Updated! “Where There Is No Dentist”, Well Illustrated provides detailed and well-illustrated information on using dental equipment, placing fillings, and removing teeth, as well as methods for teaching hygiene and nutrition. The book was developed as a companion volume to “Where There is No Doctor”, and encourages people to care for their own teeth and prevent tooth and gum problems in their communities.
Where There Is No Dentist is a full on do-it-yourself guide for community health workers, educators and individuals on how to diagnose common dental problems, handle dental equipment, use local anesthetics, place fillings without drilling and remove teeth. The book uses simple instructions to make dentistry as accessible as can be.
Dentistry Community health workers from around the world use this book to help people care for their teeth and gums. A focus on the treatment of urgent dental problems and the importance of prevention make this book an valuable resource.
Where There Is No Dentist was written to fill a need. To many people, it has seemed that the existing books about dental care were either too incomplete or too complicated. This version has been updated and expanded to include information about HIV and AIDS.