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Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care

Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0721603728

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ISBN13: 978-0721603728
ISBN10: 0721603726
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

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Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care - 2ND 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0721603728

Cynthia Stegeman and Judi Davis

ISBN13: 978-0721603728
ISBN10: 0721603726
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2005
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

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