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The new edition of this now classic book, Periodontics, continues to provide readers with the essential information required to ensure a firm understanding of the subject of periodontology from both a basic science and clinical perspective. Authored by experts of international renown, this book is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate dental students as well as practitioners with an interest in oral medicine. =Key Features •New edition of one of the most respected UK textbooks on periodontology •Published in full colour throughout, this volume offers a comprehensive overview of the subject area written by authorities of international renown •Includes basic science and clinical aspects of periodontology =New to this Edition •Includes 2007 NICE guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis •Revised section on local delivery of anti-microbials (LDA), including new products and research (Cochrane report) •New discussion of host modulation therapy – including products such as Periostat •Updated sections on gingival overgrowth, cleft palate, and splinting •Revised sections on medically compromised patients such as those on long-term corticosteroid or anticoagulant therapy or with HIV and AIDS •Updated section on mechanisms of disease, e.g. bacterial action, host response mechanisms = Table of Contents 1. The periodontal tissues 2. The oral environment in health and disease 3. Host-parasite interaction 4. The aetiology of periodontal disease 5. Mechanisms of disease production 6. The effect of systemic factors on the periodontal tissues 7. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) 8. The natural history of periodontal disease 9. Classification of periodontal diseases 10. Epidemiology of periodontal disease - the size of the problem 11. Prevention of periodontal disease 12. Clinical features of chronic periodontal disease 13. Diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan 14. Diagnosis tests of periodontal disease activity 15. Basic treatment of chronic gingivitis and periodontitis 16. The use of antiseptics, enzymes and oxygenating agents as adjuncts in supragingival plaque control 17. The possible use of antibiotics as adjuncts in the treatment of chronic periodontitis 18. Antibiotic prophylaxis for susceptible patients undergoing periodontal treatment 19. Surgical periodontal treatment 20. Management of bone defects and furcation involvement 21. Mucogingival problems and their treatment 22. The periodontal abscess 23. Early onset periodontitis (juvenile periodontitis/ aggressive periodontitis) 24. Acute and infectious lesions of the gingiva 25. Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis 26. Epulides and tumours of the gingivae and oral mucosa 27. Occlusion 28. Spinting 29. Dental implants and peri-implantology 30. The relationship between periodontal and restorative treatment Index
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ISBN: 9780702030659
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2010
Cover: Hard cover
Pages: 432
Weight: 1.600 kg
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