Space and Aeronautical Dentistry

  • Space and Aeronautical Dentistry
Author : Balwant Rai
ISBN: 9788184451115
Year: 2012
Pages: 72
Binding: PB
Publisher Name: Peepee
Price: Rs.120.00
About Book
The book explains the scientific basis for the physiological reactions so common to astronauts who experience zero and microgravity, such as bone calcium loss, puffy faces, periodontitis, dental caries, bone loss and fractures of jaws bone, facial pain and numbness of teeth and oral cavity tissues, stone of salivary duct and oral cancer and its prevention measure. It also includes guidelines for oral – dental treatment in microgravity environment. It includes discussions of cosmic rays and effects on oral cavity. This book also updates the basic concept of space dentistry about how the oral cavity adapts to the space environment and also in environment of the absence of gravity and radiation. This book is ideal for space research scientists, physiologists, aeronautic dentists, NASA and other space agencies employees, and students involved in space study.
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