Oral health refers to the study and treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases and disorders related to teeth, gum, oral cavity and temperomandibular joint. The main diseases that are treated under this subject are tooth decay, gum diseases, or periodontal disease. This book is meant for students who are looking for an elaborate reference text on oral health. It is compiled in such a manner that it will provide in-depth understanding of this field to all. The topics covered in this text offer readers new insights in the field of dentistry. It attempts to assist those with a goal of delving into this field. The text aims to serve as a resource guide for students and experts alike and contribute to the growth of the discipline.
Philip Ciders holds an MSc in Dental Science for Clinical Practice from the Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom. He has wide-ranging areas of academic and research interests, which include disorders related to the jaws and salivary glands. Chiders is on the editorial board of several renowned oral healthcare and dentistry journals; and has edited over 250 technical papers and eight reference books. His works have also been helpful to many fellow researchers in their respective fields.