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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, 3/eis a classic book anchored in evidence-based learning, providing students simple explanations of many of the complexities of the dental disease process and providing clear links back to practical aspects of therapy. This book has been written in an attempt to make the professionsrs" understanding of periodontal diseases accessible to the dental hygiene student, the practicing dental hygienist, and the dentist needing to update their knowledge through a concise synopsis of clinical periodontics. New to this edition areRapid Dental Hintsthat remind readers about key information or tasks that should be performed related to the condition or topic that is discussed. Fun Factsalso provide a mental break for readers by providing interesting "gee whiz" information.For dental hygienists and general dentists.

Table of Contents

Comprehensive Periodonticsfor the Dental Hygienist Second Edition
The Periodontal Diseases: Introduction and Background
Epidemiology of the Periodontal Diseases
Anatomy of the Periodontal Structures: The Healthy State
Dental Biofilms: Microbiology of the Periodontal Diseases
Bacteria-Host Response: Inflammatory and Immunology Fundamentals
Local Contributory Factors for the Periodontal Diseases
OraOral-Systemic Disease Connection
The Periodontal Diseases: Classification
Gingival Diseases
Periodontitis and other Periodontal Conditions
Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases
Abscesses of the Periodontium
The Periodontal Diseases: The Assessment Phase
Dental Hygiene Process of Care for the Patient with Periodontal Disease
Patient History
Clinical Examination: Extraoral/Intraoral Examination and Dental Evaluation
Clinical Examination: Gingival Assessment
Clinical Examination: Periodontal Assessment
Radiographic Assessment
Advances in Detecting and Monitoring the Periodontal Diseases
Periodontal Diseases: Treatment Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Phase
Problem/Evidence-based Treatment Planning
Oral Hygiene for the Periodontal Patient: Beyond the Basics
Topical Drug Delivery Systems: Oral Rinses and Irrigation
Systemic and Local Drug Delivery Systems: Systemic Antibiotics, Local Drug Devices, and Enzyme Suppression Therapy
Healing after Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Gingivectomy, Osseous Resection, and Periodontal Plastic Surgery
Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Periodontal Regeneration
Periodontal Emergencies
Periodontal Maintenance Therapy Appendices
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