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Bulimia Is A Dental Disease

Brian DDS McKay

Published by Xlibris Corporation
ISBN 10: 1436352223 / ISBN 13: 9781436352222
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Title: Bulimia Is A Dental Disease

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Hardcover

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Book Type: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 192 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.Every year, thousands of women and hundreds of males are diagnosed with Bulimia nervosa - an eating disorder and psychological condition caused by binge eating and purging what has been eaten. Emotional havoc ensues - guilt, depression and self-condemnation followed by physical problems - malnutrition, dehydration, organ damage and teeth erosion from the stomach acids used in purging. Dr. Brian McKay sees the obvious oral symptoms of bulimia nearly every day in his Seattle and Southern California dental practices. The frequency of these patients inspired McKay to write this book about the diagnosis, treatment and recovery from bulimia from a very unique perspective: The dental chair. With over 25 years of experience as a dentist, Dr. McKay learned the sad facts: 26 of all bulimia is first diagnosed by a dentist. In this landmark book - the first of its kind - he sounds the clarion call for a united effort between two professions -the Eating Disorder Treatment professionals and the Dental world to join forces and treat this debilitating disease and create a safety net for its victims. Discover the facts. Learn to take action. Find out how to care for bulimics everywhere in a caring, nonjudgmental, revolutionary approach. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781436352222

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Synopsis: Every year, thousands of women and hundreds of males are diagnosed with Bulimia nervosa - an eating disorder and psychological condition caused by binge eating and purging what has been eaten. Emotional havoc ensues - guilt, depression and self-condemnation followed by physical problems - malnutrition, dehydration, organ damage and teeth erosion from the stomach acids used in purging. Dr. Brian McKay sees the obvious oral symptoms of bulimia nearly every day in his Seattle and Southern California dental practices. The frequency of these patients inspired McKay to write this book about the diagnosis, treatment and recovery from bulimia from a very unique perspective: The dental chair. With over 25 years of experience as a dentist, Dr. McKay learned the sad facts: 26% of all bulimia is first diagnosed by a dentist. In this landmark book - the first of its kind - he sounds the clarion call for a united effort between two professions -the Eating Disorder Treatment professionals and the Dental world to join forces and treat this debilitating disease and create a safety net for its victims. Discover the facts. Learn to take action. Find out how to care for bulimics everywhere in a caring, nonjudgmental, revolutionary approach.

About the Author: Brian McKay, DDS, is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. He had one of the largest and most successful dental practices in the Northwest. Upon the sale of that office, Dr. McKay set his sights on perfecting a new concept in dentistry - a personalized, boutique cosmetic dental practice. It was there that he encountered the world of Eating Disorder victims. He developed his unique non-judgmental approach to treating these patients after consulting with ED specialists and treatment practitioners in both the Northwest and Southern California. Dr. McKay has also achieved distinction as a Founding Faculty member, lecturer and Faculty Leader of the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, the pre-eminent post-graduate school for cosmetic dentistry based at the University of the Pacific Dental School in San Francisco.

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