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Comprehensive Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist by Mea Weinberg
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Makes understanding periodontal disease accessible to dental hygiene students and practicing dental hygienists with clear, concise, and complete approach. This revision features color images and an interactive study guide on CD-ROM. Material is organized in four sections: 1) Introduction and Background; 2) Classification; 3) Assessment; and 4) Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating.

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PART I.THE PERIODONTAL DISEASES: Introduction and Background. 1. Anatomy of the Periodontal Structures: The Healthy State. 2. Classification of the Periodontal Diseases. 3. Epidemiology of the Periodontal Diseases. 4. Dental Biofilms: Microbiology of the Periodontal Diseases. 5. Local Contributory Risk Factors for the Periodontal Diseases. 6. Periodontal Medicine. 7. Bacteria--Host Response: Inflammatory and Immunology Fundamentals. 8. Histopathogenesis of the Periodontal Diseases. PART II. THE PERIODONTAL DISEASES: Classification. 9. The Gingival Lesion. 10. The Periodontitis Lesion. 11. Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases. 12. The Occlusal Lesion. 13. Abscesses of the Periodontium. PART III. THE PERIODONTAL DISEASES: The Assessment Phase. 14. Dental Hygiene Process of Care for the Periodontal Patient. 15. Patient History. 16. Clinical Examination: Extraoral/Intraoral Examination and Dental Evaluation. 17. Clinical Examination: Gingival Assessment. 18. Clinical Examination: Periodontal Assessment. 19. Radiographic Assessment. 20. Advances in Detecting and Monitoring the Periodontal Diseases. PART IV. PERIODONTAL DISEASES: Treatment Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Phase. 21. Problem/Evidence-based Treatment Planning. 22. Oral Hygiene Self-Care. 23. Topical Drug Delivery Systems: Oral Rinses and Irrigation. 24. Systemic and Local Drug Delivery Systems: Systemic Antibiotics, Local Drug Devices, and Enzyme Suppression Therapy. 25. Healing after Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy. 26. Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Gingivectomy, Osseous Resection, and Periodontal Plastic Surgery. 27. Principles of Periodontal Surgery: Periodontal Regeneration. 28. Implantology. 29. Periodontal Emergencies. 30. Periodontal Management of Medically Compromised Patients. 31. Periodontal Maintenance Therapy. Appendices. Appendix A. Periodontal Information Resources. Appendix B. Reading the Literature. Appendix C. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Case Studies. Glossary. Answers. Index.
Release date NZ
May 18th, 2005
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
Prentice Hall
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