The Periodontic Syllabus

The Periodontic Syllabus

Paperback Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)

By (author) Arthur R. Vernino, By (author) Jonathan L. Gray, By (author) Elizabeth Hughes

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Format: Paperback | 280 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 249mm x 18mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 8 January 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 0781779723
  • ISBN 13: 9780781779722
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 225
  • Sales rank: 1,712,307

Product description

The Fifth Edition of this text--widely known as the "Navy Syllabus"--will keep students and practitioners current on periodontal techniques. The book focuses on the biological approach to treatment with quick access to concise, step-by-step, clearly illustrated information on performing specific techniques. Coverage includes implants, implant maintenance, occlusion in periodontal disease, and a mucocutaneous diseases chapter with full-color illustrations of pathologic conditions. This edition features updated pedagogy and new illustrations throughout, including full-color photographs. End-of-chapter review questions require students to test their knowledge before moving on to the next topic. This edition also provides more information on the dental hygienist's role.

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Table of contents

* Chapter 1. The Periodontium * Chapter 2. Etiology of Periodontal Disease * Chapter 3. Systemic Contributing Factors * Chapter 4. Host Defenses and Periodontal Disease * Chapter 5. Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment Planning * Chapter 6. Occlusion as a Risk Factor for Periodontal Disease * Chapter 7. Plaque Control * Chapter 8. Scaling and Root Preparation * Chapter 9. Instrument Preparation * Chapter 10. Local and Systemic Periodontal Chemotherapy * Chapter 11. The Role of te Dental Hygienist in Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy * Chapter 12. Wound Healing * Chapter 13. Principles of Periodontal Surgery * Chapter 14. Management of Soft Tissue: Gingiovosplasty, Ginivectomy and Gingival Flaps * Chapter 15. Management of Soft Tissue: Flaps for Pocket Management * Chapter 16. Management of Soft Tissue: Mucogigival Procedures * Chapter 17. Management of Osseous Defects: Osseous Resective Surgery * Chapter 18. Management of Osseous Defects: Bone Replacement Grafts * Chapter 19. Management of Osseous Defects: Furcation Involvement * Chapter 20. Management of Osseous Defects: Additional Techniques and Summary * Chapter 21. Dental Implants * Chapter 22. Implant Maintenance * Chapter 23. Periodontal Maintenance Therapy * Chapter 24. Periodontal Emergencies * Chapter 25. Mucocutaneous Diseases of the Periodontium Appendix Index