Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist, 4th Edition

Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist

4th Edition

By Dorothy A. Perry, RDH, PhD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Preventive and Resorative Dental Sciences, Chair, Division of Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, RDH, MS, EdD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR and Gwen Essex


PART I: BACKGROUND FOR THE STUDY OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY

1. Historical Perspectives on Dental Hygiene and Periodontology
2. Periodontium: Anatomic Characteristics and Host Response
3. Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases
4. Microbiology of Periodontal Diseases

PART II: FOUNDATIONS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY

5. Calculus and Other Disease-Associated Factors
6. Gingival Diseases
7. Periodontal Diseases

PART III: ASSESSMENT OF PERIODONTAL DISEASES

8. Clinical Assessment
9. Systemic Factors Influencing Periodontal Diseases,
10. Treatment Planning for the Periodontal Patient,

PART IV: TREATMENT FOR PERIODONTAL DISEASES

11. Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders

12. Plaque and Disease Control for the Periodontal Patient
13. Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
14. Periodontal Surgery
15. Dental Implants
16. Periodontal Emergencies

PART V: RESULTS OF PERIODONTAL THERAPY

17. Periodontal Maintenance and Prevention
18. Prognosis and Results after Periodontal Therapy

Glossary

Index