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Author Kahn, Sandra, Dr., author.

Title Jaws : the story of a hidden epidemic / Sandra Kahn and Paul R. Ehrlich ; foreword by Robert Sapolsky.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor  New Shelf  611.92 KAH    Staff Reported Missing
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description x, 197 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Note "An environmental health sciences book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Primitive big mouths to modern malocclusion -- Mostly chewing -- The diet, posture, and housing revolutions -- Appearance -- Development and oral posture -- Disorders of breathing and sleep -- What can you do? -- Orthodontists, dental orthopedists, orthotropists, and forwardontists -- Changing culture, improving health.
Summary Our jaws are getting smaller, and our teeth are growing in crooked and crowded, This creates not only aesthetic challenges but also difficulties with breathing. Modern orthodontics can straighten our teeth, but don't address the underlying causes of this rapid shift in oral evolution, and the health risks posed by obstructed airways. Kahn and Ehrlich discuss the biological, dietary, and cultural changes that have created this health challenge, and propose simple adjustments that can alleviate the situation.
Subject Jaws -- Health aspects.
Jaws -- Abnormalities.
Illustrated books.
Added Author Ehrlich, Paul R., author.
Other Form: Online version: Kahn, Sandra, Dr. Jaws. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2018 9781503606463 (DLC) 2017058937
ISBN 9781503604131 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1503604136 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)

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