Even though our teeth play a vital role in our overall health, most people still dont know how to properly care for them. Take a look around, and youll see no shortage of people missing teeth, wearing dentures, or suffering from bad breath and bleeding gums.
B. Theo Clifford helps clear up the mysteries surrounding proper dental care. The longtime hygienist answers questions such as:
Why are you and/or your children suffering from tooth decay?
Why are your gums bleeding?
Can you safely whiten your teeth yourself?
Do you really need that root canal?
You dont have to continue suffering from dental problems that are painful, embarrassing, and even life threatening. Even if youre older, you can take proactive steps to improve the health of your teeth and avoid future problems.
Written in easy-to-understand language, this guidebook provides the information you need to make good decisions about your teeth. Its time to learn How to Keep Your Teeth for a Lifetime.
B. Theo Clifford served in the US Air Force, where he was trained to be a dental hygienist, expanded functions dental assistant, dental technician, and dental clinic supervisor. He has more than twenty years of dental experience in the military, the private sector, and state institutions. He has worked with and been taught by more than eighty different dentists.
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Type 2 diabetes is Australia's fast-growing chronic disease, yet it can be prevented with the right diet and regular exercise. Whether you have already been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or are pre-diabetic and hoping to avoid full-blown diabetes, this easy-to-understand book teaches you how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and good blood glucose control so that you can prevent long-term complications and live a full and active life.
An author team of medical professionals, led by Professor Lesley Campbell and Dr. Alan Rubin, offers essential guidance and critical advice for taking preventative measures to avoid developing type 2 diabetes in the first place. For those who have already been diagnosed, the authors walk you through how to deal with type 2 and clearly explain how it affects your body.Highlights ways to manage the daily impact that type 2 has on your life and prevent long-term complications Devotes an entire chapter to foot care Explains glucose monitoring as well as medications that you should be familiar with Details a healthy eating and exercise plan for getting a handle on your type 2 diabetes Makes suggestions for additional resources so you can learn more about your diabetes
With a focus on the specific concerns of type 2 diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is a reliable, locally relevant resource on diabetes management.