Edition 6
By Barry M. Eley, BDS, FDSRCS, PhD, Mena Soory, FDSRCS, PhD, FHEA and J. D. Manson, MChD, PhD, FDSRCS

Publication Date: 07 Jan 2010
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

New Features

  • Includes 2007 NICE guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis
  • Revised section on local delivery of anti-microbials (LDA), including new products and research (Cochrane report)
  • New discussion of host modulation therapy – including products such as Periostat
  • Updated sections on gingival overgrowth, cleft palate, and splinting
  • Revised sections on medically compromised patients such as those on long-term corticosteroid or anticoagulant therapy or with HIV and AIDS
  • Updated section on mechanisms of disease, e.g. bacterial action, host response mechanisms
About the author
By Barry M. Eley, BDS, FDSRCS, PhD, Formerly Professor and Vice Chairman, Division of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Guy's, King’s and St Thomas' Dental Institute, London, UK; Mena Soory, FDSRCS, PhD, FHEA, Periodontology, King’s College London Dental Institute, London, UK and J. D. Manson, MChD, PhD, FDSRCS, Formerly Senior Lecturer in Periodontology, Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK
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
Book Reviews
"This book nicely bridges the void between undergraduate and postgraduate study of periodontology and will appeal to senior undergraduate students, hygienists and general dental practitioners with a special interest in periodontology."
Faculty Dental Journal, June 2010, Vol. 1, Issue 2.
Book details
ISBN: 9780702030659
Page Count: 432
Retail Price : £58.99
Dental students - both undergraduate and post-graduate - and practitioners with an interest in oral healthcare