Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

ISBN-10: 1605475734
ISBN-13: 9781605475738
Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)
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Description: This is a primary course textbook providing a comprehensive and easy-to-understand presentation of periodontics for dental hygiene students. The text focuses on the hygienist's role in periodontal therapy and makes effective use of an instructional  More...

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Book details

List price: $57.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.960
Language: English

This is a primary course textbook providing a comprehensive and easy-to-understand presentation of periodontics for dental hygiene students. The text focuses on the hygienist's role in periodontal therapy and makes effective use of an instructional design that facilitates teaching and learning the material without watering it down. Rather than traditional narrative, the author uses a detailed outline format to present content, making the information easier to read, understand, and reference. The author also integrates an evidence-based approach, which is increasingly important in the field of dental hygiene.

Contributors
Preface for Course Instructors
Acknowledgements
The Periodontium In Health
Periodontium: The Tooth Supporting Structures
Microscopic Anatomy of the Periodontium
Classification And Tissue Destruction In Periodontal Diseases
The Progression of Periodontal Disease
Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions
Search for the Causes of Periodontal Diseases
Etiology Of Periodontal Diseases
Oral Biofilms and Periodontal Infections
Local Contributing Factors
Basic Concepts of Immunity and Inflammation
Host Immune Response to Periodontal Pathogens
Systemic Factors Associated with Periodontal Diseases
Smoking and Periodontal Disease
Etiologic Factors: Risk for Periodontitis
Gingival Disease
Clinical Features of the Gingiva
Diseases of the Gingiva
Periodontitis
Chronic Periodontitis
Aggressive Periodontitis
Other Periodontal Conditions
Periodontitis as a Risk Factor for Systemic Disease
Assessment For Clinical Decision Making
Clinical Periodontal Assessment
Radiographic Analysis of the Periodontium
Nutrition and Periodontal Disease
Best Practices for Periodontal Care
Decision Making During Treatment Planning for Patients with Periodontal Disease
Implementation Of Therapy
Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
Motivational Interviewing to Enhance Patient Motivation for Change
Patient's Role in Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
Supragingival and Subgingival Irrigation
Chemical Agents in Periodontal Care
Host Modulation
Periodontal Surgical Concepts for the Dental Hygienist
Maintenance for the Periodontal Patient
Maintenance for the Dental Implant Patient
Other Aspects Of Periodontal Therapy
Periodontal Emergencies
Documentation and Insurance Reporting of Periodontal Care
Future Directions for Management of Periodontal Patients
Patient Cases And Internet Resources
Comprehensive Patient Cases
Glossary
Index

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