Practical Periodontics, 1st Edition

Editors :
Kenneth A Eaton & Philip Ower
UPCOMING EDITION - ISBN : 9780323878456

Covering the essentials of periodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner, Practical Periodontics examines all aspects of the discipline ranging from aetiology through to diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management. Richly ill ...view more

Covering the essentials of periodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner, Practical Periodontics examines all aspects of the discipline ranging from aetiology through to diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, this new volume – which comes with an associated website containing an additional chapter on implantology (June 2018), over 500 self-assessment questions, videos, and case studies - will be ideal for all undergraduate students of dentistry, oral hygiene and therapy as well as practicing clinicians.

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Covering the essentials of periodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner, Practical Periodontics examines all aspects of the discipline ranging from aetiology through to diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, this new volume – which comes with an associated website containing an additional chapter on implantology (June 2018), over 500 self-assessment questions, videos, and case studies - will be ideal for all undergraduate students of dentistry, oral hygiene and therapy as well as practicing clinicians.


New to this edition
  • Contains a new online chapter Dental Implantology in Periodontics by Dr Colin Priestland MSc BDS MGDSRCS, Specialist in Periodontics (UK), Private Practice, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, and Senior Lecturer, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia; and Professor Neil Meredith PhD MSc BDS FDSRCS LDSRCS FICD, Head of Dental School, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia


Key Features
  • Accompanying WEBSITE offers new chapter on implantology (June 2018), over 500 interactive questions, videos and case reports, to aid exam preparation
  • Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style to aid retention of facts
  • Chapter overviews, ‘learning objectives’ and key points boxes aid revision
  • Practical approach to the subject helps bring ‘learning to life’
  • Offers guidance regarding the management of children and young adults, as well as specialist referrals
  • Prepared by contributors of international renown
  • Discusses patient education - including self-care and oral hygiene methods
  • Full colour artwork program helps explain detailed processes such as complex immunological responses
  • Designed specifically to give students confidence when performing periodontal procedures
  • Explores the interaction of periodontology with other dental disciplines, including implant and orthodontic specialists
  • Suitable for all undergraduate students of dentistry, hygiene and therapy

Author Information
Edited by Kenneth A Eaton, PhD, MSc, BDS, MGDS RCS(Eng), FFGDP(UK), FFPH, FHEA, FICD, DHC, Visiting Professor, University College London Eastman and King's College London Dental Institutes; Honorary Professor, University of Kent; Visiting Professor, Leeds University; Specialist in Periodontics and Dental Public Health, London, UK and Philip Ower, MSc, BDS, FFGDP RCS, MGDS RCS , Formerly Specialist in Periodontics and Director, PerioCourses Ltd