Manual of Clinical Periodontics / Edition 3

Manual of Clinical Periodontics / Edition 3

by Francis G. Serio

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ISBN-10: 159195262X

ISBN-13: 9781591952626

Pub. Date: 04/01/2009

Publisher: Lexi-Comp, Inc.

Product Details

Lexi-Comp, Inc.
Publication date:
Lexi-Comp's Dental Reference Library
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors3
Chapter 1Problem-Based Periodontal Diagnosis and Disease Management5
Health and Disease5
Disease Categories5
Diagnosis and Classification5
Evidence-Based Thinking8
Equivalence Testing8
Superiority Testing8
Parameters of Care8
Chapter 2Anatomy, Histology, and Physiology of the Periodontium9
Functions of the Periodontium9
Surface Characteristics of the Periodontium9
Histology of the Periodontium10
Clinically Healthy Gingiva10
Supporting Structures Beneath the Gingiva11
Blood Supply12
Biologic Width13
Attachment Apparatus13
Gingival Crevicular Fluid13
Chapter 3Etiology and Classification of the Periodontal Diseases15
Concepts of Etiology15
Features of Periodontal Pathogens16
Dental Calculus17
Risk Factors-Local and Systemic18
Classification of Periodontal Diseases22
1999 Classification System23
Distinguishing Characteristics of Gingivitis, Periodontitis, and Other Periodontal Diseases and Conditions29
Chapter 4Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning31
Risk Assessment31
Components of the Clinical Periodontal Examination31
Instruments and Materials for Periodontal Assessment34
Radiographic Examination34
Periodontal Screening and Recording Examination34
Adjunctive Diagnostic Techniques35
Periodontal Treatment Planning36
Sample Periodontal Treatment Plans36
Periodontal Prognosis39
Chapter 5Prevention of Disease and Maintenance of Health41
Toothbrushing Methods41
Interproximal Cleaning41
Antimicrobial Agents42
Therapeutic Endpoints43
Clinical Parameters of Success43
Maintenance of Periodontal Health44
Components of the Maintenance Visit45
Chapter 6Nonsurgical Treatment: Scaling and Root Planing, Occlusal Therapy, and Antibiotic Therapy47
Scaling and Root Planing47
Occlusal Trauma52
Occlusal Therapy52
Force Control55
Antibiotic Therapy58
Suggested Systemic Antibiotic Regimens59
Local Antibiotic Therapy60
Chapter 7Surgical Treatment: Principles61
Basic Principles61
Categories of Surgery61
When Is Surgery Necessary?61
Flap Surgery63
Basic Approaches63
Types of Flaps63
Anatomic Landmarks66
Wound Closure68
Wound Healing70
Chapter 8Surgical Treatment: Repair, Resection, and Regeneration73
Apically-Positioned Flap75
Classification of Osseous Defects77
Crown Lengthening82
Periodontal Regeneration83
Mechanisms for Bone Growth83
Materials for Regenerative Therapy87
Techniques Used in Regenerative Therapy88
Chapter 9Surgical Treatment: Periodontal Plastic Surgery91
Defects Treated by Periodontal Plastic Surgery Procedures91
Aesthetic Evaluation91
Gingival Recession92
Alveolar Ridge Defects93
Excessive Gingival Display-Diagnosis and Treatment94
Procedures Used in Periodontal Plastic Surgery94
Chapter 10Periodontal Emergencies105
Diagnosis of Periodontal Emergencies105
Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Periodontal Emergencies105
Periodontal Abscess106
Acute Herpetic Gingivostomatitis106
Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis107
Differential Diagnosis of an Endodontic and Periodontal Abscess107
Chapter 11Considerations in Implant Dentistry109
Biomechanics of Modern Implants109
Signs of a Healthy and Ailing Implant109
Protocol for Implant Maintenance110
Medical Considerations in the Periodontal Patient114
Calcium Channel Blockers and Gingival Hyperplasia115
Dental Drug Interactions: Update on Drug Combinations Requiring Special Considerations116
Occupationsl Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (Universal Precautions)121
Predominant Cultivable Microorganisms of the Oral Cavity124
Reference Values for Adults125
Dentifrice Products128
Oral Rinse Products133
Prescription Writing134
Safe Writing Practices136
Insurance Coding for the Periodontal Patient137
Selected Readings-General141
Selected Readings-Specific142

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