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Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist By Jill S. Nield-Gehrig, RDH, MA

Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist

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Suitable for dental hygienists, this book emphasizes the use of research as the foundation for clinical decision making. It covers topics such as dental plaque biofilms, host response to periodontal pathogens, etiology of periodontal diseases and more. It includes a glossary for clarification of frequently used periodontal terms.
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Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist by Jill S. Nield-Gehrig, RDH, MA

This comprehensive new text provides a refreshing approach for both students and instructors of periodontology. Presented in an efficient, straightforward tone, this evidence-based approach to periodontal care emphasizes the use of research as the foundation for clinical decision making. Highlights include: an outline format that presents difficult concepts in a user-friendly manner; chapter outlines, tables, boxes, flow charts, and key terms that complement teaching and promote efficient learning; unique chapters covering content that goes beyond that found in other periodontal texts, including important topics such as dental plaque biofilms, host response to periodontal pathogens, etiology of periodontal diseases and more; patient case studies and 'Focus on Patients' sections that encourage students to apply concepts to patient treatment; high-quality clinical photographs and illustrations that reinforce chapter content; a full-color insert that features clinical photographs of the periodontal disease classification most often encountered in clinical practice; and a glossary for clarification of frequently used periodontal terms. Written specifically for the needs of the dental hygienist, the time is right for "Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist". With its intelligent balance of up-to-date content and organizational clarity, this text is bound to become in the words of one reviewer 'a standard for dental hygiene programs everywhere."'

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Table of Contents


Part One: The Periodontium 1-Tissues of the Periodontium in Health 2-Microscopic Anatomy of the Periodontium Part Two: Pathogenesis & Etiology 3-Pathogenesis of Periodontal Disease 4-Introduction to Etiology 5-Bacterial Etiologic Factors 6-Host Response 7-Systemic Risk Factors 8-Local Environmental Risk Factors Part Three: Diseases of the Periodontium 9-Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions 10-Gingival Diseases 11-Periodontitis Part Four: Assessment and Planning for Therapy 12-Impact of the Medical History on Periodontal Therapy 13-Clinical Assessment 14-Radiographic Analysis 15-Decision Making and Treatment Planning 16-Evidence-Based Approach to Periodontal Care Part Five: Implementation of Therapy 17-Compliance/ Communication 18-Nutritional Counseling 19-Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy 20-Patient's Role in Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy 21-Periodontal Surgical Procedures 22-Maintenance of the Dental Implant Patient 23-Periodontal Emergencies 24-Periodontal Maintenance 25-Business Concepts for Dental Hygienists Part Six: Appendix Case Studies Glossary Index

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GOR006713171
Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist by Jill S. Nield-Gehrig, RDH, MA
Jill S. Nield-Gehrig, RDH, MA
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
2002-10-01
480
0443050848
9780443050848
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