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Diagnosis and Treatment of Furcation-Involved Teeth. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 4457655
  • Book
  • July 2018
  • 304 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Diagnosis and Treatment of Furcation-Involved Teeth offers dental professionals a comprehensive review of the aetiology and diagnosis of furcation defects, including treatment options.

  • Provides a practical manual for the successful diagnosis and treatment of a therapeutic challenge for general dentists and periodontists
  • Presents illustrative photographs of clinical cases and procedures
  • Offers a helpful chapter on patient-reported outcomes
  • Includes a companion website with video clips and case studies 
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List of Contributors vii

Foreword ix

Preface xi

About the Companion Website xiii

1 Anatomy of Multi]rooted Teeth and Aetiopathogenesis of the Furcation Defect 1
Bernadette Pretzl

2 Clinical and Radiographic Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Furcation Involvement 15
Peter Eickholz and Clemens Walter

3 How Good are We at Cleaning Furcations? Non]surgical and Surgical Studies 33
Jia]Hui Fu and Hom]Lay Wang

4 Furcation: The Endodontist’s View 55
Federica Fonzar and Riccardo Fabian Fonzar

5 Why do We Really Care About Furcations? Long]term Tooth Loss Data 91
Luigi Nibali

6 Regenerative Therapy of Furcation Involvements in Preclinical Models: What is Feasible? 105
Nikolaos Donos, Iro Palaska, Elena Calciolari, Yoshinori Shirakata, and Anton Sculean

7 Regenerative Therapy of Furcations in Human Clinical Studies: What has been Achieved So Far? 137
Søren Jepsen and Karin Jepsen

8 Furcation Therapy: Resective Approach and Restorative Options 161
Roberto Rotundo and Alberto Fonzar

9 Furcation Tunnelling 177
Stefan G. Rüdiger

10 Innovative and Adjunctive Furcation Therapy: Evidence of Success and Future Perspective 191
Luigi Nibali and Elena Calciolari

11 Furcation: Why Bother? Treat the Tooth or Extract and Place an Implant? 209
Nikos Mardas and Stephen Barter

12 Is it Worth it? Health Economics of Furcation Involvement 229
Falk Schwendicke and Christian Graetz

13 Deep Gaps between the Roots of the Molars: A Patient’s Point of View 249
Luigi Nibali

14 Assessment of Two Example Cases Based on a Review of the Literature 257
Luigi Nibali

15 Furcations: A Treatment Algorithm 269
Luigi Nibali

Index 285

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Luigi Nibali
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