covers over 300 topics from simple pharmacologic information to rare medical diseases. Includes ICD-9 CM and CPT diagnostic/treatment codes for insurance records and categorization with outside agencies to help professionals and staff understand how particular conditions fit into insurance continuums and facilitate better communication with outside groups. Discusses when a treatment should/can be referred to other health care providers. Appendices present facts and tips related to a variety of more common conditions in one location for easier treatment planning Clinical algorithms chart possible paths for managing common conditions to expedite decision making. Reference listings suggest reliable sources for more in-depth reading on each topic. CD-ROM contains 950 patient education handouts in English and Spanish to enhance communication between practitioners and their patients.

Essentials of Human Disease in Dentistry

Author: Mark Greenwood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119251842

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 2248

Preceded by Textbook of human disease in dentistry / Mark Greenwood, Robin A. Seymour, and John G. Meechan. 2009.

Sedation - E-Book

A Guide to Patient Management

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075967

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 8776

Combining essential theory with “how-to technical instruction, this concise guide is the leading reference for basic techniques in sedation and anxiety control in the dental office. The latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists keep you up-to-date with the latest medical standards. Content on patient management for pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients helps you successfully treat any patient population. In-depth discussions of the pharmacology of commonly used sedative agents allow you to fully understand properties and characteristics of drugs used. Combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction Boxes and tables highlight key information and make it easy to find important content. Chapter 40-Legal Considerations includes the current liability standards for patient treatment to help you protect yourself and your patients. Chapter 41-The Controversial Development of Anesthesiology in Dentistry focuses on the growing controversies, legal and otherwise, from both without and within the profession. Updated patient management procedures provide the most current guidelines on everything from AHA CPR standards to the safest sedative procedures. Full-color art program shows anatomy and other important concepts in vibrant detail. Photos of the newest sedation and emergency equipment ensure you have the latest information on developments in the field.

Rehabilitation of the Older Person

A Handbook for the Interdisciplinary Team

Author: Amanda J. Squires,Margaret B. Hastings

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748754700

Category: Science

Page: 412

View: 4268

Readers will be able to gain knowledge of how to manage older people with difficult conditions and in different environments. Much of the work of the professionals in this area has changed as a result of NHS reforms, new practices, and patient demands.

The Travel Writer's Handbook

How to Write and Sell Your Own Travel Experiences

Author: Jacqueline Harmon Butler,Louise Purwin Zobel

Publisher: Agate Publishing

ISBN: 157284700X

Category: Reference

Page: 350

View: 6365

Veteran travel writer Jacqueline Harmon Butler shows readers, one step at a time, how to research, write, and sell travel articles--but most importantly, she details what makes a travel article a winner. In this new edition, Butler updates her bestselling handbook for the 21st century with helpful tips on conducting Internet research, utilizing new advancements in digital photography and finding helpful applications on mobile phones. She also helps aspiring writers navigate the changing world of publishing by exploring blogging, new travel websites, and social media, all while discussing how best to expand your platform. She includes a brand new introduction to reflect the current state of the travel industry and the change in editors' needs. Butler covers all the nuts and bolts aspects of travel writing from pre-trip research, specific marketing strategies, and even includes 12 formats for travel articles with sure-fire appeal to editors and readers. She gives insightful and often humorous advice on pre- and post-trip topics like: • How to target your market before you begin • How to save time by doing background research before you leave • How to write queries and get assignments in advance • How to find new angles for overworked subjects • What to take along--from video equipment and laptops to travel documents • How to set up and conduct successful interviews • How to take advantage of freebies and junkets without “selling out” • How to sell what you write--and then sell it again

TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain

The Role of Dentistry in a Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Approach

Author: Axel Bumann,Ulrich Lotzmann

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9781588901118

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 8070

The treatment of temporomandibular disorders requires a multidisciplinary approach, involving the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas provides a wealth of valuable information for specialists who need to enhance their understanding of TMJ disorders. TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain is the invaluable diagnostic guide all dentists and related specialists need to provide optimize the care and treatment of patients in this condition. It ties together the anatomic, physiologic, and psychological aspects of TMJ to help you confidently reach an accurate diagnosis. MRI has proven to be the most reliable imaging modality for the diagnosis of TMJ disorders. A key benefit of this text is teaching dentists how to interpret MRIs, and also to provide the required knowledge for informed communication with radiologists. Throughout the text, you'll find exquisitely detailed, full-color photographs which take you step-by-step through the clinical examination of the jaw. The book teaches you how to analyze information as it comes in to select the proper course of treatment based on the patient's history and clinical data. Written in a clear and easy-to-follow format, the text presents state-of-the-art approaches to managing TMJ disorders. With this book, dentists and related specialists will gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure their patients receive the best possible care!

A Body Out of Balance

Understanding the Treating Sjögren's Syndrome

Author: Ruth Fremes,Nancy Carteron

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781583331729

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 184

View: 9050

An overview of Sjèogren's Syndrome, a debilitating autoimmune and rheumatological disorder, provides a look at its symptoms, treatments, and coping techniques and offers advice on creating a personal treatment program.

The Complementary Therapist's Guide to Conventional Medicine E-Book

A Textbook and Study Course

Author: Clare Stephenson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982557

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 9119

The Complementary Therapist's Guide to Conventional Medicine is a unique textbook for students and practitioners of complementary medicine, offering a systematic comparative approach to Western and Eastern medicine. Practitioners of complementary medicine increasingly find themselves working alongside conventionally trained doctors and nurses and it is vital for them to develop a core understanding of conventional medical language and philosophy. The book is designed as a guide to understanding conventional medical diagnoses, symptoms and treatments, whilst also encouraging the reader to reflect on and translate how these diagnoses may be interpreted from a more holistic medical perspective. Throughout the text the practitioner/student is encouraged to see that conventional and more holistic interpretations are not necessarily contradictory, but instead are simply two different approaches to interpreting the same truth, that truth being the patient's symptoms. After introductory sections on physiology, pathology and pharmacology, there follow sections devoted to each of the physiological systems of the body. In these, the physiology of each system is explored together with the medical investigation, symptoms and treatments of the important diseases which might affect that system. As each disease is described, the reader is encouraged to consider the corresponding Chinese medical perspective. The textbook concludes with chapters relating specifically to dealing with patients in practice. In particular these focus on warning signs of serious disease, supporting patients on medication and ethical issues which may arise from management of patients which is shared with conventional practitioners. The book also offers a detailed summary of 'Red Flag symptoms' which are those which should be referred for 'Western' medical investigation or emergency medical treatment, and also a guide to how patients can be safely supported in withdrawing from conventional medication, when this is clinically appropriate. Those wishing to use the text for systematic study can make use of the question and problem-solving approach offered on the accompanying CD to which references to self study exercises appear at regular stages throughout the book. This means that the text can be easily adapted to form the basis of a study course in clinical medicine for students of complementary medicine. In addition to the self-testing questions and answers, the supporting CD also contains checklists for revision and full-colour illustrations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Clare Stephenson is a qualified medical practitioner who worked in hospital medicine, general practice and public health medicine for a number of years before training in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture. Over the course of a decade she developed and taught an undergraduate course for students of Chinese medicine on Western medicine and how it relates to TCM. She is particularly committed to encouraging communication and understanding between practitioners of different health disciplines. She currently works as a GP in Oxfordshire.

Ignore Your Teeth and They'll Go Away

The Complete Guide to Gum Disease

Author: Sheldon Dov Sydney

Publisher: Devida Publications

ISBN: 9780996812108

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 162

View: 4391

Expanded, updated 2016 edition of the world's #1 guide to gum disease. Written so patients can understand and make choices. Includes: detection, prevention, treatment of gum disease as well as dental implants. Past enthusiasitic reviews have included American Library Association, Booklist, Journals of The American and British Dental Association.

Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation - E-Book

Author: Morris S. Clark,Ann Brunick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323058388

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 5526

More and more dental professionals are finding that N2O/O2 is a reliable and efficient method of relieving pain, fear, and apprehension in patients undergoing surgical procedures - and is quickly and easily reversed without unwanted side effects. The third edition of this unique chairside handbook is an invaluable resource for this method of sedation. It provides step-by-step techniques of all the uses of N2O/O2 as a means of pain and anxiety management, and is written at a level that can be easily understood by dental students and professionals of all levels. Step-by-step administration techniques and responses to frequently asked questions provide practical information for everyday use of N2O/O2. Concise, outline format and convenient, portable size make this handbook easy to use in the clinical setting. Current American Society of Anesthesiologists classification system familiarizes you with ASA guidelines for assessing patients with medical risk. Information on current equipment in analgesia delivery shows how each component works so you can see and compare what's new in the field. In-depth discussion of recovery from N2O/O2 helps you better determine when it's appropriate to release a patient. Sample forms (sedation record, informed consent, etc.) are provided - copy and use them as needed. New icons speed you to important information on indications, considerations, and contraindications for nitrous oxide. The latest information on biohazards provides current guidelines for proper monitoring. Increased content on pediatric sedation enables you to provide specialized care to younger patients. Expanded art program, including integral sections of color-coded equipment, improving your understanding of proper handling and procedures. Additional step-by-step photos highlight the most current techniques and equipment.

Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963800

Category: Medical

Page: 2698

View: 5555

Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research. The editors have built Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Dentistry, Oral Health, Odontology, and Craniofacial Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.