Summary: The only nutritional guide designed specifically for dental hygienists, this practical text covers the basics of nutrition, then goes beyond to examine current, relevant topics specific to different life stages and states of health. Users will learn how to assess clients? eating habits, and teach them how proper nutrition can improve both oral health and overall fitness. Case studies are used throughout to demonstrate how concepts can be applied to specific client si
Summary: The only nutritional guide designed specifically for dental hygienists, this practical text covers the basics of nutrition, then goes beyond to examine current, relevant topics specific to different life stages and states of health. Users will learn how to assess clients? eating habits, and teach them how proper nutrition can improve both oral health and overall fitness. Case studies are used throughout to demonstrate how concepts can be applied to specific client situations. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:W.B. Saunders Co. Year Published: 2005 International: No
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Part 1: Orientation to Basic Nutrition
1: Overview of Healthy Eating Habits 2: The Alimentary Canal: Digestion and Absorption 3: Carbohydrate: The Efficient Fuel 4: Protein: the Cellular Foundation 5: Lipids: The Condensed Energy 6: Utilization of the Energy Nutrients: Metabolism and Balance 7: Vitamins Required for Calcified Structures 8: Minerals Essential for Calcified Structures 9: Nutrients Present in Calcified Structures 10: Vitamins Required for Oral Soft Tissues and Salivary Glands 11: Water and Minerals Required for Oral Soft Tissues and Salivary Glands
Part 2: Considerations of Clinical Nutrition
12: Nutritional Requirements Affecting Oral Health in Females 13: Nutritional Requirements Through the Life Cycle and Eating Habits Affecting Oral Health 14: Nutritional Requirements for Older Adults and Eating Habits Affecting Oral Health 15: Other Considerations Affecting Nutrient Intake 16: Effects of Systemic Disease on Nutritional Status and Oral Health
Part 3: Nutritional Aspects of Oral Health
17: Nutritional Aspects of Dental Caries: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment 18: Nutritional Aspects of Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease 19: Nutritional Aspects of Alterations in the Oral Cavity 20: Nutritional Assessment and Counseling for the Dental Hygiene Client
Appendices A: BMI Tables B: Sources for Reliable Nutrition Information C: Recommended Journals and Newsletters D: Dietary Reference Intakes E: Growth Charts Glossary Index
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