Sean S. Lee, DDS, associate professor of restorative dentistry and director of clinical research at the Center for Dental Research, has just published a book about that well known dragon, halitosis, entitled, Breath: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Malodor
, (168 pages; available at www.culminare.org
).Breath: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Malodor
succinctly reviews all that is known about oral malodor—from the nineteenth century to the present day—including causes and cures. Dr. Lee’s up-to-date research explains the etiology of oral malodor, various diagnostic methods and the essentials of treatment.
With more than 60 useful figures, tables, and clinical photographs, readily retrievable clinical forms, a review of herbal treatment, a concluding chapter that scans future directions and research perspectives, and appendices that include a decision-making flow chart and tongue coating index practice sheets, Breath is an ideal resource for dentists, hygienists, physicians, health practitioners and researchers alike that will satisfy the needs of clinicians in daily patient care.