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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 4

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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist / Edition 4

The trusted guide to clinical periodontics.

Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 4/e provides concise coverage of the foundations of periodontics. This text is a helpful introduction for dental hygiene students and a valuable resource for practicing hygienists. Coverage includes the clinical aspects of periodontics, including surgical and nonsurgical procedures, and presents material in a clear and accessible format. Anchored in evidence-based learning, chapters provide simple explanations of many of the complexities of the dental disease process and provide clear links to practical aspects of therapy.

Teaching and Learning Experience

This text offers a clear and accessible introduction to periodontics. It provides:

  • Clear links between theory and practice: Discussions and textbook features help readers connect chapter material to real applications.
  • Preparation for national board exams: Resources follow the content and format of national board exams.
  • Effective learning resources: Numerous references and review tools helps students truly master chapter material.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133077728
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/24/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 504
Sales rank: 487,605
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART I—Periodontal Diseases: Introduction and Background

1 Anatomy of the Periodontal Structures: The Healthy State

2 Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases

PART II—Periodontal Diseases: Etiology

3 Dental Biofilm: Microbiology of the Periodontium in Health and Disease

4 Bacterial and the Host Response: Inflammatory and Immunology Fundamentals

5 Local Contributory Factors for Periodontal Diseases

6 The Oral-Systemic Disease Connection

PART III—Periodontal Diseases: Classification

7 Gingival Diseases

8 Periodontitis and Other Periodontal Conditions

9 Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases

10 Occlusal Trauma

11 Acute Periodontal Conditions

PART IV—Periodontal Diseases: The Assessment Phase

12 Dental Hygiene Process of Care for the Patient with Periodontal Disease

13 Patient History

14 Clinical Examination: Extraoral/Intraoral Examination and Dental Evaluation

15 Clinical Examination: Gingival Assessment

16 Clinical Examination: Periodontal Assessment

17 Radiographic Assessment

18 Advances in Diagnostic Testing for Periodontal Diseases

PART V—Periodontal Diseases: Treatment Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Phase

19 Problem and Evidence-Based Treatment Planning

20 Oral Hygiene for the Periodontal Patient: Beyond the Basics

21 Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

22 Periodontal Maintenance Therapy

23 Topical Drug Delivery Systems

24 Systemic and Local Drug Delivery Systems: Systemic Antibiotics, Local Drug Devices, and Enzyme Suppression Therapy

25 Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Gingivectomy, Osseous Resection, and Periodontal Plastic Surgery

26 Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Periodontal Regeneration

27 Implantology


28 Case Studies


A Periodontal Information Resources

B Reading the Literature

C Antibiotic Prophylaxis

D Smoking Cessation

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