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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Mea A. Weinberg, Cheryl Westphal Theile, Stuart J. Froum, Milton Palat, Robert Schoor

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 18, 2009

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COMPREHENSIVE PERIODONTICS FOR THE DENTAL HYGIENIST is a classic text 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 basic text book has been written in an attempt to make the professions’ 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

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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

Third Edition


Part I  The Periodontal Diseases: Introduction and Background

1   Anatomy of the Periodontal Structures:  The Healthy State

2   Epidemiology of the Periodontal Diseases

3   Dental Biofilms: Microbiology of the Periodontal Diseases

4   Bacteria—Host Response: Inflammatory and Immunology Fundamentals    

5   Local Contributory Factors for the Periodontal Diseases

6   OraOral-Systemic Disease Connection

Part II  The Periodontal Diseases: Classification

7   Gingival Diseases

8   Periodontitis and other Periodontal Conditions

9   Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases

10 Occlusal Trauma

11 Abscesses of the Periodontium

Part III  The Periodontal Diseases: The Assessment Phase

12   Dental Hygiene Process of Care for the Patient with Periodontal Disease

13   Patient History

14  Clinical Examination: Extraoral/Intraoral Examination and Dental Evaluation

15  Clinical Examination: Gingival Assessment

16 Clinical Examination: Periodontal Assessment

17 Radiographic Assessment

18 Advances in Detecting and Monitoring the Periodontal Diseases

Part IV  Periodontal Diseases: Treatment Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Phase

19   Problem/Evidence-based Treatment Planning

20   Oral Hygiene for the Periodontal Patient: Beyond the Basics

21   Topical Drug Delivery Systems: Oral Rinses and Irrigation

22   Systemic and Local Drug Delivery Systems: Systemic Antibiotics, Local Drug Devices, and Enzyme Suppression Therapy

23   Healing after Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

24  Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Gingivectomy, Osseous Resection, and Periodontal Plastic Surgery

25  Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Periodontal Regeneration

26  Implantology

27  Periodontal Emergencies

28  Periodontal Maintenance Therapy


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$45.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-508156-3