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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

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ISBN-10: 013153467X

ISBN-13: 9780131534674

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Stuart J. Froum, Cheryl Westphal, Milton Palat, Mea A. Weinberg, Cheryl Westphal Theile

List price: $76.20
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This quick and easy review of clinical periodontics is designed to provide a clinical and histological understanding of the mechanisms of periodontal disease. The book features evidence-based learning, clinical-based applications, case studies and pharmacology. A four-part organization covers background, assessment, prevention, and treatment, and prepares the clinician for the inevitable advances in chemotherapy and diagnostics-the clinical management hallmark of periodontal diseases in the future. Chapter topics include periodontal pathology; classification and epidemiology of periodontal diseases; radiology and periodontal treatment; periodontal pharmacology and instrumentation; occlusal…    
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Book details

List price: $76.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

The Periodontal Diseases: Introduction and Background
Anatomy of the Periodontal Structures: The Healthy State
Classification of the Periodontal Diseases
Epidemiology of the Periodontal Diseases
Dental Biofilms: Microbiology of the Periodontal Diseases
Local Contributory Risk Factors for the Periodontal Diseases
Periodontal Medicine
Bacteria-Host Response: Inflammatory and Immunology Fundamentals
Histopathogenesis of the Periodontal Diseases
The Periodontal Diseases: Classification
The Gingival Lesion
The Periodontitis Lesion
Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases
The Occlusal Lesion
Abscesses of the Periodontium
The Periodontal Diseases: The Assessment Phase
Dental Hygiene Process of Care for the Periodontal Patient
Patient History
Clinical Examination: Extraoral/Intraoral Examination and Dental Evaluation
Clinical Examination: Gingival Assessment
Clinical Examination: Periodontal Assessment
Radiographic Assessment
Advances in Detecting and Monitoring the Periodontal Diseases
Periodontal Diseases: Treatment Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Phase
Problem/Evidence-based Treatment Planning
Oral Hygiene Self-Care
Topical Drug Delivery Systems: Oral Rinses and Irrigation
Systemic and Local Drug Delivery Systems: Systemic Antibiotics, Local Drug Devices, and Enzyme Suppression Therapy
Healing after Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Gingivectomy, Osseous Resection, and Periodontal Plastic Surgery
Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Periodontal Regeneration
Periodontal Emergencies
Periodontal Management of Medically Compromised Patients
Periodontal Maintenance Therapy
Periodontal Information Resources
Reading the Literature
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Case Studies
Case Study I
Case Study II
Case Study III
Case Study IV