TEETH : the story of beauty, inequality, and the struggle for oral health in america. (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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TEETH : the story of beauty, inequality, and the struggle for oral health in america.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] NEW Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 1620974827 9781620974827
OCLC Number: 1082307449
Contents: Part I. Bad Teeth: Beauty --
Suffering --
Emergencies --
The world beneath our noses --
Part II. Dental Art: The birth of American dentistry --
Separate lives --
Adventurers and auxiliaries --
The system --
Color lines --
Part III. A Sentinel Event: Deamonte's world --
Riding into the epidemic --
Sons and daughters of Chapin Harris.

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NPR's Best Book of 2017 now in paperback, Teeth is an essential insight into a shocking aspect of America's health crisis.  Read more...

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Praise for Teeth:An NPR Best Book of 2017Winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize"Mary Otto, a former Washington Post reporter, doesn't just dwell on the numbers-she makes what could have been a Read more...

 
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