Where There Is No Dentist PDF/EPUB Ê Where There PDF

  • 283 pages
  • Where There Is No Dentist
  • Murray Dickson
  • English
  • 11 March 2018
  • 0942364058

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Where There Is No DentistThisupdated reprint features information on Atraumatic Restorative Treatment ART , a way to fill cavities without the use of a dental drill, as well as updated information on other training material and resources This book is an important companion to Hesperian s classic book Where There Is No Doctor All Hesperian books are regularly updated and reprinted to reflect accurate medical information Community health workers, educators and individuals from around the world use Where There Is No Dentist to help people care for their teeth and gums This book s broad focus makes it an invaluable resource The author uses straightforward language and careful instructions to explain how toexamine patientsdiagnose common dental problemsmake and use dental equipmentuse local anestheticsplace fillingsand remove teethThere is also a special chapter on oral health and HIV AIDS, which provides the dental worker with a detailed, well illustrated discussion of the special problems faced by people living with HIV AIDS, and appropriate treatment

About the Author: Murray Dickson

Murray Dickson has worked in community health and oral health promotion in marginalized communities locally and internationally for several decades As a CUSO cooperant, he and his family lived for two year periods in Nigeria, Papua New Guinea and Mozambique He twice evaluated a national dental training program in Cambodia, and has been a member of the project monitoring team for an HIV AIDS control project in Kenya Currently he is training consultant for the Training for Health Renewal Program THRP , a partnership between the University of Saskatchewan and Mozambique s Ministry of Health