Chemicals in Surgical Periodontal Therapy by Alexandrina L DumitrescuChemicals in Surgical Periodontal Therapy by Alexandrina L Dumitrescu

Chemicals in Surgical Periodontal Therapy

byAlexandrina L Dumitrescu

Hardcover | August 22, 2011

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Periodontitis is a chronic and destructive inflammatory disease of the tooth-supporting tissues that is induced by an opportunistic mixed infection. It is highly prevalent, affecting 10-15% of the adult population, and represents the major cause of tooth loss in adults. This book is an encyclopedic collection of data from scientific papers and textbooks that form the foundation for a sound understanding of the chemicals used in surgical periodontal therapy. The topics addressed include treatment with enamel matrix proteins to stimulate periodontal regeneration, the use of guided tissue regeneration barriers, root conditioning, and the role of bone grafts and bone graft substitutes in periodontal therapy. Throughout, the emphasis is on fostering understanding through development of the reader's biological background knowledge. Chemicals in Surgical Periodontal Therapy will be of value to undergraduate and postgraduate dental students, dental hygienists, dental practitioners, and associated professionals.
Dr. Dumitrescu is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine University of Tromsø, Norway. She received her Philosophiate Doctor in Medical Sciences degree in 1997 at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila" in Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Dumitrescu also enga...
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Title:Chemicals in Surgical Periodontal TherapyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:316 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:August 22, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642182240

ISBN - 13:9783642182242

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Table of Contents

Guided Tissue Regeneration Barriers.- Bone Grafts and Bone Grafts Substitutes in Periodontal Therapy.- Enamel matrix derivative for periodontal tissue regeneration.- Chemical Root Surface Modifiers in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease.- The use of biologic mediators for Periodontal Regeneration.