Periodontology at a Glance
May 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
Structured over 43 topics, Periodontology at a Glance covers:
- Anatomy of the periodontium
- Aetiology, diagnosis and classification of periodontal diseases
- Surgical and non-surgical therapies
- Patient management
- Risk factors, including systemic disease
Periodontology at a Glance provides a brief but comprehensive overview of periodontology. It will be a popular and useful resource for dentistry students, qualified dentists seeking a refresher, and other dental professionals.
Acknowledgements and dedication.
1 Anatomy of the periodontium.
2 Classification of periodontal diseases.
3 Periodontal epidemiology.
4 Role of plaque in the aetiology of periodontal diseases.
5 Plaque microbiology.
7 Host defences.
8 Development of periodontal diseases.
9 Progression of periodontal diseases.
10 Risk and periodontal diseases.
11 Systemic risk factors for periodontal diseases.
12 Periodontal diseases and general health.
13 Diet and periodontal diseases.
14 Local risk factors for periodontal diseases.
15 Occlusion and periodontal diseases.
16 Periodontal history, examination and diagnosis.
17 Periodontal screening.
18 Role of radiographs in periodontal diagnosis.
19 Principles of periodontal diagnosis and treatment planning.
20 Plaque control and non-surgical periodontal therapy.
21 Patient communication in dental care.
22 Periodontal tissue response, healing and monitoring.
23 Role of antimicrobial therapy in periodontal diseases.
24 Periodontal surgery.
25 Types of periodontal surgery.
26 Regenerative periodontal therapy.
27 Bone defects and furcation lesions.
28 Dental implants and peri-implantology.
29 Periodontic–orthodontic interface.
30 Plaque-induced gingivitis.
31 Non-plaque-induced gingival conditions and lesions.
32 Gingival recession.
33 Gingival overgrowth.
34 Chronic periodontitis.
35 Aggressive periodontitis.
36 Periodontal management of patients who smoke.
37 Periodontal management of patients with diabetes.
38 Necrotising periodontal diseases.
39 Periodontal abscess and periodontic–endodontic lesions.
40 Periodontal diseases in children and adolescents.
41 Periodontal management of the older adult.
42 Team working in dental care.
43 The decision to treat or refer periodontal patients.
Appendix: Further reading.
She is joined by Aradhna Tugnait, who is Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, also at Leeds. Dr Tugnait has a key leadership role in undergraduate dental education at Leeds Dental Institute and her research interests include periodontal microbiology and the role of radiographs in periodontal diagnosis.
Robert Genco is Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology and Microbiology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. Professor Genco is a senior figure in the American Academy of Periodontology and was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Periodontology for 18 years.