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Oral Health Care

Pediatric, Research, Epidemiology and Clinical Practices

Oral health care in pediatric dentistry deals with complete oral health, including preventive aspects for children right from their conception to adolescence, encompassing all the spheres of dentistry including various specialties. It also includes planning a preventive program at individual and community levels. The current research interests in oral health care include studies regarding the role of stem cells, tissue culture, and other ground-breaking technologies available to the scientific community in addition to traditional fields such as anatomy, physiology, and pharmaceuticals etc of the oral cavity. Public health and epidemiology in oral health care is about the monitoring of the general oral health of a community, general afflictions they are suffering from, and an overall approach for care and correction of the same. The oral health care-giver undertakes evaluation of conditions affecting individuals for infections, developmental anomalies, habits, etc. and provides corrective action in clinical conditions. The present work is a compendium of articles by internationally renowned and reputed specialists about the current developments in various fields of oral health care.

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Oral Health CarePediatric, Research, Epidemiology and Clinical PracticesEdited by Mandeep Virdi

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1901

ISBN: 978-953-51-0133-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6838-6

Copyright year: 2012

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80110 Total Chapter Downloads

25 Crossref Citations

44 Web of Science Citations

49 Dimensions Citations


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1. Early Childhood Caries: Parent’s Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards Its Prevention in Malaysia

By Shani Ann Mani, Jacob John, Wei Yen Ping and Noorliza Mastura Ismail


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2. Oral Health Care in Children – A Preventive Perspective

By Agim Begzati, Kastriot Meqa, Mehmedali Azemi, Ajtene Begzati, Teuta Kutllovci, Blerta Xhemajli and Merita Berisha


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3. Pediatric Dentistry – A Guide for General Practitioner

By Mandeep S. Virdi


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4. Gingivitis in Children and Adolescents

By Folakemi Oredugba and Patricia Ayanbadejo


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5. The Principles Prevention in Dentistry

By Jalaleddin Hamissi


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6. Antidepressants: Side Effects in the Mouth

By Patrícia Del Vigna de Ameida, Aline Cristina Batista Rodrigues Johann, Luciana Reis de Azevedo Alanis, Antônio Adilson Soares de Lima and Ana Maria Trindade Grégio


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7. Classical and Modern Methods in Caries Epidemiology

By M. Larmas, H. Vähänikkilä, K. Leskinen and J. Päkkilä


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8. Epidemiology of Dental Caries in the World

By Rafael da Silveira Moreira


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9. The Determinants of Self–Rated Oral Health in Istanbul Adults

By Kadriye Peker


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10. Krill Enzymes (Krillase®) an Important Factor to Improve Oral Hygiene

By Kristian Hellgren


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11. Probiotics and Oral Health

By Harini Priya Vishnu


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12. Towards Oral Health Promotion

By José Roberto de Magalhães Bastos, Magali de Lourdes Caldana, Luis Marcelo Aranha Camargo, Ariadnes Nobrega Oliveira, Ricardo Pianta Rodrigues da Silva, Angela Xavier, Fábio Silva de Carvalho and Roosevelt da Silva Bastos


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13. HIV/AIDS and Oral Health in Socially Disadvantaged Communities

By Febronia Kokulengya Kahabuka and Flora Masumbuo Fabian


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14. Oral and Dental Health in Pregnancy

By Eftekharalsadat Hajikazemi and Fatemeh Haghdoost Osquei


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15. The Influence of Smoking on Dental and Periodontal Status

By Jindra Smejkalova, Vimal Jacob, Lenka Hodacova, Zdenek Fiala, Radovan Slezak and Sajith Vellappally


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16. Tooth Autotransplantation

By Eduardo Santiago, Germano Rocha and João F. C. Carvalho


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17. The Importance of Final Irrigation with Mineralolithic Effect Agents During Chemomechanical Treatment of Tooth Root Canal

By Aleksandar Mitić, Nadica Mitić, Slavoljub Živković, Jelena Milašin, Jovanka Gašić, Vladimir Mitić, Tatjana Tanić and Jelena Popović


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