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The Clinical Decision Tree of Oral Health in Geriatrics

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the Clinical Decision Tree—a visual representation of a systematic understanding of an entire decision process in rendering clinical decisions in geriatric dentistry. To the ... More


Oral Health

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to prevent or control dental caries (tooth decay), oral (mouth) and pharyngeal (throat) cancers, and ... More


Oral Health

Myron Allukian and Alice M. Horowitz

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Oral diseases are often called a neglected or silent epidemic. They are largely due to social injustice in which private wealth overrides the public’s health. Although oral diseases affect almost ... More


Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book reviews health promotion in the context of the pharmacy practice. Since the publication of the first edition, major changes have taken place in the involvement of pharmacists in health ... More


Embodied Inequalities: An Interdisciplinary Conversation on Oral Health Disparities

Sarah Horton and Judith C. Barker

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter combines ethnographic and social epidemiological approaches to analyze the causes of Latino children’s high rates of oral disease as well as their cumulative effects. Social ... More


Changing the Face of America: Water Fluoridation and Oral Health

Brian A. Burt and Scott L. Tomar

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.14
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

During the early- to mid-1900s, dental caries (i.e., tooth decay), frequently associated with uncomfortable treatment and tooth loss, was one of life's less pleasant certainties. However, the dental ... More


Oral health

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A large number of the population do not visit the dentist unless they are in pain, and many of these consult a pharmacist first. However, dentists often criticize pharmacists for giving mixed ... More


Trajectories of Health in Early Farming Communities of East Asia

Kate Pechenkina, Ma Xiaolin, and Fan Wenquan

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the general trends in health that accompanied increasing reliance on agriculture and a later increase in social complexity experienced by human communities of the Yellow and Wei ... More


Yangshao Oral Health from West to East: Effects of Increasing Complexity and Contacts with Neighbors

Kate Pechenkina, Ma Xiaolin, Fan Wenquan, Wei Dong, and Zhang Quanchao

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The frequencies and distribution of carious teeth were found to be similar in three skeletal human skeletal series dating to Middle/Late Yangshao, as would be expected for farmers whose subsistence ... More


Stresses of Life: A Preliminary Study of Degenerative Joint Disease and Dental Health among Ancient Populations of Inner Asia

Michelle L. Machicek

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

We investigated degenerative joint disease (DJD) in Iron Age Mongolian and Inner Mongolian (ca. 3rd century BC to 2nd century AD) samples, as well as oral and physiological health in a later Mongol ... More


Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Systemic Stress during the Agricultural Transition in Prehistoric Japan

Daniel H. Temple and Clark Spencer Larsen

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores patterns of health during the agricultural transition in prehistoric Japan using skeletal indicators of stress. Middle to Final Jomon cultures (5000 through 2300 BP) represent ... More


Dental Wear and Oral Health as Indicators of Diet among the Early Qin People: A Case Study from the Xishan Site, Gansu Province

Wei Miao, Wang Tao, Zhao Congcang, Liu Wu, and Wang Changsui

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Qin people played a significant role in the rise and unification of Imperial China. Bioarchaeological investigation of oral health and wear on dental material from the Bronze Age Qin site of ... More


Intentional Dental Modification and Oral-Dental Health in Western Micronesia

Rona Ikehara-Quebral, E. Melanie Ryan, Nicolette Parr, Cherie Walth, Jolie Liston, Michael Pietrusewsky, and Michele Toomay Douglas

in A World View of Bioculturally Modified Teeth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054834
eISBN:
9780813053325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054834.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Intentional dental modification was observed in Pre-Latte and Latte Period bioarchaeological samples from western Micronesia. These purposeful cultural alterations include multilinear incisions and ... More


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