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Periodontology : Color Atlas of Dental Medicine : 3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded - Herbert F. Wolf

Periodontology : Color Atlas of Dental Medicine

3rd Edition, Revised and Expanded

Hardcover Published: 8th December 2004
ISBN: 9783136750032
Number Of Pages: 544

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Rateitschak’s extraordinary atlas, universally recognized as the pre-eminent work in periodontology, is back in a brand new edition! With an emphasis on the most rigorously documental scientific and clinical advances, presented in concise text and exquisitely detailed photographs, the book will quickly become a cherished classic in the library of all practitioners.

This new edition has been updated to include new developments in every aspect of the field, including etiology and pathogenesis, oral manifestations and treatment of HIV infection, diagnostic tests, advanced conservative and surgical therapies, including guided tissue regeneration, newest systemic and local slow-release drugs, implants to augment dental therapy, mucogingival plastic surgery in halting recession, and the newest classifications of periodontal disease.

Book features :

  • All important information presented in a clear and user-friendly format
  • Nearly 2,000 full-color, clearly labeled photographs for immediate identification of pathologies and treatment techniques
  • All therapies described and illustrated step-by-step
  • Tips and tricks from the experts to avoid complications and treatment failure
More than a decade in preparation, this magnificently detailed work is a must for every practitioner and student of periodontics. It incorporates exciting new findings that have immediate clinical applicability, and will be a treasured resource in every practice.

Industry Reviews

Integrating text, color pictures, and photographs, the editors provide coverage of fundamentals, disease entities and diagnosis, periodontal therapy, and supporting therapies...therapy methods are described and illustrated step-by-step. --SciTech Book News

"This new edition of the color atlas of periodontology has been updated to reflect new clinical and research findings, rewriting and expanding chapters...the most comprehensive section is that of therapy, where therapy methods are described and illustrated step-by-step." --SciTech Book News

Fundamentals: Introduction
Structural Biology
Etiology and Pathogenesis
Pathogenesis—Reactions and Defense Capabilities of the Host
Disease Entities and Diagnosis: Types of Plaque-Associated Periodontal Diseases
Ulcerative Gingivitis/Periodontitis
Hormonally Modulated Gingivitis
Oral Pathologic Alterations of Gingiva and Periodontium
HIV Infection-AIDS
Gingival Recession
Data Collection-Diagnosis-Prognosis
Additional Diagnosis-Tests
Microbial Diagnosis-Test Methods
Tests of the Host Response-Risks
Therapy: Treatment of Inflammatory Periodontal Diseases
Periodontal Wound Healing
Systemic Pre-phase
Emergency Treatment
Phase 1 Therapy
Initial Treatment 1-Oral Hygiene by the Patient
Initial Therapy 2-Creating Conditions that Enhance Oral Hygiene
Phase 1 Therapy
FMT "Full Mouth Therapy"
Phase 2 Therapy-Periodontal Surgery-Corrective Phase
Flap Procedures-Open Treatment
"Access Flap"
Surgery, Open Flap Debridement (OFD)-Modified Widman Flap (MWF)
Regenerative Methods
Resective Methods-Pocket Elimination-Osseous Surgery
Gingivectomy and Gingivoplasty
Furcation Involvement-Furcation Treatment
Mucoginigval Plastic Surgery
Covering Areas of Recession
Covering Areas of Recession with a Connective Tissue Graft
Covering Areas of Recession via "Guided Tissue Regeneration"
Phase 3 Therapy-Periodontal Maintenance Therapy-Recall.
Supporting Therapies: Function-Functional Therapy
Perio-Prosthetics 1-Standard Techniques
Perio-Prosthetics 2-Supplemental Measures, Esthetics
Dental Implants-Implant Therapy.
Appendices: Geriatric Periodontology?—The Periodontium in the Elderly
Classification of Periodontal Diseases.
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9783136750032
ISBN-10: 3136750039
Series: Color atlas dent med
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 8th December 2004
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 31.1 x 22.9  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 3.42
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition

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