"The Manual of Clinical Periodontics, 3nd Edition", is a quick reference for general dentists, dental hygienists, and students. The Manual is a practical resource for both clinical and educational settings, stressing patient-centered, evidence-based diagnosis, treatment planning, and accepted modalities of periodontic therapy. The Manual is organized by basic principles of periodontics, with chapters arranged in tabbed sections for easy access. Each chapter is presented in a question and answer, bulleted format. Over 285 drawings and color photographs are included. This reference is a straightforward approach to periodontal diseases, diagnosis, therapy options, and sample treatment plans. New 4-color photographs, radiographs, line drawings, and illustrations are added. It features Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) imaging, and updated techniques and considerations in implant dentistry. It includes enhanced chapters on principles, assessment, diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and prevention of periodontal disease.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Health and Disease, Evidence-Based Decision Making; Anatomy, Histology, and Physiology of the Periodontium; Etiology and Classification of the Periodontal Diseases; Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, and Therapeutic Endpoints; Prevention of Disease and the Maintenance of Health; Nonsurgical Therapy: Scaling and Root Planing, Occlusal and Antibiotic Therapy; Surgical Treatment: Principles; Surgical Treatment: Repair, Resection, and Regeneration Procedures; Surgical Treatment: Periodontal Plastic Surgery; Periodontal Emergencies; Considerations in Implant Dentistry; Appendix / Key Word Index.