Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-03
  • Publisher: LWW
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This is a primary course textbook providing a comprehensive and easy-to-understand presentation of periodontics for dental hygiene students. The text focuses on the hygienist's role in periodontal therapy and makes effective use of an instructional design that facilitates teaching and learning the material without watering it down. Rather than traditional narrative, the author uses a detailed outline format to present content, making the information easier to read, understand, and reference. The author also integrates an evidence-based approach, which is increasingly important in the field of dental hygiene.


-NEW: Expanded content includes new and emerging research

-NEW: Full-color throughout gives users true color images of periodontium

-NEW: Animations clarify difficult concepts and appeal to these highly visual students

-Detailed outline presentation makes content easy to read and reference

-Evidence-based content provides most current, reliable information

-Ancillary offerings, including answer keys and classroom activities, chapter quizzes, test bank, image bank, and lesson plans

-Pedagogical features, including learning objectives, key terms, and chapter review questions

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface for Course Instructors Acknowledgements Part 1: THE PERIODONTIUM IN HEALTH 1: Periodontium: The Tooth Supporting Structures 2: Microscopic Anatomy of the Periodontium Part 2: CLASSIFICATION AND TISSUE DESTRUCTION IN PERIODONTAL DISEASES 3: The Progression of Periodontal Disease 4: Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions 5: Search for the Causes of Periodontal Diseases Part 3: ETIOLOGY OF PERIODONTAL DISEASES 6: Oral Biofilms and Periodontal Infections 7: Local Contributing Factors 8: Basic Concepts of Immunity and Inflammation 9: Host Immune Response to Periodontal Pathogens 10: Systemic Factors Associated with Periodontal Diseases 11: Smoking and Periodontal Disease 12: Etiologic Factors: Risk for Periodontitis Part 4: GINGIVAL DISEASE 13: Clinical Features of the Gingiva 14. Diseases of the Gingiva Part 5: PERIODONTITIS 15. Chronic Periodontitis 16: Aggressive Periodontitis 17: Other Periodontal Conditions 18: Periodontitis as a Risk Factor for Systemic Disease Part 6: ASSESSMENT FOR CLINICAL DECISION MAKING 19: Clinical Periodontal Assessment 20: Radiographic Analysis of the Periodontium 21: Nutrition and Periodontal Disease 22: Best Practices for Periodontal Care 23: Decision Making During Treatment Planning for Patients with Periodontal Disease Part 7: IMPLEMENTATION OF THERAPY 24: Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy 25: Motivational Interviewing to Enhance Patient Motivation for Change 26: Patient's Role in Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy 27: Supragingival and Subgingival Irrigation 28: Chemical Agents in Periodontal Care 29: Host Modulation 30: Periodontal Surgical Concepts for the Dental Hygienist 31: Maintenance for the Periodontal Patient 32: Maintenance for the Dental Implant Patient Part 8: OTHER ASPECTS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY 33: Periodontal Emergencies 34: Documentation and Insurance Reporting of Periodontal Care 35: Future Directions for Management of Periodontal Patients Part 9: PATIENT CASES AND INTERNET RESOURCES 36: Comprehensive Patient Cases Glossary Index

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