Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 1

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 1

by Donald E. Willmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781723388

ISBN-13: 9780781723381

Pub. Date: 10/01/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist teaches the scope of periodontal education to dental hygiene students and places the information in the context of clinical practice. Written by a dental hygiene educator, the book focuses on relevant concerns to dental hygiene students. The author uses an outline format to clearly and succinctly present difficult…  See more details below

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Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist teaches the scope of periodontal education to dental hygiene students and places the information in the context of clinical practice. Written by a dental hygiene educator, the book focuses on relevant concerns to dental hygiene students. The author uses an outline format to clearly and succinctly present difficult content, supplemented by copious tables and illustrations. This book also serves as a resource of periodontal information for the practicing hygienist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781723381
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Reviewers
Contributors
Foreword
Ch. 1Tissues of the Periodontium in Health1
Ch. 2Microscopic Anatomy of the Periodontium15
Ch. 3Pathogenesis of Periodontal Disease33
Ch. 4Introduction to Etiology53
Ch. 5Bacterial Etiologic Factors65
Ch. 6Host Response81
Ch. 7Systemic Risk Factors99
Ch. 8Local Environmental Risk Factors119
Ch. 9Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions129
Ch. 10Gingival Diseases135
Ch. 11Periodontitis151
Ch. 12Impact of the Medical History on Periodontal Therapy167
Ch. 13Clinical Periodontal Assessment177
Ch. 14Radiographic Analysis197
Ch. 15Decision Making and Treatment Planning211
Ch. 16Evidence-Based Approach to Periodontal Care223
Ch. 17Compliance/Communication235
Ch. 18Diet and Nutritional Counseling for Periodontal Disease247
Ch. 19Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy255
Ch. 20Patient's Role in Nonsurgical Therapy271
Ch. 21Periodontal Surgical Procedures291
Ch. 22Periodontal Maintenance305
Ch. 23Maintenance of the Dental Implant Patient317
Ch. 24Periodontal Emergencies333
Ch. 25Business Concepts343
App. A: Case Studies355
App. B: Faculty Resources - Decision Points375
App. CGuidelines for Reading Dental Literature391
App. DPeriodontal Resources on the Internet395
Glossary399
Index413

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