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Insiders Guide to Gum Disease, Orthodontics and Dentistry: What Is Not Taught in Dental School

David C DiBenedetto DMB

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120 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 0.7in.Patients spend millions of dollars each year on diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. A practicing dentist and expert witness with over twenty-five years of experience takes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of dentistry while teaching about the importance of good occlusion, how orthodontists have failed their patients, and the many shortfalls of periodontics. David DiBenedetto, DMD, claims that occlusion-how our teeth meet when our jaws are brought together-is of crucial importance to dental health. He also states that the field of orthodontics continues to concern itself about aesthetics, not on how jaws function, even though studies illustrate that orthodontic treatment does not increase the chances of keeping teeth later in life. Dr. DiBenedetto has made it his lifes work to educate dental patients on the importance overall health plays in determining dental health and in what treatment works best for periodontal disease. You will learn: How periodontists and orthodontists think How the jaw works How to determine what you want from your orthodontist How you can keep your teeth and gums healthy Case histories, photographs, and diagrams are provided in this informative guidebook that will help explore your difficult dental questions in a logical manner. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595716807

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Title: Insiders Guide to Gum Disease, Orthodontics ...

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Hardcover

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Patients spend millions of dollars each year on diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. A practicing dentist and expert witness with over twenty-five years of experience takes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of dentistry while teaching about the importance of good occlusion, how orthodontists have failed their patients, and the many shortfalls of periodontics.

David DiBenedetto, DMD, claims that occlusion-how our teeth meet when our jaws are brought together-is of crucial importance to dental health. He also states that the field of orthodontics continues to concern itself about aesthetics, not on how jaws function, even though studies illustrate that orthodontic treatment does not increase the chances of keeping teeth later in life. Dr. DiBenedetto has made it his life's work to educate dental patients on the importance overall health plays in determining dental health and in what treatment works best for periodontal disease. You will learn:

  • How periodontists and orthodontists think

  • How the jaw works

  • How to determine what you want from your orthodontist

  • How you can keep your teeth and gums healthy

Case histories, photographs, and diagrams are provided in this informative guidebook that will help explore your difficult dental questions in a logical manner.

About the Author:

David DiBenedetto, a native of Savannah, Georgia, is the articles editor at "Field & Stream. He has written for "Men's Journal, "Rolling Stone, and "Salt Water Sportsman. In his free time he can be found fishing for stripers on Long Island Sound and in the surf at Montauk, New York.

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