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Nutrition for Dental Health: A Guide for the Dental ProfessionalAuthor: Rebecca Sroda
Reflecting significant changes in the industry and the latest research in the field, this fully updated Third Edition of Rebecca Sroda’s Nutrition for Dental Health provides dental hygiene and dental assisting students up-to-date, easy-to-understand coverage of basic nutrition and diet information with an emphasis on the relationship of nutrition and diet to oral health.
Now in vibrant full colour, this accessible and student-friendly Third Edition features up-to-date, evidence-based content, new practice-focused features, outstanding end-of-chapter and online learning tools, and enhanced instructors resources.
Features and Benefits
New Videos on Chairside Counselling, filmed by the author, bring to life the how-to’s of patient counselling. One of the chairside counselling videos will be available in Spanish.
New chapter on Complimentary Nutritive Therapies introduces students to alternative ways that patients prevent and treat their oral concerns using everyday nutritive remedies.
New instructor resources; include Voice-over PowerPoint Presentations, Critical Thinking Activities, and a downloadable Comprehensive Patient Forms Booklet.
New and revised end-of-chapter learning aids —including self-assessment exercises, correlations of content to everyday life, Practice for Patients boxes featuring case studies with questions, and up-to-date web resources—encourage critical thinking and help students master the content,
New student ancillaries, including Chairside Counselling videos, electronic flashcards, and a Chairside Counselling quick reference card, provide opportunities for interactive review and practice.
MyPlate (and MiPlato) coverage replaces the Second Edition’s Food Pyramid to align with the latest USDA recommendations on encouraging lifelong healthy eating behaviours.
Evidence-based research supports content and ensures the currency and accuracy of the book’s coverage.
A new full-colour design and art program includes graphics, illustrations, and photos to engage today’s extremely visual learner.
New content on the relationship between nutrition and periodontal/oral disease in Chapter 3 is written/contributed by, best-selling author Jill Gehrig.
Current information on vitamins and minerals demonstrates their effect on oral disease.
New co-author: Registered Dietician Tonia Reinhard gives a dietician’s perspective, solidifying the scientific aspect of the book. Food for Thought boxes provide interesting, real-life, need-to-know information.
An entire unit (Part VI) dedicated to nutritional counselling prepares students for a key role of practicing dental hygienists.
A friendly look and tone throughout the book draws students in and make the subject of nutrition interesting and lively. Nutrients-at-a-Glance charts contain common categories of information to help students organise and compare major nutrients and herbs. Charts can be found in the appendix.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Eating 101
Chapter 2 Carbohydrates
Chapter 3 Protein
Chapter 4 Lipids
Chapter 5 Vitamins
Chapter 6 Minerals
Chapter 7 Water
Chapter 8 Dietary and Herbal Supplements
Chapter 9 Diet and Dental Caries
Chapter 10 Nutrition and Periodontal Disease
Chapter 11 Choosing Foods for Health and Fitness
Chapter 12 Reading Labels
Chapter 13 Nutrient Needs for Development and Maintenance of Oral Structures
Chapter 14 Dietary Considerations for the Life Cycle
Chapter 15 Eating Disorders
Chapter 16 Nutritional Counseling
Chapter 17 Nutritional Considerations for Special Population Groups
Chapter 18 Nutritive Value of Complimentary Therapies for Oral Care (Available ONLINE at thePoint)