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  • Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
    Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
  • Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
    Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
  • Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
    Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist


This quick and easy review of clinical periodontics is designed to provide a clinical and histological understanding of the mechanisms of periodontal disease. The book features evidence-based learning, clinical-based applications, case studies and pharmacology.A four-part organization covers background, assessment, prevention, and treatment, and prepares the clinician for the inevitable advances in chemotherapy and diagnosticsthe clinical management hallmark of periodontal diseases in the future. Chapter topics include periodontal pathology; classification and epidemiology of periodontal diseases; radiology and periodontal treatment; periodontal pharmacology and instrumentation; occlusal trauma; principles of periodontal surgery; management of dental implants; supportive periodontal therapy; and clinical case studies.For dental hygienists and general dentists.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Contributorsp. xi
Reviewersp. xiii
The Periodontal Diseases: Introduction and Backgroundp. 1
Anatomy of the Periodontal Structures: The Healthy Statep. 3
Classification of the Periodontal Diseasesp. 31
Epidemiology of the Periodontal Diseasesp. 39
Dental Biofilms: Microbiology of the Periodontal Diseasesp. 63
Local Contributory Risk Factors for the Periodontal Diseasesp. 79
Periodontal Medicinep. 93
Bacteria-Host Response: Inflammatory and Immunology Fundamentalsp. 109
Histopathogenesis of the Periodontal Diseasesp. 125
The Periodontal Diseases: Classificationp. 133
The Gingival Lesionp. 135
The Periodontitis Lesionp. 149
Necrotizing Periodontal Diseasesp. 163
The Occlusal Lesionp. 171
Abscesses of the Periodontiump. 195
The Periodontal Diseases: The Assessment Phasep. 201
Dental Hygiene Process of Care for the Periodontal Patientp. 203
Patient Historyp. 209
Clinical Examination: Extraoral/Intraoral Examination and Dental Evaluationp. 215
Clinical Examination: Gingival Assessmentp. 229
Clinical Examination: Periodontal Assessmentp. 243
Radiographic Assessmentp. 273
Advances in Detecting and Monitoring the Periodontal Diseasesp. 295
Periodontal Diseases: Treatment Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Phasep. 307
Problem/Evidence-based Treatment Planningp. 309
Oral Hygiene Self-Carep. 337
Topical Drug Delivery Systems: Oral Rinses and Irrigationp. 383
Systemic and Local Drug Delivery Systems: Systemic Antibiotics, Local Drug Devices, and Enzyme Suppression Therapyp. 399
Healing after Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapyp. 419
Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Gingivectomy, Osseous Resection, and Periodontal Plastic Surgeryp. 437
Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Periodontal Regenerationp. 467
Implantologyp. 482
Periodontal Emergenciesp. 513
Periodontal Management of Medically Compromised Patientsp. 521
Periodontal Maintenance Therapyp. 543
Appendicesp. 561
Periodontal Information Resourcesp. 563
Reading the Literaturep. 567
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)p. 571
Case Studiesp. 575
Case Study Ip. 575
Case Study IIp. 1
Case Study IIIp. 7
Case Study IVp. 579
Glossaryp. 583
Answersp. 595
Indexp. 597
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