The Periodontium by Hubert E. SchroederThe Periodontium by Hubert E. Schroeder

The Periodontium

byHubert E. SchroederEditorMargrit Amstad-Jossi, Rosmarie Kr

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In their contribution to the first edition of this Handbook, entitled "The Teeth," LEHNER and PLENK (1936) discussed the tissues constituting the "perio­ dontium" rather briefly. In contrast to the detailed paragraphs dealing with, for example, enamel and dentine, the section (about 40 pages and 20 illustra­ tions, mostly drawings) devoted to periodontal tissues failed to provide a factual review and summary of the contemporary knowledge and latest developments in research on the various components of the periodontium. Instead, much of the text was an attempt to arrive at conclusions from often purely semantic speculations, playing the various schools of thought against each other, provid­ ing arguments in favor of the authors' views and arguments for the feasibility and probability of accepting or rejecting the often diverse opinions, while the reader was referred to the already existing literature for factual details. Since 1936, however, factual details ofthe structural biology of the periodon­ tal tissues, i. e. their development, structure, function, and physiology, have been greatly extended and have been internationally accepted. With much less opin­ ionated belief to cope with, this knowledge has formed the solid foundation upon which diagnosis, prevention, and treatment in the fields of clinical perio­ dontology, modem orthodontics, and re- and transplantation procedures of teeth have been built.
Title:The PeriodontiumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pagesPublished:November 17, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

A. Introduction.- B. History and Nomenclature.- Glossary of Current Terminology for the Healthy Periodontium.- C. Periodontium, a Developmental and Functional Unit.- D. Development, Structure, and Function of Periodontal Tissues.- I. Cementum.- 1. Types of Cementum and Their Distribution.- 2. Developmental Aspects.- a) Acellular Afibrillar Cementum.- b) Intermediate Cementum.- c) Acellular Extrinsic Fiber Cementum.- d) Cellular, Mixed Stratified Cementum.- 3. Cemento-enamel Junction.- 4. Structural Aspects.- a) Acellular Extrinsic Fiber Cementum.- b) Cellular, Mixed Stratified Cementum.- c) Cellular Intrinsic Fiber Cementum: Resorption and Repair.- 5. Cementum Apposition: Hypercementosis and Paraplasia.- 6. Chemical Composition and Biophysical Properties.- 7. Functions.- II. Alveolar Process and Alveolar Bone.- 1. Developmental Aspects.- 2. Structure.- 3. Topography.- 4. Remodeling and Function.- III. Periodontal Ligament.- 1. Developmental Aspects.- 2. Periodontal Space and Its Topography.- 3. Structure.- a) Cells.- b) Principal and Other Connective Tissue Fibers.- c) Blood Supply and Innervation.- 4. Renewal and Remodeling.- 5. Properties and Functions.- IV. Gingiva.- 1. Developmental Aspects.- 2. Clinical Aspects and Gross Morphology.- 3. Dentogingival Junction: Historical Misconceptions.- 4. Structure.- a) Epithelium.- b) Lamina Propria.- c) Supra-alveolar Fiber Apparatus.- d) Blood Supply and Innervation.- 5. Renewal and Regeneration.- 6. Properties, Functions, and Defense Mechanisms.- E. Current Trends.- References.- Author Index.