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Author Otto, Mary, author.

Title Teeth : the untold story of beauty, inequality, and the struggle for oral health in America / Mary Otto.

Publication Info. New York : New Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    617.6009 OTT    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction.
Description x, 291 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Beauty -- Suffering -- Emergencies -- The world beneath our noses -- The birth of American dentistry -- Separate lives -- Adventurers and auxiliaries -- The system -- Color lines -- Deamonte's world -- Riding into the epidemic -- Sons and daughters of Chapin Harris.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Teeth takes readers on a disturbing journey into America's silent epidemic of oral disease, exposing the hidden connections between tooth decay and stunted job prospects, low educational achievement, social mobility, and the troubling state of our public health.
Subject Dental care.
Dental care, Cost of.
Dental hygiene.
Dental economics.
ISBN 9781620971444 (hc ; alk. paper)
1620971445 (hc ; alk. paper)

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