PERIODONTOLOGY FOR THE DENTAL HYGIENIST covers all aspects of periodontology, from the history of its study, to client assessment, to therapeutic and surgical approaches. The bulk of information is organized to be directly applicable to what hygienists will need to know to treat clients effectively. Also included is discussion of how periodontal conditions relate to general health and systemic factors. Now in full color, the detail and attractiveness of the content keep it ahead of its competition. Students of dental hygiene will find this book their cornerstone of periodontology, while practicing dental hygienists will find Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist an invaluable reference source.
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1. Historical Perspectives on Dental Hygiene and Periodontology 2. Periodontium: Anatomic Characteristics and Host Response 3. Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases 4. Microbiology of Periodontal Diseases
PART II: FOUNDATIONS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY
5. Calculus and Other Disease-Associated Factors 6. Gingival Diseases 7. Periodontal Diseases
PART III: ASSESSMENT OF PERIODONTAL DISEASES
8. Clinical Assessment 9. Systemic Factors Influencing Periodontal Diseases, 10. Treatment Planning for the Periodontal Patient,
PART IV: TREATMENT FOR PERIODONTAL DISEASES
11. Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders
12. Plaque and Disease Control for the Periodontal Patient 13. Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy 14. Periodontal Surgery 15. Dental Implants 16. Periodontal Emergencies
PART V: RESULTS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY
17. Periodontal Maintenance and Prevention 18. Prognosis and Results after Periodontal Therapy
Beemsterboer, Phyllis L. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR.