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Making the American mouth : dentists and public health in the twentieth century / Alyssa Picard.

Author:
Picard, Alyssa [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2009.
Description:
xii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Critical issues in health and medicine. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-216) and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. American Dental Hygiene: "Small Flags Attached to Toothbrushes May Be Waved" -- Ch. 2. Diet and the Dental Critique of American Life: "We Boast of Our Civilization, But We Starve Our Children" -- Ch. 3. "Like a Sugar-Coated Pill": Defining American Dentistry Abroad -- Ch. 4. "This National Stupidity": American Dental Economics in the 1930s and 1940s -- Ch. 5. Behind the Fluorine Curtain -- Ch. 6. The "Satisfaction of Dentistry" and the End of Public Health -- Ch. 7. The Look of the American Mouth.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780813545356 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0813545358 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008035426
OCLC:
243818523
RCP:
C - S