Oral Health: Anesthetic Management, Social Determinants, Role of Nutrition and Impact on Quality of Life


Julia Renee Barnes (Editor)

Series: Dental Science, Materials and Technology
BISAC: MED016000

Biological, psychological, sociological and ecological features of life contribute and interact simultaneously in the development of an individual’s oral health. The chapters in this book review the effects of periodontal disease and its treatment on OHRQoL (Oral Health-Related Quality of Life); the consequences of periodontal disease and patient perceptions of the impact of their gingival/periodontal health on their everyday lives; the link between nutritional factors and periodontal disease; a review of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMTD), the most common sensitive and motor peripheral neuropathy; the influence of improved oral health literacy considering the circumstances in which a person has been born, lives and works, the microbiological mechanisms, and the public’s influence to improve oral health; the complexities related to oral care of people who experience mental disorders and the implications this may hold for their quality of life, practice, research and policy; determinants of oral health in schizophrenic patients; and an assessment of the PIDAQ (Psychosocial Impact of Dental Aesthetic Questionnaire), the only available tool designed specifically to assess malocculsions.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter One
Periodontal Disease and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life
(Victor Goh, Dipti Nihalani and W. Keung Leung, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China, and others)

Chapter Two
Relationship between Periodontal Health and its Impact on the Quality Life
(A. L. Dumitrescu, Private practice, Bucharest, Romania)

Chapter Three
Exploring the Relationship between Nutrition and Periodontal Disease
(A. L. Dumitrescu, Private practice, Bucharest, Romania)

Chapter Four
Oral Health Literacy as a Social Determinant of Oral Health
(R. Constance Wiener, West Virginia University, School of Dentistry,
Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health; School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Morgantown, WV, USA)

Chapter Five
Oral Health and Mental Health
(Karen-leigh Edward, Director, St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne Nursing Research Unit, Associate Professor of Nursing Research, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine| Australian Catholic University, Visiting Professor, School of Human & Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom)

Chapter Six
Determinants of Oral Health and Quality of Life of Schizophrenic Patients
(Frédéric Denis, and Benoit Trojak, La Chartreuse Psychiatric Center, Dijon, France, and others)

Chapter Seven
Oral Health and the Quality of Life for Romanian Orthodontic Patients
(Irina Zetu, Sorana Rosu, Liviu Zetu, Mihnea Iacob, Grigore T. Popa” University of Medecine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania)


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