Where There is No Dentist has 2 parts. The first part (Chapters 1–5)
discusses teaching and learning about preventive care. It begins by
encouraging the health worker to examine herself and her family. To be a
good example is the best way to teach.
The second part (Chapters 6–11) talks about diagnosing and treating
common dental problems. It is especially for those who live where they
cannot reach or afford a dentist. A poor neighborhood in the city can be
as distant and neglected as a far-off village. This second part is intended
mainly for health workers who have helped organize people to meet their
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Medical Where There Is No Dentist 2014-01-07
Murry Dickson Published By The Hesperian Foundation