Dental health

Dental health

Failure of free enterprise: private dental practice

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Deanna Geddo
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Vol 5, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article takes a look at private dental practice. Political, practical and emotional aspects. 

The effects of oral health on overall health

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Health Canada
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2005
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Ottawa, ON

Looks at the health risks of poor oral health, and lists ways to minimize your risk.

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ISBN 0662366395
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Series: It's Your Health

HIV and oral health: care and confidentiality

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Canadian Public Health Association
Canadian Dental Hygienists Association
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains the importance of oral hygiene for people living with HIV, and their vulnerability to a variety of related oral health conditions. Acknowledges the reluctance of those with HIV to disclose their status to their oral health care provider.

American Academy of Periodontology

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Training
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Forms an association of dental professionals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants.

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(312) 787-5518
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(312) 787-3670
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737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
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Chicago
Province: 
Ilinois
Postal/ZIP Code: 
60611-2690

Women and gum disease

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American Academy of Periodontology
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2004
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Chicago, IL

Discusses how women's oral health needs change during the different stages of their lives, including puberty, menstruation, pregnangy, and menopause and post-menopause.

Evidence-based health promotion. No. 1: oral health

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F.A.C. Wright
J. Satur
M.V. Morgan
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State Government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service Public Health Division
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Austalia

Using an evidence based strategy, report reveals findings on oral health care system in Victoria, Australia. Builds on the existing summaries of evidence based oral health promotion. Findings include the need to focus on increasing access to fluoride, sealants and strategies to enhance the development of personal skills in oral hygiene. Highlights the need for broader based oral health promotion in order to improve the oral health promotion knowledge of health providers and be able to effectively address the oral health promotion needs of special risk groups.

Pregnancy and dental health

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British Columbia Ministry of Health Services
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2004
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Victoria, B.C.

Highlights the importance of oral health to pregnant women and unborn children. Discusses common dental problems during pregnancy and the safety of dental treatment. Offers dietary and other advice.

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