Veterinary periodontology
Veterinary periodontology
1st ed., 358 pages, 850 ill., John Wiley & Sons, December 2012
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Veterinary Periodontology is a comprehensive yet user-friendly reference on periodontal disease in dogs and cats, encompassing etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical features. Emphasizing clinical management of this common dental disease, this book covers basic as well as advanced treatments, offering practical instruction on therapeutic procedures. Veterinary Periodontology builds on existing human-based knowledge to provide veterinary-specific information on the periodontal disease process, therapies, patient management, and instrumentation.
The book presents detailed information in an accessible format, including numerous step-by-step procedures for use in the clinic. Full-color images aid in comprehension. Veterinary Periodontology is beneficial for anyone who practices veterinary dentistry, including specialists, general practitioners, students, and technicians.

Contributors vi
Reviewers vii
Preface viii
Section 1 Understanding the disease process 1
1 The structure and function of the periodontium 3
Kevin Stepaniuk and James E. Hinrichs
2 Etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal disease 18
3 Bacteriology of periodontal disease 35
Colin E. Harvey
Section 2 The progression of disease 39
4 Gingivitis 41
5 Periodontitis 51
6 Local and regional consequences of periodontal disease 69
7 Systemic manifestations of periodontal disease 81
8 Unusual forms of periodontal disease 91
Section 3 Initial therapy of periodontal disease 105
9 Dental radiology for periodontal disease 107
Jerzy Gawor
10 The complete dental cleaning 129
11 Advanced non-surgical therapy 154
12 Local antibiotic usage 170
13 Home plaque control 175
14 Antibiotics in periodontal disease 186
R. Michael Peak
Section 4 Periodontal surgical techniques 191
15 Gingival surgery 193
16 Periodontal flap surgery 206
17 Treatment of the exposed root surface 249
18 Osseous surgery and guided tissue regeneration 254
Brook A. Niemiec and Robert Furman
19 Furcation involvement and treatment 289
Paul Theuns
Section 5 Related topics 297
20 Host modulation therapies 299
21 Patient management for periodontal therapy 305
Brett Beckman
Section 6 Periodontal instrumentation 313
22 Periodontal hand instruments 315
23 Mechanical scalers 324
24 Other power equipment used in periodontology 330
1 AVDC-Approved abbreviations 334
2 Dental charts 340
3 Sharpening 343
4 Resources 346
5 Plaque and calculus indices 348
Index 349

Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD, is the Chief of Staff at Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties, Founding Consultant of, and Director of San Diego Veterinary Dental Training Center.

Item Code: ODONT37
ISBN: 9780813816524
Weigth: 1200 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: Odontoiatry/Odontostomatology
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