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Restorative dentistry 1: periodontology 

Restorative dentistry 1: periodontology
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Restorative dentistry 1: periodontology
Author(s):

David A. Mitchell

, Laura Mitchell

, and Lorna McCaul

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199679850.003.0005
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date: 09 August 2020

Contents. Classification. Epidemiology of periodontal disease. Oral microbiology. Aetiology of periodontal disease. Plaque biofilm. Calculus. Progression and risk factors. Pathogenesis of gingivitis and periodontitis. Clinical features of gingivitis and periodontitis. Diagnosis and monitoring. Aggressive periodontitis. Necrotizing periodontal diseases. Periodontal abscess. Periodontitis associated with endodontic lesions. Principles of treatment. Non-surgical treatment—plaque control. Non-surgical periodontal therapy—scaling and root surface debridement. Treatment with antimicrobials. Periodontal surgery—principles. Periodontal surgery—types of surgery. Periodontal surgery—regenerative techniques. Periodontal surgery—mucogingival surgery. Furcation involvement. Occlusion and splinting. Peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. Supportive periodontal therapy.

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