Carranza's Clinical Periodontology - 12th Edition - ISBN: 9780323188241, 9780323228008

Carranza's Clinical Periodontology

12th Edition

Authors: Michael Newman Henry Takei Perry Klokkevold Fermin Carranza
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323188241
eBook ISBN: 9780323228008
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 30th June 2014
Page Count: 904


The most definitive and widely used periodontology text for both the classroom and clinical practice, Carranza's Clinical Periodontology, 12th Edition includes the most current periodontal information – from basic science and fundamental procedures to the latest advanced techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy. Written by leading experts Michael Newman, Henry Takei, Perry Klokkevold, and Fermin Carranza, along with a pool of international contributors, this text not only shows how to perform periodontal procedures, it describes how to best manage the outcomes and explains the evidence supporting each treatment. Covering all the information found on the National Board Exams in the US, this edition is a perfect choice for dental education programs and students. The Expert Consult website includes the entire, fully searchable contents of the ebook, as well as a wealth of resources including a periodontal pathology atlas, videos, animations, case reports, PowerPoints, and more.

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 "This book is an excellent resource for clinicians of all levels – from dental students to periodontal specialists." Reviewed by British Dental Journal, Apr 2015

Key Features

  • Endless resources on the Expert Consult companion website give you access to advanced material, including a periodontal pathology atlas, videos, animations, PowerPoint slides, case studies, flashcards, review questions and answers, and complete reference lists with links to MedLine abstracts.
  • Over 3100 illustrations including 2550 in full-color depict the newest developments in basic science and surgical technology.

Table of Contents

Introduction – The Historical Background of Periodontology

Part 1: Biologic Basis of Periodontology
Section 1 – Normal Periodontium
1. Anatomy of the periodontium
2. Aging and the periodontium

Section 2 – Classification and Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases
3. Classification of diseases and conditions affecting the periodontium
4. Fundamentals in the methods of periodontal disease epidemiology

Section 3 – Etiology of Periodontal Diseases
5. Periodontal pathogenesis
6. Genetic susceptibility to periodontal disease
7. The role of dental calculus and other local predisposing factors
8. Biofilm and periodontal microbiology
9. Molecular biology of the host-microbe interactions in periodontal diseases
10. Smoking and periodontal disease

Section 4 – Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health
11. Influence of systemic conditions on the periodontium
12. Impact of periodontal infection on systemic health

Section 5 – Gingival Pathology
13. Defense mechanisms of the gingiva
14. Gingival inflammation
15. Clinical features of gingivitis
16. Gingival enlargement
17. Acute gingival infections
18. Gingival disease in childhood
19. Desquamative gingivitis

Section 6 – Periodontal Pathology
20. The periodontal pocket
21. Bone loss and patterns of bone destruction
22. Periodontal response to external forces
23. Chronic periodontitis
24. Necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis
25. Aggressive periodontitis
26. Pathology and management of periodontal problems in patients with HIV infection
28. Sleep-disordered breathing

Part 2: Clinical Periodontics
Section 1 – Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment Plan
29. Clinical diagnosis
30. Levels of clinical significance
31. Radiographic aids in the diagnosis


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About the Author

Michael Newman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Section of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Henry Takei

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Clinical Professor, Section of Periodontics, Clinical Professor, Section of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Perry Klokkevold

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Section of Periodontics, Program Director, Postgraduate Periodontics Residency, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Fermin Carranza

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Section of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA