Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 1

Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 1

by Mea A. Weinberg, Cheryl Westphal, Milton Palat, Stuart J. Froum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838515541

ISBN-13: 9780838515549

Pub. Date: 10/26/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This quick and easy review of clinical periodontics focuses on fundamental principles of therapy and pathogenesis—with concise definitions, precise objectives, and helpful lists not only of key words but also of key points. It simplifies many of the complexities of the disease process without confusing them, and provides clear links back to practical aspects of

Overview

This quick and easy review of clinical periodontics focuses on fundamental principles of therapy and pathogenesis—with concise definitions, precise objectives, and helpful lists not only of key words but also of key points. It simplifies many of the complexities of the disease process without confusing them, and provides clear links back to practical aspects of therapy. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838515549
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/26/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
627
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Section I.Periodontal Diseases: Introduction and Background1
Chapter 1Anatomy of the Periodontal Structures: The Healthy State3
Chapter 2Periodontal Pathology33
Chapter 3Etiology of and Risk Factor Assessment for Periodontal Diseases59
Chapter 4Classification of Periodontal Diseases95
Chapter 5Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases115
Case Interpretation I: Chapters 1-5139
Section II.Periodontal Diseases: The Assessment Phase143
Chapter 6Patient Assessment145
I.Dental Hygiene Process of Care for the Periodontal Patient146
II.Patient History151
III.Clinical Examination166
A.Extraoral/Intraoral Examination/Dental Evaluation166
B.Oral Hygiene Evaluation183
C.Gingival Assessment195
D.Periodontal Assessment207
Chapter 7Radiology and Periodontal Treatment237
Chapter 8Advances in Detecting and Monitoring Periodontal Diseases259
Case Interpretation II: Chapters 6-8271
Section III.Periodontal Diseases: The Prevention and Treatment Phase277
Chapter 9Evidence-Based Treatment Planning279
Chapter 10Oral Hygiene Self-Care307
Chapter 11Periodontal Pharmacology339
Chapter 12Periodontal Instrumentation379
I.Hand-Activated Instrumentation380
II.Power-Driven Scalers397
III.Procedures for Extrinsic Stain Removal425
Chapter 13Occlusal Trauma443
Chapter 14Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Gingivectomy, Osseous Resection, and Mucogingival Surgery463
Chapter 15Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Periodontal Regeneration495
Chapter 16Management of Dental Implants513
Chapter 17Periodontal Management of Medically Compromised Patients539
Chapter 18Periodontal Maintenance Therapy557
Case Interpretation III: Clinical Cases (Chapters 1-18)I-1
Section IV.Appendices575
A1Prevention of Infective Endocarditis577
A2Periodontal Information Resources583
A3Reading the Literature587
A4Women's Health Issues in Periodontics591
A5New Classification System of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions597
Glossary599
Answers611
Index615

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