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Covers proper care, cleaning, and diagnosing and treating common problems
Expanded version - over 40 pages added
This 2012 updated 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 to
* examine patients
* diagnose common dental problems
* make and use dental equipment
* use local anesthetics
* place fillings
* and remove teeth
There 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.