ISBN 9781118377802,Diabetes Mellitus and Oral Health: An Interprofessional Approach

Diabetes Mellitus and Oral Health: An Interprofessional Approach


John Wiley & Sons



John Wiley & Sons

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9781118377802

ISBN-10 111837780X


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)

Medical physics

eat patients with diabetes. Oral complications will be covered in detail, with a focus on management and treatment strategies that can be used in the dental office.

The third section includes multiple case studies illustrating common complications and how-to instruction on appropriate patient management.

Ideal for all members of the dental team, Diabetes Mellitus and Oral Health is an essential tool for providing optimal clinical care to patients with diabetes.

Key Features

Provides a succinct, clinical guide to dental treatment and management of the diabetic patient
Presents information in an easily accessible format, ideal for clinical practice
Includes multiple case scenarios with a discussion of appropriate patient management
About the Author
Ira Lamster, D.D.S., M.M.Sc. is Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and Dean Emeritus of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Prior to becoming Dean, he served as director of the Division of Periodontics at Columbia. Dr. Lamster has extensive experience in oral health research, particularly in the area of oral health and systemic disease. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Periodontology and Journal of Clinical Periodontology and is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Periodontology and the American Board of Oral Medicine. Dr. Lamster has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and the book, Improving Oral Health for the Elderly.