In this book, Dr. Maurício shares his clinical experience, always searching in the scientific literature both the history and the latest in the different topics related to halitosis.
It is a book with a main focus on the clinical practice of halitosis treatment, with a strong scientific basis, with 384 colored pages divided into 29 chapters, where 89 causes of halitosis are addressed, the diagnosis and treatment of changes in smell and taste, of the hypofunction of salivary glands, as well as topics such as stress and halitosis and the legal aspects of treatment, among many others.
In this book, new topics will also be addressed, such as the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral changes resulting from halitosis, which are the behavioral changes that patients with halitosis complaints develop, and the diagnostic classification of the origins of halitosis by oral and nasal organoleptic testing, which it allows the professional, in case of a change in his patient’s breath, to know the origin of this change, by checking the odor of the breath exhaled through the mouth and nostrils.
The book is didactically divided into 7 parts:
Finally, the last part of the book is dedicated both to monitoring the treatment of the patient and also addressing the peculiarities in the treatment of halitosis in children, adolescents, the elderly, the disabled and patients who are systemically compromised.
In addition, several tips on quality of care are provided, on the quality of care, on how to publicize halitosis treatment, on the legal aspects of treatment and on how to produce didactic and objective prescriptions, in addition to some final considerations.