The Periodontic Syllabus / Edition 5

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The Fifth Edition of this text—widely known as the "Navy Syllabus"—will keep students and practitioners current on periodontal techniques. The book focuses on the biological approach to treatment with quick access to concise, step-by-step, clearly illustrated information on performing specific techniques. Coverage includes implants, implant maintenance, occlusion in periodontal disease, and a mucocutaneous diseases chapter with full-color illustrations of pathologic conditions.

This edition features updated pedagogy and new illustrations throughout, including full-color photographs. End-of-chapter review questions require students to test their knowledge before moving on to the next topic. This edition also provides more information on the dental hygienist's role.

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1. The Periodontium
  • Chapter 2. Etiology of Periodontal Disease
  • Chapter 3. Systemic Contributing Factors
  • Chapter 4. Host Defenses and Periodontal Disease
  • Chapter 5. Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment Planning
  • Chapter 6. Occlusion as a Risk Factor for Periodontal Disease
  • Chapter 7. Plaque Control
  • Chapter 8. Scaling and Root Preparation
  • Chapter 9. Instrument Preparation
  • Chapter 10. Local and Systemic Periodontal Chemotherapy
  • Chapter 11. The Role of te Dental Hygienist in Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy
  • Chapter 12. Wound Healing
  • Chapter 13. Principles of Periodontal Surgery
  • Chapter 14. Management of Soft Tissue: Gingiovosplasty, Ginivectomy and Gingival Flaps
  • Chapter 15. Management of Soft Tissue: Flaps for Pocket Management
  • Chapter 16. Management of Soft Tissue: Mucogigival Procedures
  • Chapter 17. Management of Osseous Defects: Osseous Resective Surgery
  • Chapter 18. Management of Osseous Defects: Bone Replacement Grafts
  • Chapter 19. Management of Osseous Defects: Furcation Involvement
  • Chapter 20. Management of Osseous Defects: Additional Techniques and Summary
  • Chapter 21. Dental Implants
  • Chapter 22. Implant Maintenance
  • Chapter 23. Periodontal Maintenance Therapy
  • Chapter 24. Periodontal Emergencies
  • Chapter 25. Mucocutaneous Diseases of the Periodontium
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