Periodontology: The Essentials [NOOK Book]

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This concise summary of the practice of periodontology provides an excellent review of the physiology of the oral cavity, the newest information on diagnosis and therapy of periodontologic diseases, and the theoretical basics.Practice-related parallel topics such as trauma, material incompatibility, emergency treatment, and antibiotic therapy are covered as well.This is an excellent guide for dentists and oral surgeons involved in the treatment of periodontal diseases. It makes an excellent companion to the ...
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Periodontology: The Essentials

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Overview

This concise summary of the practice of periodontology provides an excellent review of the physiology of the oral cavity, the newest information on diagnosis and therapy of periodontologic diseases, and the theoretical basics.Practice-related parallel topics such as trauma, material incompatibility, emergency treatment, and antibiotic therapy are covered as well.This is an excellent guide for dentists and oral surgeons involved in the treatment of periodontal diseases. It makes an excellent companion to the legendary Rateitschak atlas.
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This book represents a useful resource for dental undergraduates and students of dental hygiene, and for those seeking a succinct overview of current concepts in periodontology.—Australian Orthodontic Journal
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783131648716
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 188
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Professor of Dentistry, University School of Dentistry, Heidelberg, Germany
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Table of Contents

1 Anatomy and physiology 2
2 Periodontal microbiology 12
3 Pathogenesis of plaque-induced periodontal diseases 24
4 Epidemiology of periodontal diseases 38
5 Prevention of periodontal disease 47
6 Classification of periodontal diseases 50
7 Diagnosis of periodontal disease 62
8 General medical considerations 89
9 Emergency treatment 100
10 Phase I : cause-related treatment 103
11 Phase II : corrective procedures 119
12 Phase III : supportive periodontal therapy 169
13 Drug therapy 174
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