Biology of the Periodontal Connective Tissues

Author: P. Mark Bartold,A. Sampath Narayanan

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9780867153408

Category: Medical

Page: 278

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Targeted toward residents, graduate students, and investigators in peirodontics, this book draws together the fundamentals of molecular and cellular biology and basic information about composition of extracellular matrices. This body of fundamental information is then applied to normal and diseased connective tissues of the periodontium and to clinical problems.

Carranza's Clinical Periodontology

Author: Michael G. Newman,Henry Takei,Perry R. Klokkevold,Fermin A. Carranza

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455706388

Category: Medical

Page: 872

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The most widely used periodontics text, Carranza's Clinical Periodontology provides both print and online access to basic procedures as well as the latest in advanced procedures and techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy. Not only does this book show how to do periodontal procedures, it describes how to best manage the outcomes and explains the evidence supporting each treatment. Written by leading experts Michael Newman, Henry Takei, Perry Klokkevold, and Fermin Carranza, along with a pool of international contributors, this edition also discusses the close connection between oral health and systemic disease. A new Expert Consult website includes the entire, fully searchable contents of the book, and takes learning to a whole new level with content updates, videos, a drug database, and much more. Comprehensive coverage describes all aspects of periodontics in a single volume, including periodontal pathology, the etiology of periodontal diseases, the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health, treatment of periodontal diseases, oral implantology, supportive treatment, and ethics, legal, and practical matters. Problem-solving, scenario-based learning opportunities use well-documented case reports to help you learn both basic and advanced procedures and techniques. 'Speed to competence' is enhanced with access to print, online, and mobile platforms. A unique approach combines evidence-based decision-making, science transfer, and classification/nomenclature throughout every chapter. A one-of-a-kind Genetic Factors and Periodontal Disease chapter examines the role of genetic factors in gum disease. In-depth information serves as an excellent foundation in preparing for the National Board Dental Exam. Expert Consult website offers fast, reliable online access to advanced material, videos, an image collection, a drug database, interactive flash cards, multiple-choice test questions, interactive references, and Pathology Consult -- plus, the entire contents of the book are fully searchable. Find core information in the book; additional, advanced information is provided online. Consult your book from any computer, anywhere in the world, for the entire life of this edition. Keep current with regular updates of the latest periodontal news and information. Follow links from biographical citations to the corresponding MEDLINE abstracts. See a comprehensive library of pathology photos. Coverage of the latest advances includes the emerging link between periodontal disease and systemic health. Full-color illustrations depict the newest developments in surgical technology. A new Multidisciplinary Approach to Dental and Periodontal Problems chapter discusses the importance of collaborative care in the practice of periodontics. Etiology of Periodontal Diseases (Part 4) provides a more comprehensive background in periodontal anatomy, physiology, and pathogenesis.

Carranza's Clinical Periodontology - E-Book

Expert Consult: Online

Author: Michael G. Newman,Henry Takei,Perry R. Klokkevold,Fermin A. Carranza

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323227996

Category: Medical

Page: 904

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The most widely used periodontics text, Carranza's Clinical Periodontology provides both print and online access to basic procedures as well as the latest in advanced procedures and techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy. Not only does this book show how to do periodontal procedures, it describes how to best manage the outcomes and explains the evidence supporting each treatment. Written by leading experts Michael Newman, Henry Takei, Perry Klokkevold, and Fermin Carranza, along with a pool of international contributors, this edition also discusses the close connection between oral health and systemic disease. A new Expert Consult website includes the entire, fully searchable contents of the book, and takes learning to a whole new level with content updates, videos, a drug database, and much more. Comprehensive coverage describes all aspects of periodontics in a single volume, including periodontal pathology, the etiology of periodontal diseases, the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health, treatment of periodontal diseases, oral implantology, supportive treatment, and ethics, legal, and practical matters. Problem-solving, scenario-based learning opportunities use well-documented case reports to help you learn both basic and advanced procedures and techniques. 'Speed to competence' is enhanced with access to print, online, and mobile platforms. A unique approach combines evidence-based decision-making, science transfer, and classification/nomenclature throughout every chapter. A one-of-a-kind Genetic Factors and Periodontal Disease chapter examines the role of genetic factors in gum disease. In-depth information serves as an excellent foundation in preparing for the National Board Dental Exam. Coverage of the latest advances includes the emerging link between periodontal disease and systemic health. Full-color illustrations depict the newest developments in surgical technology. A new Multidisciplinary Approach to Dental and Periodontal Problems chapter discusses the importance of collaborative care in the practice of periodontics. Etiology of Periodontal Diseases (Part 4) provides a more comprehensive background in periodontal anatomy, physiology, and pathogenesis.

Regenerative Endodontics, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Sami M.A. Chogle,Harold E. Goodis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574753X

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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Regenerative endodontics is the generation and replacement of diseased, damaged or absent pulp. This issue of Dental Clinics of North America provides a clinical view of regenerative endodontics and its aims, methods and techniques.

Dental Implants - E-Book

The Art and Science

Author: Charles A. Babbush,Jack A. Hahn,Jack T. Krauser,Joel L. Rosenlicht

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726771

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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For coverage of cutting-edge techniques and procedures, Dental Implants: The Art and Science is your "go to" reference! This edition includes 20 new chapters and coverage of the latest advances and research from leading dental implant experts. Topics range from the business of dental implants and risk management to new treatment techniques such as Teeth In A Day® and Teeth In An HourTM, the All-on-4 concept, Piezoelectric bone surgery, the new NobelActiveTM implant, the use of dental implants in children, and more. Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and illustrations bring concepts to life and provide step-by-step visuals for surgical and prosthetic techniques. If you’re looking for a comprehensive, up-to-date resource you can trust, Dental Implants is the book you need! Over 1,100 full-color clinical photographs and line drawings help to clarify important concepts and provide step-by-step guidance for specific techniques. All aspects of both business and patient care are covered, including risk management, patient selection and master planning, radiographic evaluation, surgical techniques, postoperative care, maintenance, and dental hygiene. Highly-regarded lead author Charles A. Babbush, DDS, MScD, is one of the leading dental implant surgeons in the world and a highly regarded educator, speaker, and author. Expert contributors from all over the world describe the latest advances in implantology and represent the forefront of research.

The Biology of Tooth Movement

Author: Louis A. Norton,Charles J. Burstone

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849347337

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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:Written by a broad spectrum of dental, medical and basic science researchers from around the world, this book presents state-of-the-art knowledge concerning the biology of connective tissues and their response to exogenous mechanical stimulation at the cell biology level. The text goes well beyond the traditional morphologic descriptions of tooth movement, covering the cell biology of the connective tissues involved, the various in vitro and in vivo research models, possible pharmacological means of influencing tissue responses, and biophysical considerations. Many cellular events that occur during tooth movement are discussed, as well as the exciting challenges, unanswered questions and possibilities in the future. This publication is extremely relevant to the work of dental specialists in orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and periodontics plus orthopeadists and basic scientists working in connective tissue research.

Master Dentistry Volume 3 Oral Biology E-Book

Oral Anatomy, Histology, Physiology and Biochemistry

Author: Barry K. B. Berkovitz,Bernard J. Moxham,Roger W. A. Linden,Alastair J. Sloan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204458X

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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A new volume in the successful revision guide series – Master Dentistry - which offers a concise text covering the essentials of oral biology with accompanying self-assessment questions and model answers. Quick reference revision aid for dental students – ideal for exam preparation! Covers the ‘essentials’ of the subject to a level that is expected with the GDC’s curriculum outlined in the First Five Years document. Each chapter provides a brief overview of the topic and lists the essential learning objectives for that area of study. Presents key anatomical, biochemical and physiological material in a useful, integrated, clinically relevant format. Includes extensive self-testing material – true false questions, extended matching questions, picture questions, and essay questions – enabling readers to assess their knowledge and perfect exam techniques. Contains unique, ‘mind-map’ summary sheets to provide crucial information in a pictorial format to further promote learning.


Fundamentals of Oral Histology and Physiology

Author: Arthur R. Hand,Marion E. Frank

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118342917

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Fundamentals of Oral Histology and Physiology is a landmark new text streamlining the essentials of histology and physiology into one clinically accessible textbook. Written for predoctoral dental students, the book brings together structure, function, and clinical correlations for maximum retention and ease of use. Assuming a background in basic biologic sciences, this text focuses on the histology and physiology that students need to know to practice dentistry and to understand and evaluate the current literature, without repeating basic information learned in other courses. Fundamentals of Oral Histology and Physiology concentrates on Oral Structures and Features, including Development, Teeth, Tooth and Jaw Support, Mucosal Structure and Function, and Effectors. Key Features: Integrates normal histology and physiology enabling students to understand key concepts and their application to clinical practice Brief summaries at key points in the text that highlight significant information and concepts A comprehensive glossary that defines important terms for each chapter Contains high quality photomicrographs, drawings, charts, and tables illustrating fundamental concepts Incorporates clinical correlations for common diseases and conditions Includes case studies in several chapters Comes with access to a companion website that includes student review questions, case scenarios, figures, and tables

The Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues

Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues, Held in Chatham, Massachusetts on October 16-21, 1988

Author: Melvin J. Glimcher

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780677223209

Category: Science

Page: 968

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The proceedings of the Third International Conference (on title) held in Chatham, Mass., October, 1988. Presents coverage of many areas of the skeletal system, including new experimental techniques, research areas, ideas, and hypotheses. Discusses at length the chemical nature and structure of organic matrix components and their influence with respect to regulation of cell function. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp Expert Consult - E-Book

Author: Louis H. Berman,Kenneth M. Hargreaves,Steven R. Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323079075

Category: Medical

Page: 992

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The definitive endodontics reference, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp is known for its comprehensive coverage of leading-edge information, materials, and techniques. It examines all aspects of endodontic care, from preparing the clinician and patient for endodontic treatment to the role the endodontist can play in the treatment of traumatic injuries and to the procedures used in the treatment of pediatric and older patients. Not only does Hargreaves and Cohen’s 10th edition add five chapters on hot new topics, it also includes online access! As an Expert Consult title, Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp lets you search the entire contents of the book on your computer, and includes five online chapters not available in the printed text, plus videos, a searchable image collection, and more. For evidence-based endodontics research and treatment, this is your one-stop resource!


Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry - E-Book

Author: Robert A. Convissar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032307989X

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Expand your skills in the rapidly growing field of laser dentistry! Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry uses a concise, evidence-based approach in describing protocols and procedures. Dr. Robert A. Convissar, a renowned lecturer on this subject, has assembled a diverse panel of international contributors; he’s also one of the first general dentists to use lasers in his practice. The book covers the history of lasers in dentistry and laser research, plus the use of lasers in periodontics, periodontal surgery, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Full-color images show the latest laser technology, surgical techniques, and key steps in patient treatment. Full-color photos and illustrations demonstrate surgical techniques and key teaching points. A Laser Fundamentals chapter describes the physics of lasers and the wavelengths that can produce better outcomes. Introducing Lasers into the Dental Practice chapter provides guidelines on investing in laser technology and in marketing this new procedure. Clinical Tip and Caution boxes include advice and alerts that can only be offered by a seasoned practitioner of 27 years.


Mikroskopische Anatomie der Zähne und des Parodonts

Author: Hans Schwarzbach,Vitus Stachniss,Birte Steiniger

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131603917

Category: Medical

Page: 72

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Endlich ein Histologie-Buch für Zahnmediziner - Atemberaubender Spaziergang durch den dentalen Mikrokosmos: Einzigartige Ansichten und Präparate von Zähnen und Parodont - Perfekt zur Vorbereitung der Histologie-Prüfung - Anschauliche Grafiken verdeutlichen die Zusammenhänge: So kann man Histologie erleben und verstehen - Alle für die vorklinischen und klinischen Prüfungen relevanten Begriffe der aktuellen internationalen histologischen Terminologie zum Thema Zahnmedizin - Einzigartig: Zahnschliff-Präparate und HE-gefärbte Paraffinschnitte speziell auf die Bedürfnisse der Zahnmedizinstudenten zugeschnitten - Die ideale Ergänzung zum klassischen Histologie-Lehrbuch

Dental Implant Prosthetics - E-Book

Author: Carl E. Misch

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078966

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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This new book focuses on dental implants used in conjunction with other prosthetic devices in the general dentist's office, designed to help the partially or completely edentulous patient recover normal function, esthetics, comfort, and speech. Step-by-step procedures guide practitioners through challenging clinical situations and assist them in refining their technique. The information in this practical, highly illustrated book reflects the latest in continued research, diagnostic tools, treatment planning, implant designs, materials, and techniques. Prosthetic devices covered in this include complete dentures, bridges, overdentures, and various dental implant systems. A comprehensive chapter covering immediate load implants teaches dentists how to provide an edentulous patient with implants the same day surgery is performed. A thorough discussion of preimplant prosthodontic considerations takes the practitioner through the vital assessment steps necessary to plan treatment. Considerations for assessing the restorability of teeth adjacent to potential implant sites include abutment size, crown-root ratio, endodontic status, root configuration, tooth position, parallelism, root surface area, caries, and periodontal status. Fixed treatment planning options for the completely edentulous mandibular arches expands treatment options available to dentists, helping them to treat more patients. Material thoroughly explores the three dimensional concept of available bone and the implant treatment options for each type of bone anatomy, which enables practitioners to treat patients at any stage of edentulism. Comparisons of the periodontal indices for a natural tooth and an osteointegrated implant alert clinicians to fundamental differences in the support system. Basic biomechanics are discussed, demonstrating how these principles also relate to the scientific rationale for contemporary and future dental implant designs. A comprehensive discussion of bone density in an edentulous site explains this determining factor in treatment planning, implant design, surgical approach, healing time, and initial progressive bone loading during prosthetic reconstruction.

Essential Forensic Biology

Author: Alan Gunn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119964733

Category: Science

Page: 440

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This book is an introduction to the application of biology in legal investigations. Fully revised and updated throughout, the second edition of this highly successful textbook offers an accessible overview to the essentials of the subject providing a balanced coverage of the range of organisms used as evidence in forensic investigations; invertebrates, vertebrates, plants and microbes. The book provides an overview of the decay process and discusses the role of forensic indicators – human fluids and tissues, including blood cells, bloodstain pattern analysis, hair, teeth, bones, and wounds. It also examines the study of forensic biology in cases of suspicious death. The coverage of molecular techniques has been expanded throughout with additional material on bioterrorism and wildlife forensics now included. The use of DNA and RNA for the identification of individuals and their personal characteristics is now covered along with a discussion of the ethical issues associated with the maintenance of DNA databases. Fully revised and updated new edition of this highly successful textbook. Includes self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter and case studies. Now in full colour throughout. Includes a supplementary website (www.wileyeurope.com/college/gunn) covering additional material and self-test questions to reinforce student understanding. From the reviews of the first edition: "The author does an excellent job of demonstrating how biological science can, and does, contribute to legal investigations..." —THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY "...a super book ...not a book that will languish on library shelves. Buy it!" —JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL EDUCATION "...naturalists and biologists will find much of interest within these books...new light on the application of their own specialism..." —THE NATURALIST "Overall, I give it my highest recommendation. I was unable to find a single paragraph that was no fascinating, despite being sad or gruesome at times." —E-STREAMS

Advances in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application: 2012 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464991529

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 814

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Advances in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application / 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Biomedical Engineering. The editors have built Advances in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application / 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Biomedical Engineering in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Advances in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application / 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Oral Wound Healing

Cell Biology and Clinical Management

Author: Hannu Larjava

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118219619

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Oral Wound Healing: Cell Biology and Clinical Management brings experts from around the world together to provide an authoritative reference on the processes, principles and clinical management of wound healing in the oral mucosa. Promoting a thorough understanding of current research on the topic, this new resource draws together thinking on the basic biological processes of wound healing in the oral environment, as well as providing more detailed information and discussion on processes such as inflammation, reepithelialization and angiogenesis. Beyond this, the book goes on to examine topics pertinent to the effective clinical management of oral wound healing, bringing together chapters on large dento-facial defects, dental implants, periodontal regeneration, and pulp healing.An essential synthesis of current research and clinical applications, Oral Wound Healing will be an indispensable resource for dental specialists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons as well as researchers in oral medicine and biology.

Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science

Biological Principles and Clinical Correlates

Author: Laurie K. McCauley,Martha J. Somerman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118278224

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science is amajor comprehensive update on knowledge in the field of mineralizedtissues in the oral and craniofacial region. Drs. McCauley andSomerman assembled an international team of researchers andclinicians, offering a global perspective on the current knowledgein this field. Basic and clinical correlates reinforce thesignificance of research to clinical diagnoses and therapies,written in a manner that lends easily to their use for case studyteaching venues. Section 1 features the many aspects of bone in the craniofacialregion, including embryology, cell biology, and stem cell biology.Section 2 focuses on teeth-tooth development, dentin, enamel,cementum, and tooth regeneration. Section 3 discusses theinteraction between bones and teeth, including those associatedwith inflammatory processes, periodontal ligaments, biomechanics,and other impact factors-such as nutrition, metabolic bone diseasesand therapeutic modalities. The novel approach of linking the basic principles of the celland molecular biology of hard tissues to clinical correlates willappeal to readers at all levels of their research careers, bothstudents and faculty; faculty interested in a comprehensive textfor reference; and clinicians interested in the biologicaspects of bones and teeth.