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Endodontic Microbiology, 2nd Edition

Endodontic Microbiology, 2nd Edition

Ashraf F. Fouad (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-97550-3

Feb 2017, Wiley-Blackwell

472 pages



Endodontic Microbiology, Second Edition presents a comprehensive reference to the microbiology, pathogenesis, management, and healing of endodontic pathosis, emphasizing the importance of biological sciences in understanding and managing endodontic disease and its interaction with systemic health. 
  • Provides a major revision to the first book to focus on the problems related to microbes in the root canal and periapical tissues
  • Updates current knowledge in endodontic pathosis, especially regarding next generation sequencing and microbial virulence
  • Presents useful diagrams, images, radiographs, and annotated histological images to illustrate the concepts
  • Emphasizes the importance of biological science in understanding and managing endodontic disease
  • Includes contributions from the leading researchers and educators in the field

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Contributors ix

Preface xi

Preface to the First Edition xiii

1 Microbial Perspectives in the Twenty-First Century 1
William Wade

2 Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Global Impact of Endodontic Infections 11
Dag Ørstavik

3 Microbiology of Dental Caries and Dentinal Tubule Infection 25
Robert M. Love and Anne C.R. Tanner

4 Culture-Based Analysis of Endodontic Infections 51
Gunnar Dahlén

5 Molecular Analysis of Endodontic Infections 81
José F. Siqueira, Jr, and Isabela N. Rôças

6 Extraradicular Endodontic Infections 129
Brenda P. F. A. Gomes and Ericka T. Pinheiro

7 Virulence of Endodontic Bacterial Pathogens 149
Christine Sedgley

8 Viruses in Endodontic Pathosis 179
Mohamed Sabeti

9 Fungi in Endodontic Infections 197
Bilge Hakan Sen and B. Güniz Baksi

10 Severe Head and Neck Infections 231
Jaime S. Brahim and Robert A. Ord

11 Endodontic Infections and Pain 251
Anibal Diogenes and Ken M. Hargreaves

12 Systemic Antibiotics in Endodontic Infections 269
Ashraf F. Fouad

13 Topical Antimicrobials in Endodontics 287
Anil Kishen

14 Endodontic Infections in Incompletely Developed Teeth 311
George T.J. Huang, Domenico Ricucci, and Louis M. Lin

15 Prognosis of Healing in Treated Teeth with Endodontic Infections 341
Shimon Friedman

16 Endodontic Infections and Systemic Disease 385
Ashraf F. Fouad

Glossary 409

Index 413