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Critical Decisions in Periodontology

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ISBN-10: 1550091840

ISBN-13: 9781550091847

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Walter B. Hall

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Designed to guide students and practitioners in applying their decision-making knowledge in a structured and logical manner, this text covers diagnosis; treatment selections and options; procedures in various treatments and evaluating outcomes.
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Book details

List price: $104.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Decker Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

History Taking
Medical History
Laboratory Tests and Their Significance
Dental History
Plaque-Control History
Laboratory Tests
When to Use Microbial Tests for Specific Periodontal Pathogens in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Indications for Collecting and Recording Data
Indications for Periodontal Examination
Indications for Radiographic Examination
Signs and Symptoms
Gingival Color Change
Gingival Bleeding
Split Interdental Papillae
Localized Periodontal Pain
Generalized Periodontal Pain
Detecting and Recording Findings
Types of Furcation Involvement
Differentiating Degrees of Mobility
Radiographic Evaluation
Interpreting Bone Loss on Radiographs
Vertical Bone Defects
Use of Digital Radiographs in Periodontics
Overhanging Margin
Root Exposure
Determining and Recording Occlusal Findings
Differential Diagnosis
Periodontal Health, Gingivitis, and Chronic (Adult) Periodontitis
Periodontal Health versus Gingivitis and Periodontitis: The New World Health Organization Classification System
Differential Diagnosis of Localized and Generalized Aggressive Periodontitis
Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis and Periodontics, and Chronic Periodontitis
Primary Acute Herpetic Gingivostomatitis
Primary versus Secondary Occlusal Trauma
Diagnosis of Gingival Enlargement
Pure Mucogingival versus Mucogingival-Osseous Problems
Differential Diagnosis: Problems of Endodontic and Periodontal Etiology
Differential Diagnosis among Periodontal Diseases Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Diagnosis and Management of Periodontal Diseases Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Desquamative Gingivitis
Cracked Tooth Syndrome
Developing a Prognosis
Hopeless Teeth
Treatment Planning and Treatment
Gingivitis and Chronic Periodontitis
Sequence of Treatment
Referral to a Periodontist
Referral to a Periodontist by a General Practitioner
Prophylaxis versus Root Planing
Surgery versus Repetitive Root Planing
Ultrasonic Debridement versus Hand Scaling / Root Planing
Treating Mucogingival-Osseous or Pure Mucogingival Problems
Selection of Surgical Approaches for Periodontal Patients
Furcation Involvements
Powered or Manual Toothbrush
Adjunctive Plaque-Control Devices
Maxillary Molars with Root Proximity / Periodontal Problems
Periodontally Comprimised Potential Abutment Teeth
Periodontal Antibiotic/Antimicrobial Therapy
Extraneous Factors That May Influence Treatment Planning
Pure Mucogingival Problems
Establishing the Adequacy of Attached Gingiva
Active Recession versus Stability
Restorative Plans and Gingival Augmentation
Orthodontics and Gingival Augmentation
Mucogingival Needs of Patients Planning Orthodontics: A European View
Orthodontic Approaches for Patients with Periodontal Problems
Prevention of Recession
Recession Treatment: Root Coverage or Not?
Free Gingival Graft, Connective Tissue Graft, or Guided Tissue Augmentation
Occlusal Trauma
Primary Occlusal Trauma
Secondary Occlusal Trauma
Canine Disclusion (Cuspid Rise) versus Group Function
Selective Grinding versus Splinting
Selective Grinding versus Use of Night Guard
Occlusal Trauma and Adult Orthodontics
Removable Partial Denture Considerations for the Periodontally Compromised Patient
Gingival Enlargement
Treatment of Gingival Enlargements
Circumscribed Gingival Enlargements
Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases and Other Related Conditions
Indications for Molar Tooth Resection: Hemisection versus Root Amputation
Determination of Whether a Resected Molar Will Be a Useful Abutment for a Fixed Prosthesis
Sequencing Endodontics and Root Resection
Initial Therapy Evaluation
Surgical Therapy versus Maintenance
Evaluation of Furcation Status of Molars before Surgery
"Through-and-Through" Furcation Involvement
Periodontal Reasons to Extract a Tooth
Guided Tissue Regeneration
Guided Tissue Regeneration versus Mucogingival-Osseous Surgery
European Approach to Guided Tissue Regeneration: Case Selection
Guided Tissue Regeneration versus Osseous Fill
Selection of Sites for Placing an Atrisorb Membrane for Guided Tissue Regeneration
New Technique for Preparing and Placing an Atrisorb Membrane for Guided Tissue Regeneration
European Approach to Guided Tissue Regeneration: Membrane Selection
Guided Tissue Regeneration for Treatment of Vertical Osseous Defects
Guided Tissue Regeneration or Alternatives for Treating Furcation Involvements
Guided Tissue Regeneration in Two-Walled Osseous Defects
Guided Tissue Regeneration in Osseous Dehiscences
Guided Tissue Regeneration Strategy to Maximize Esthetics: Selection of the Surgical Approach and the Type of Membrane
Surgical Treatment
Apically Positioned Flap Procedure
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Palatal Flap Design
Osseous Recontouring
Bone Fill Regenerative Procedures
Application of Bone Fill Regenerative Procedures
Reevaluation after a Bone Fill Regeneration Procedure
Guided Tissue Regeneration in Three-Walled Osseous Defects
One-Walled Osseous Defect
Treating a Crater-Type Two-Walled Osseous Defect
Treating a Three-Walled Osseous Defect
Approaches to Retromolar Defects
Suturing Following Periodontal Surgery
Dressing Following Surgery
Pharmacologic Management of Periodontic Pain
Restoration Following Mucogingival-Osseous or Regenerative Surgery
Gingival Augmentation
Dehiscence and Fenestration
Free Gingival Graft Procedure
Connective Tissue Graft versus Guided Tissue Regeneration
Coronally Positioned Pedicle Graft
Coronally Positioned Pedicle Graft Using Emdogain
Root Coverage in Cases of Localized Gingival Recession
Treatment of Multiple, Adjacent Gingival Recessions Using a Connective Tissue Graft
Ridge Augmentation
Dressing Following Pure Mucogingival Surgery
Restoration Following Pure Mucogingival Surgery
Decision Making in Postsurgical Reevaluations
Postsurgical Reevaluation
Behavioral Approach to Recall Visits
Osseointegrated Implants
Basic Considerations in Selecting a Patient for Implants
Selection of Implant Modalities for Partially Dentulous Patients
Restoration of a Single-Tooth Edentulous Space Using a Dental Implant
Soft-Tissue Plastic Surgery around Implants
Guided Bone Augmentation for Osseointegrated Implants
Patient with a Single Edentulous Space
Multiple Single Implants or Implants as Abutments
Maintenance of Implant-Supported Restorations
Periimplantitis: Etiology of the Ailing, Failing, or Failed Dental Implant
Periimplantitis: Initial Therapy for the Ailing or Failing Dental Implant
Periimplantitis: Surgical Management of Implant Repair
Esthetics in Periodontics
Surgery and Esthetic Concerns
Esthetic and Periodontically Involved Maxillary Anterior Teeth
Esthetic Evaluation of Patients with a High Lip Line
Esthetics and Gingival Augmentation
Esthetics: Periodontal and Restorative Aspects of Smile Design
Esthetics: Maxillary Lip Line
Esthetics: Free Gingival Margin Contour
Esthetics: Proportions of the Teeth
Miscellaneous Issues, Problems, and Treatments
Informed Consent
Peridontal Dressings
Dentin Hypersensitivity
Patient with a Soft-Tissue Impacted Third Molar Who Is Considering Extraction
Patient with a Partially Bony Impacted Wisdom Tooth Who Is Considering Extraction
Patient with a Fully Bony Impacted Wisdom Tooth Who Is Considering Extracton
Patient with an Erupted Wisdom Tooth Who Is Considering Extraction
Third Molar Extraction and Guided Tissue Regeneration
Guided Tissue Regeneration Associated with Lower Third-Molar Surgical Extraction
Periodontal Considerations for Crown Lengthening
Rapid Extrusion versus Crown-Lengthening Surgery
Crown Margin Placement
When to Use Localized Chemotherapeutic Agents
Laser Surgery in Periodontics
Host Modulation Therapy