Periodontics Revisited

by Shalu Bathla

This book provides invaluable, practical insights into the science and practice of modern periodontology. Practitioners will be more prepared to interact with other specialties of dentistry and offer the highest level of care with the best evidence-based procedures available to them. The book is divided into eleven broad sections. The topics discussed in these sections include normal periodontium, classification and epidemiology, etiology, pathology of gingival and periodontal diseases, diagnosis, treatment, interdisciplinary approach, implantology, advances, maintenance phase, and miscellaneous. These topics are elaborated in a detailed study of gingiva, periodontal ligament, cementum, alveolar bone, epidemiology of gingival and periodontal diseases, dental calculus and other contributing factors, and genetic basis of periodontal diseases. Other topics discussed include defense mechanisms of gingiva, soft and hard tissue lesions with periodontal relevance, bone defects, AIDS and periodontium, and female sex hormones and periodontium. The book concludes with topics such as photodynamic therapy, gene therapy, nanotechnology, minimally invasive surgery, periodontal vaccine, and supportive periodontal therapy.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Bathla Shalu MM College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
ISBN 9789350253670
Speciality Periodontics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11320
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 574
Book Type Textbook


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