Periodontics Text and Evolve eBooks Package

Periodontics Text and Evolve eBooks Package

6th Edition - July 7, 2010

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  • Authors: Barry Eley, Mena Soory, J. D. Manson

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The new edition of this now classic book, Periodontics, continues to provide readers with the essential information required to ensure a firm understanding of the subject of periodontology from both a basic science and clinical perspective. Authored by experts of international renown, this book is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate dental students as well as practitioners with an interest in oral medicine. .

Key Features

  • New edition of one of the most respected UK textbooks on periodontology
  • Published in full colour throughout, this volume offers a comprehensive overview of the subject area written by authorities of international renown
  • Includes basic science and clinical aspects of periodontology

Table of Contents

  • 1. The periodontal tissues
    2. The oral environment in health and disease
    3. Host–parasite interaction
    4. The aetiology of periodontal disease
    5. Mechanisms of disease production
    6. The effect of systemic factors on the periodontal tissues
    7. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
    8. The natural history of periodontal disease
    9. Classification of periodontal diseases
    10. Epidemiology of periodontal disease - the size of the problem
    11. Prevention of periodontal disease
    12. Clinical features of chronic periodontal disease
    13. Diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan
    14. Diagnosis tests of periodontal disease activity
    15. Basic treatment of chronic gingivitis and periodontitis
    16. The use of antiseptics, enzymes and oxygenating agents as adjuncts in supragingival plaque control
    17. The possible use of antibiotics as adjuncts in the treatment of chronic periodontitis
    18. Antibiotic prophylaxis for susceptible patients undergoing periodontal treatment
    19. Surgical periodontal treatment
    20. Management of bone defects and furcation involvement
    21. Mucogingival problems and their treatment
    22. The periodontal abscess
    23. Early onset periodontitis (juvenile periodontitis/ aggressive periodontitis)
    24. Acute and infectious lesions of the gingiva
    25. Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
    26. Epulides and tumours of the gingivae and oral mucosa
    27. Occlusion
    28. Spinting
    29. Dental implants and peri-implantology
    30. The relationship between periodontal and restorative treatment

Product details

  • No. of pages: 432
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Churchill Livingstone 2010
  • Published: July 7, 2010
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

About the Authors

Barry Eley

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Professor and Vice Chairman, Division of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Guy's, King’s and St Thomas' Dental Institute, London, UK

Mena Soory

Mena Soory is a full-time senior clinical academic at King’s College London Dental Institute and Professor in Periodontology at King’s College Dental Hospital. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and actively engaged in committee activity of the institute in promoting educational and clinical research strategy in collaboration with international institutions. Professor Soory also represents King’s College Dental Hospital at the Hospital Trust Infection Control Committee ensuring compliance with the requirements of the General Dental Council and chairs the Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Part Board of Examiners’ meetings and Periodontal scientific sessions at international meetings. Professor Soory is an examiner for Final BDS and post-graduate examinations.

Professor Soory has published extensively in her field encompassing the role of antioxidants, biological agents and biomaterials in periodontal wound healing and implications on systemic diseases. Supervision of several national and international post-graduates has resulted in over 150 publications which include presentations at national and international fora of the British Society of Periodontology, European Federation of Periodontology, International Congress in Periodontology, British Society for Dental Research, Pan European Federation for Dental Research, European Society of Biomaterials, International Association for Dental Research, Royal Society of Medicine and others.

This work has resulted in commendations and awards from the British Society of Periodontology, the European Federation of Periodontology and pharmaceutical companies.

Professor Soory has made a large contribution to editorial work of the European Journal of Oral Science, Journal of Dentistry, British Dental Journal, International Journal of Dentistry, Journal of Dental Research, Archives of Oral Biology, Oral Diseases, Biochemical Journal, Biomacromolecules, and Journal of Dermatological Science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Periodontology, King’s College London Dental Institute, London, UK

J. D. Manson

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Senior Lecturer in Periodontology, Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK

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