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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 trauma; principles of periodontal surgery; management of dental implants; supportive periodontal therapy; and clinical case studies. For dental hygienists and general dentists.
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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

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Reviewers
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
Implantology
Periodontal Emergencies
Periodontal Management of Medically Compromised Patients
Periodontal Maintenance Therapy
Appendices
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
Glossary
Answers
Index