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Role of the dental profession in public health

P.H Guevremont

Role of the dental profession in public health

by P.H Guevremont

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (D.D.P.H.)--University of Toronto, 1963.

Statementby P.H. Guevremont.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 leaves.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20771097M

Doctor Guerra is the second woman delegate to the American Dental Association. Dr. Maude M. Tanner, who was thus honored twenty-five years ago, was the first. Women have achieved prominence in such fields as public health, hospitals, education, and not the least of all, dental education and research. Dr. Dentistry, also known as dental medicine and oral medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) ty sectors: Health care, Anatomy, Physiology, .

Some allied health care providers work collaboratively with other providers, including physicians, nurses, dentists and pharmacists. They may play roles in evaluating and assessing a patient’s needs, keeping the physician and others informed of the patient’s progress and caring for the patient. Others work independently as specialists in. A health professional (or healthcare professional) may provide health care treatment and advice based on formal training and experience. The field includes those who work as a physician, surgeon, physician assistants, nurse, physiotherapist, dentist, midwife, psychologist, psychiatrist, or pharmacist or who perform services in allied health professions.

Future Use of Materials for Dental Restoration Executive summary Dental caries is a major public health problem globally. Despite much effort in health promotion and disease prevention, dental restorations are still needed. Dental amalgam, a restorative material that contains mercury, has been widely used for some Size: KB.   Dental hygiene is defined as the science and practice of the recognition, treatment and prevention of oral diseases. The history of dental hygiene research is considered in the context of the development of the discipline and an emerging infrastructure. Research-related events supporting the growth and maturation of the profession are considered from the early Cited by:


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