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ISBN: 9780702066818
Page Count: 376
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Practical Periodontics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Ken A Eaton, PhD, MSc, BDS, MGDS RCS(Eng), FFGDP(UK), FFPH, FHEA, FICD, DHC and Philip Ower, MSc, BDS, MGDS RCS (Eng & Edin)

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ISBN: 9780702066818
Page Count: 376
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Covering the essentials of periodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner, Practical Periodontics examines all aspects of the discipline ranging from aetiology through to diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, this new volume – which comes with an associated website containing an additional chapter on implantology (June 2018), over 500 self-assessment questions, videos, and case studies - will be ideal for all undergraduate students of dentistry, oral hygiene and therapy as well as practicing clinicians.

    • Accompanying WEBSITE offers new chapter on implantology (June 2018), over 500 interactive questions, videos and case reports, to aid exam preparation
    • Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style to aid retention of facts
    • Chapter overviews, ‘learning objectives’ and key points boxes aid revision
    • Practical approach to the subject helps bring ‘learning to life’
    • Offers guidance regarding the management of children and young adults, as well as specialist referrals
    • Prepared by contributors of international renown
    • Discusses patient education - including self-care and oral hygiene methods
    • Full colour artwork program helps explain detailed processes such as complex immunological responses
    • Designed specifically to give students confidence when performing periodontal procedures
    • Explores the interaction of periodontology with other dental disciplines, including implant and orthodontic specialists
    • Suitable for all undergraduate students of dentistry, hygiene and therapy
    • Contains a new online chapter Dental Implantology in Periodontics by Dr Colin Priestland MSc BDS MGDSRCS, Specialist in Periodontics (UK), Private Practice, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, and Senior Lecturer, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia; and Professor Neil Meredith PhD MSc BDS FDSRCS LDSRCS FICD, Head of Dental School, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
  • Section 1: Aetiology of Periodontal Diseases

    1.1 The macro- and micro-anatomy of periodontal tissues

    1.2 The pathogenesis of periodontal diseases

    1.3 Epidemiology of periodontal disease

    1.4 Host response and susceptibility

    1.5 The role of biofilms in health and disease

    1.6 Periodontal risk - systemic and local risk factors

    Section 2: Periodontal Diagnosis and Prognosis

    2.1 Classification of periodontal diseases

    2.2 Assessment and monitoring of a periodontal patient

    2.3 Gingival overgrowth

    2.4 Periodontitis and systemic diseases

    2.5 Determining periodontal prognosis

    Section 3: Periodontal Treatment Planning

    3.1 Treatment planning - gingivitis and periodontitis

    3.2 The management of gingival recession

    3.3 Treatment planning: periodontal problems in children and young adults

    3.4 Referral to a periodontal specialist

    Section 4: The Role of Self Care and Oral Hygiene Methods

    4.1 Patient education and self-performed biofilm control

    4.2 Clinical imaging in patient assessment and motivation

    4.3 Patient adherence

    Section 5: Non-surgical Periodontal Management

    5.1 The diseased root surface in periodontitis

    5.2 Periodontal instrumentation

    5.3 Antibiotics in the management of periodontal diseases

    5.4 Assessment of treatment outcomes and supportive periodontal therapy

    Section 6: Surgical Periodontal Therapy

    6.1 Rationale for periodontal surgery

    Section 7: Interaction with Other Dental Disciplines

    7.1 The periodontal-restorative interface

    7.2 The periodontal-orthodontic interface

  • Ken A Eaton, PhD, MSc, BDS, MGDS RCS(Eng), FFGDP(UK), FFPH, FHEA, FICD, DHC, Visiting Professor, University College London Eastman and King's College London Dental Institutes; Honorary Professor, University of Kent; Visiting Professor, Leeds University; Specialist in Periodontics and Dental Public Health, London, UK and Philip Ower, MSc, BDS, MGDS RCS (Eng & Edin), Specialist in Periodontics, Private Practice, Newbury, UK
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