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What is Primary Prevention?
Question 1
Categories of Oral Disease
Question 2
Strategies to Prevent the Plaque Diseases
Question 3
Question 4
Question 5
Prognostic and Diagnostic Tests
Remineralization of Teeth
Question 6
Answers and Explanations
Self-evaluation Questions
Dental Plaque as One of Many Microbial Biofilms
Bacterial Colonization of the Mouth
The Acquired Pellicle
Dental Plaque Formation
Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Adhesion
Bacteria in the Dental Plaque
Dental-Plaque Matrix
Dental-Plaque Metabolism
Dental Calculus
Understanding Caries: Concepts
Embryology and Histology of Enamel
Physical and Microscopic Features of Incipient Caries
Know your Enemy, the Cariogenic Bacteria
Ecology of Caries Development
The Manual Toothbrush
Powered Toothbrushes
Efficiency / Safety Evaluations
The American Dental Association (ADA) Acceptance Program
Toothbrushing Methods
Special Needs
Monitoring the Safety and Effectiveness of Therapeutic Dental Products
Chewing Gum
Oral Health Self-Care
Additional Considerations: Plaque and Caries
Plaque and Gingivitis
Frequency of Plaque Removal
Dental Floss
Tongue Cleaners
Irrigation Devices
Implant Maintenance
Denture Maintenance
Definition and Background
History of Community Water Fluoridation
Benefits and Efficacy/Effectiveness of Fluoridation
Mechanisms of Action
Cost of Water Fluoridation
Safety of Water Fluoridation
Opposition to Community-Water Fluoridation
Question 7
Risk Communication
Self-Evaluation Questions
Mechanism of Action
Effects of Fluoride on Plaque and Bacterial Metabolism
Topical Fluoride Applications
Recommendations Topical Fluoride Treatments
Multiple Fluoride Therapy
Question 8
Toxicology of Fluoride
Emergency Treatment
Home Security of Fluoride Products
Criteria for Selecting Teeth for Sealant Placement
Other Considerations in Tooth Selection
Background of Sealants
Bisphenol A-Glycidyl Methylacrylate Sealants
Fluoride-Releasing Sealants
Polymerization of the Sealants
Light-Cured Versus Self-Cured Sealants
The High-Intensity Light Source
Requisites for Sealant Retention
Increasing the Surface Area
Pit-and-Fissure Depth
Surface Cleanliness
Preparing the Tooth for Sealant Application
Application of the Sealant
Occlusal and Interproximal Discrepancies
Evaluating Retention of Sealants
Colored Versus Clear Sealants
Placement of Sealants Over Carious Areas
Sealants Versus Amalgams
The Sealant as Part of a Total Preventive Package
Use of Pit-and-Fissure Sealants
Dentist Involvement
Other Pit-and-Fissure Initiatives
Options for Protecting the Occlusal Surfaces
The Saliva Compartment
Caries A Transmissible Local Infection
Caries Risk and Caries Activity
Terms Used in Prediction
General Approach of Caries Risk Assessment
Community and Group Approach of Caries Risk Assessment
Ages of Interest for Caries Risk Assessment
Individual Approach of Caries Activity
Background Data of Importance for Caries Activity
Clinical Examination for Evaluation of Caries Activity
Caries-Activity Tests for the Dental Office
Other Suggested Caries Activity Tests
Useful Dental Websites for Caries Activity Information
Periodontal Probing
Crevicular Fluid Assessment
Smoking as a Major Risk Factor for Periodontal Disease
Sensation of Taste
The Historic Importance of Sweeteners
Uses of Sucrose
Corn Sweetener Use
Intense Sweeteners
Current Legislation Regarding Sweetener Use
Importance of Diet Assessment and Counseling in Dentistry
The Basis for a Healthy Diet
Nutrition in the Development and Integrity of Oral Tissues and Structures
Diet and Nutrition in Oral Conditions: Background and Counseling Strategies
Question 9
Question 10
Dental Education and Motivational Programs
Educational Approach to Behavior Change
Health Promotion Approach to Behavior Change
Approaches for Different Levels of Client Motivation and Adherence
Selecting Methods of Influencing Behavior Change
Basic Philosophy
Historic Perspective
Current Problem
Dental Public-Health Methods
Levels of Dental Public Health Operation
Dental Public Health Programs
New Strategies Needed
Surgeon General's Report
Prenatal Considerations
Dental Caries An Infectious Disease
Rationale for Early Preventive Intervention
A Protocol for Early Preventive Intervention
Who is Responsible for Teaching Oral Health?
Roles of Oral-Health-Care Providers
School-Health Programs Past and Present
Putting it all Together Comprehensive Oral Health Programs
Foreign School-Based Programs
Research and Evaluation
Sensory Capabilities
Cognitive Capacities
Functional Performance
Attendant Care
Specialized Equipment for Patient Management
Oral-Hygiene Devices
Preventive Therapies
Periodic Preventive Maintenance
Provider Availability
Dental Care in an Institutional Setting
Demographic Trends
Life Span/Life Expectancy
Marital Status
Living Arrangements
Functional Status
Cognitive Changes Associated with Aging
Oral-Disease Patterns
Long-Term Care
The Patient with Cardiovascular Disease
A Final Topic Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Renal Disease
Salient Systemic Signs and Symptoms of ESRD Anemia
Oral Manifestations of ESRD
Chronic Renal Failure and the Plaque Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
The Initial and/or Annual Dental Examination
Caries and Primary Prevention
Tooth, Heal Thyself Remineralization
Fluorides and Remineralization
Periodontal Disease and Primary Prevention
Putting it all Together Examination, Treatment, Prevention
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Primary Preventive Dentistry - 6th Ed

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