Clinical Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist

Clinical Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist

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The complete health-focused approach makes this a must-have instructional resource to support you throughout your Dental Hygiene educational program and beyond. Based on the trusted content in Newman and Carranza's Clinical Periodontology, the most widely used periodontal textbook in the world, this resource provides the most up-to-date, complete, and essential information. The broad range of content covers everything from the biology of the periodontium - how it's structured and the functions it serves, the new classification of periodontal disease, the link between periodontal disease and systemic health, and more. An extensive clinical section contains a complete guide to everything from procedure instrumentation to patient management at the point of care. Full color photos, illustrations, radiographs show how to perform periodontal procedures. Case based practice questions and skill evaluation checklists promote board-exam readiness. The clear instruction and health-focused approach provides support throughout the Dental Hygiene program and beyond.

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Dental hygiene emphasis and relevance provides solid foundational content.
Comprehensive topic coverage focuses on the translation of the science to evidence-based practice and clinical decision making.
Extensive full-color photos and illustrations clearly demonstrate core concepts and reinforce important principles.
Case-based clinical scenarios incorporated throughout the book mimic the patient case format used in credentialing exams.
Many new and important chapters on periimplantitis, resolving inflammation, evidence-based decision making, and critical thinking.
Robust art program of clinical images, charts, graphs, and unique illustrations enhances engagement.
The most complete atlas of periodontal pathology ever offered for the dental hygienist.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 216 x 276mm
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 0323708412
  • 9780323708418

Table of contents

1. The Historical Background of Periodontology

PART 1: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE 2. Evidence-Based Decision Making 3. Critical Thinking: Assessing Scientific Evidence

PART 2: BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF PERIODONTOLOGY Normal Periodontium 4. Anatomy, Structure, and Function of the Periodontium 5. Aging and the Periodontium

Classification and Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases 6. Classification of Diseases and Conditions Affecting the Periodontium 7. Fundamentals in the Methods of Periodontal Disease Epidemiology

Etiology of Periodontal Diseases 8. Periodontal Disease Pathogenesis and Genetics 9. Biofilm and Periodontal Microbiology and Molecular Biology 10. Resolution of Inflammation 11. Smoking and Periodontal Disease 12. The Role of Dental Calculus and Other Local Predisposing Factors

Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health 13. Influence of Systemic Conditions 14. Impact of Periodontal Infection on Systemic Health

Gingival Pathology 15. Defense Mechanisms of the Gingiva 16. Gingival Inflammation 17. Clinical Features of Gingivitis 18. Gingival Enlargement 19. Acute Gingival Infections 20. Gingival Disease in Childhood 21. Desquamative Gingivitis

Periodontal Pathology 22. The Periodontal Pocket and Associated Pathologies 23. Bone Loss and Patterns of Bone Destruction 24. Masticatory System Disorders that Influence the Periodontium 25. Chronic Periodontitis 26. Aggressive Periodontitis (Periodontitis Grade C) 27. Necrotizing Ulcerative Periodontitis 28. Pathology and Management of Periodontal Problems in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

PART 3: CLINICAL PERIODONTICS Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment Plan 29. Levels of Clinical Significance 30. Periodontal Examination and Diagnosis 31. Radiographic Aids in the Diagnosis of Periodontal Diseases 32. Clinical Risk Assessment 33. Determination of Prognosis 34. Treatment Planning and the Rationale for Periodontal Treatment 35. Electronic Dental Records and Decision Support Systems

Management of Patients with Special Needs 36. Periodontal Treatment of Medically Compromised Patients 37. Periodontal Therapy in the Female Patient 38. Periodontal Treatment for Older Adults 39. Treatment of Aggressive and Atypical Forms of Periodontitis

Diagnosis and Treatment of Periodontal Emergencies 40. Treatment of Acute Gingival Disease 41. Treatment of Periodontal Abscess

Nonsurgical Treatment 42. Phase I Periodontal Therapy 43. Plaque Biofilm Control for the Periodontal Patient 44. Breath Malodor 45. Scaling and Root Planing 46. Sonic and Ultrasonic Instrumentation and Irrigation 47. Systemic and Local Chemotherapeutic Therapy for Periodontal Diseases 48. Occlusion and Orthodontic Therapy

Surgical Treatment 49. Phase II Periodontal Therapy 50. General Principles and Types of Periodontal Surgery

Periodontal-Restorative Interrelationships 51. Preparation of the Periodontium for Restorative Dentistry 52. Restorative Interrelationships

Supportive Care and Results of Periodontal Treatment 53. Supportive Periodontal Treatment 54. Results of Periodontal Treatment

PART 4: ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY Biology, Diagnosis, Biomechanics and Treatment Plan 55. Periimplant Anatomy, Biology, and Function 56. Clinical Evaluation and Imaging of the Implant Patient

Surgical Procedures and Complications 57. Basic Implant Surgical Procedures 58. Implant-Related Complications and Failures

Supportive Care and Results of Implant Treatment 59. Supportive Implant Treatment 60. Results of Implant Treatment

Appendix Atlas of Periodontal Diseases
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