Periodontology At A Glance

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-10-26
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Periodontology at a Glance is designed as a study aid and revision guide for students of dentistry and dental hygiene. It also provides a useful recap for clinicians. The coverage includes aetiology, microbiology, development, and progression of the periodontal diseases. It tackles issues of diagnosis and treatment planning through to practical, hands-on periodontics.

Author Biography

Val Clerehugh is Professor of Periodontology at Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, UK. Professor Clerehugh has been the Honorary Editor and President of the British Society of Periodontology, Clinical Editor of the British Dental Journal and Associate Editor of the Journal of Dentistry.

She is joined by Aradhna Tugnait, who is Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, also at Leeds. Dr Tugnait has a key leadership role in undergraduate dental education at Leeds Dental Institute and her research interests include periodontal microbiology and the role of radiographs in periodontal diagnosis.

Robert Genco is Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology and Microbiology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. Professor Genco is a senior figure in the American Academy of Periodontology and was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Periodontology for 18 years.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgements and dedicationsp. ix
Anatomy of the periodontiump. 2
Classification of periodontal diseasesp. 4
Periodontal epidemiologyp. 6
Role of plaque in the aetiology of periodontal diseasesp. 8
Plaque microbiologyp. 10
Calculusp. 12
Host defencesp. 14
Development of periodontal diseasesp. 16
Progression of periodontal diseasesp. 18
Risk and periodontal diseasesp. 20
Systemic risk factors for periodontal diseasesp. 22
Periodontal diseases and general healthp. 24
Diet and periodontal diseasesp. 26
Local risk factors for periodontal diseasesp. 28
Occlusion and periodontal diseasesp. 30
Periodontal history, examination and diagnosisp. 32
Periodontal screeningp. 34
Role of radiographs in periodontal diagnosisp. 36
Principles of periodontal diagnosis and treatment planningp. 38
Plaque control and non-surgical periodontal therapyp. 40
Patient communication in dental carep. 42
Periodontal tissue response, healing and monitoringp. 44
Role of antimicrobial therapy in periodontal diseasesp. 46
Periodontal surgeryp. 48
Types of periodontal surgeryp. 50
Regenerative periodontal therapyp. 52
Bone defects and furcation lesionsp. 54
Dental implants and peri-implantologyp. 56
Periodontic-orthodontic interfacep. 58
Plaque-induced gingivitisp. 60
Non-plaque-induced gingival conditions and lesionsp. 62
Gingival recessionp. 64
Gingival overgrowthp. 66
Chronic periodontitisp. 68
Aggressive periodontitisp. 70
Periodontal management of patients who smokep. 72
Periodontal management of patients with diabetesp. 74
Necrotising periodontal diseasesp. 76
Periodontal abscess and periodontic-endodontic lesionsp. 78
Periodontal diseases in children and adolescentsp. 80
Periodontal management of the older adultp. 82
Team working in dental carep. 84
The decision to treat or refer periodontal patientsp. 86
Appendix: References and further readingp. 88
Indexp. 91
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