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Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist

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ISBN-10: 1416001751

ISBN-13: 9781416001751

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Dorothy A. Perry, Phyllis L. Beemsterboer

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PERIODONTOLOGY FOR THE DENTAL HYGIENIST covers all aspects of periodontology, from the history of its study, to client assessment, to therapeutic and surgical approaches. The bulk of information is organized to be directly applicable to what hygienists will need to know to treat clients effectively. Also included is discussion of how periodontal conditions relate to general health and systemic factors. Now in full color, the detail and attractiveness of the content keep it ahead of its competition. Students of dental hygiene will find this book their cornerstone of periodontology, while practicing dental hygienists will find Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist an invaluable reference…    
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Book details

List price: $84.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Background for the Study of Periodontal Therapy
Historical Perspectives on Dental Hygiene and Periodontology
Periodontium: Anatomic Characteristics and Host Response
Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases
Microbiology of Periodontal Diseases
Foundations of Periodontal Therapy
Calculus and Other Disease-Associated Factors
Gingival Diseases
Periodontal Diseases
Assessment of Periodontal Diseases
Clinical Assessment
Treatment Planning for the Periodontal Patient
Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders
Treatment for Periodontal Diseases
Plaque Control for the Periodontal Patient
Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
Periodontal Surgery
Dental Implants
Periodontal Emergencies
Systemic Factors Influencing Periodontal Diseases
Results of Periodontal Therapy
Periodontal Maintenance and Prevention
Prognosis after Periodontal Therapy