Periodontal Medicine (includes CD-Rom)

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Periodontal Medicine (includes CD-Rom)

by L F Rose, R J Genco, D W Cohen, B L Mealey

ISBN 1550091204 Publisher: BC Decker


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Book Description

This authoritative text explores the complex tie between the periodontium and systemic disease. Throughout, it discusses the ways in which systemic conditions and their treatment affect dental health. Topics covered include: evaluation; genetics; cardiovascular and respiratory disease; tobacco use; diabetes; pregnancy, puberty, and oral contraception; osteoporosis; the immunocompromised patient; bleeding disorders; comorbid conditions: kidney, liver, gut, brain; and pharmacotherapy.



Focuses on the periodontium, but broadens the discussion to include other oral tissues or associated structures when appropriate * Includes the latest medical and dental research Explains how systemic conditions affect implant therapy * Covers medicolegal issues related to periodontal treatment * Accompanied by a CD-ROM with the complete text and illustrations of the book, in fully searchable PDF files



Periodontal Disease and Systemic Disease; Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease; Clinical History and Laboratory Tests; Role of Genetics in Assessment, Risk, and Management Of Adult Periodontitis; Cardiovascular Diseases and Oral Infections; Relationships between Periodontal and Respiratory Diseases; Tobacco Use and Intervention; Diabetes Mellitus; Periodontal Medicine and the Female Patient; Osteopenia, Osteoporosis and Oral Disease; HIV Infection and Periodontal Disease; Periodontal Disease and Periodontal Management In Patients with Cancer; Periodontal Considerations in Patients with Bone Marrow or Solid Organ Transplants; Bleeding Disorders; Pharmacotherapy; Medicolegal Issues