Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist.
Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
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This is a primary course textbook providing a comprehensive and easy-to-understand presentation of periodontics for dental hygiene students. The text focuses on the hygienist's role in periodontal therapy and makes effective use of an instructional design that facilitates teaching and learning the material without watering it down. Rather than traditional narrative, the author uses a detailed outline format to present content, making the information easier to read, understand, and reference. The author also integrates an evidence-based approach, which is increasingly important in the field of dental hygiene.
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  • NEW: Expanded content includes new and emerging research
  • NEW: Full-color throughout gives users true color images of periodontium
  • NEW: Animations clarify difficult concepts and appeal to these highly visual students
  • Detailed outline presentation makes content easy to read and reference
  • Evidence-based content provides most current, reliable information
  • Ancillary offerings, including answer keys and classroom activities, chapter quizzes, test bank, image bank, and lesson plans
  • Pedagogical features, including learning objectives, key terms, and chapter review questions
Jill S. Gehrig RDH, MA
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC

Donald E. Willmann DDS, MS
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX


Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9781605475738
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 704
Pub Date: 2011
Weight: 3.7

Contributors

Preface for Course Instructors

Acknowledgements

Part 1: THE PERIODONTIUM IN HEALTH

1: Periodontium: The Tooth Supporting Structures

2: Microscopic Anatomy of the Periodontium

Part 2: CLASSIFICATION AND TISSUE DESTRUCTION IN PERIODONTAL DISEASES

3: The Progression of Periodontal Disease

4: Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions

5: Search for the Causes of Periodontal Diseases

Part 3: ETIOLOGY OF PERIODONTAL DISEASES

6: Oral Biofilms and Periodontal Infections

7: Local Contributing Factors

8: Basic Concepts of Immunity and Inflammation

9: Host Immune Response to Periodontal Pathogens

10: Systemic Factors Associated with Periodontal Diseases

11: Smoking and Periodontal Disease

12: Etiologic Factors: Risk for Periodontitis

Part 4: GINGIVAL DISEASE

13: Clinical Features of the Gingiva

14. Diseases of the Gingiva

Part 5: PERIODONTITIS

15. Chronic Periodontitis

16: Aggressive Periodontitis

17: Other Periodontal Conditions

18: Periodontitis as a Risk Factor for Systemic Disease

Part 6: ASSESSMENT FOR CLINICAL DECISION MAKING

19: Clinical Periodontal Assessment

20: Radiographic Analysis of the Periodontium

21: Nutrition and Periodontal Disease

22: Best Practices for Periodontal Care

23: Decision Making During Treatment Planning for Patients with Periodontal Disease

Part 7: IMPLEMENTATION OF THERAPY

24: Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

25: Motivational Interviewing to Enhance Patient Motivation for Change

26: Patient's Role in Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy

27: Supragingival and Subgingival Irrigation

28: Chemical Agents in Periodontal Care

29: Host Modulation

30: Periodontal Surgical Concepts for the Dental Hygienist

31: Maintenance for the Periodontal Patient

32: Maintenance for the Dental Implant Patient

Part 8: OTHER ASPECTS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY

33: Periodontal Emergencies

34: Documentation and Insurance Reporting of Periodontal Care

35: Future Directions for Management of Periodontal Patients

Part 9: PATIENT CASES AND INTERNET RESOURCES

36: Comprehensive Patient Cases

Glossary

Index

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