OverviewReflecting significant changes in the industry and the latest research in the field, this fully updated 3rd Edition of Rebecca Sroda�s Nutrition for Dental Health provides dental hygiene and dental assisting students up-to-date, easy-to-understand coverage of basic nutrition and diet information with an emphasis on the relationship of nutrition and diet to oral health. Now in vibrant full color, this accessible and student-friendly 3rd Edition features up-to-date, evidence-based content, new practice-focused features, outstanding end-of-chapter and online learning tools, and enhanced instructors resources. - New Videos on Chairside Counseling, filmed by the author, bring to life the how-to�s of patient counseling. One of the chairside counseling videos will be available in Spanish. - New chapter on Complimentary Nutritive Therapies introduces students to alternative ways that patients prevent and treat their oral concerns using everyday nutritive remedies. - New instructor resources; include Voice-over PowerPoint Presentations,Critical Thinking Activities,and a downloadable Comprehensive Patient Forms Booklet. - New and revised end-of-chapter learning aids-including self-assessment exercises, correlations of content to everyday life, Practice for Patients boxes featuring case studies with questions, and up-to-date web resources-encourage critical thinking and help students master the content, - New student ancillaries, including Chairside Counseling videos, electronic flashcards, and a Chairside Counselingquick reference card, provide opportunities for interactive review and practice. - MyPlate (and MiPlato) coverage replaces the 3rd Edition�s Food Pyramid to align with the latest USDA recommendations on encouraging lifelong healthy eating behaviors. - Evidence-based research supports content and ensures the currency and accuracy of the book�s coverage. - A new full-color design and art program includes graphics, illustrations, and photos to engage today�s extremely visual learner. - New content on the relationship between nutrition and periodontal/oral disease in Chapter 3 is written/contributed by, best-selling author Jill Gehrig. - Current information on vitamins and minerals demonstrates their effect on oral disease. - New co-author: Registered Dietician Tonia Reinhard gives a dietician�s perspective, solidifying the scientific aspect of the book. - Food for Thought boxes provide interesting, real-life, need-to-know information. - An entire unit (Part VI) dedicated to nutritional counseling prepares students for a key role of practicing dental hygienists. - A friendly look and tone throughout the book draws students in and make the subject of nutrition interesting and lively. - Nutrients-at-a-Glance charts contain common categories of information to help students organize and compare major nutrients and herbs. Charts can be found in the appendix.