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Periodontitis: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention $280.00
Editors: Rosemarie E. Walchuck
Book Description:
Periodontitis refers to a number of inflammatory diseases affecting the periodontium, that is, the tissues that surround and support the teeth. Periodontitis involves progressive loss of the alveolar bone around the teeth, and if left untreated, can lead to the loosening and subsequent loss of teeth. Periodontitis is caused by microorganisms that adhere to and grow on the tooth's surfaces, along with an overly aggressive immune response against these microorganisms. This book reviews research on periodontitis including the role of the TH17 pathway in the progression of periodontal disease; an outline of the risk factors relating to the most prevalent chronic periodontal diseases and others.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Risk Factors for Chronic Periodontal Diseases
(Daniela da Silva Feitosa, Mauro Pedrine Santamaria, Márcio Zaffalon Casati, Enilson Antonio Sallum, Francisco Humberto Nociti Júnior, Sérgio de Toledo, Division of Periodontics, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, SP, Brazil, and others)pp.1-34

Treatment of Periodontitis
(S. Raja, Modern Dental College and Research Centre, Gandhinagar, Madhya Pradesh, India)pp.35-72

The Role of Antimicrobial Peptides in Periodontal Disease
(Suttichai Krisanaprakornkit, Sakornrat Khongkhunthian, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand)pp.73-104

Prognosis: Predictability Redefined
(M.V. Jothi, K.M. Bhat, P.K. Pratibha, G.S. Bhat, Department of Periodontics, Manipal college of Dental Sciences, Manipal, Karnataka, India)105-140

Bioluminescent Lux Gene Biosensors in Oral Streptococci: Determination of Complementary Antimicrobial Activity of Minocycline Hydrochloride with the Anesthetic Lidocaine/Prilocaine or the Antiseptic Chlorhexidine
(Viet Ton That, Sarah Nguyen, David Poon, W. Shawn Monahan, Rebecca Sauerwein, Dan C. Lafferty, Lindsey Marie Teasdale, Amanda L. Rice, Winthrop Carter, Tom Maier, Curtis A. Machida, Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry, Portland, Oregon)pp.141-166

The Role of the TH17 Pathway in the Progression of Periodontal Disease
(Roger B. Johnson, Department of Periodontics and Preventive Sciences,
University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, Jackson, Mississippi, USA)pp.167-184

Natural Avocado Sugars Induce Secretion of ß-defensin-2 by Epithelial Cells: Effects on Porphyromonas gingivalis
(Martine Bonnaure-Mallet, Fatiha Chandad, Astrid Rouillon, Zohreh Tamanai-Shacoori, Vincent Meuric, Patrice Gracieux, Caroline Baudouin, Stéphanie Brédif, Philippe Msika, Equipe de Microbiologie, UPRES-EA 1254, Université Européenne de Bretagne, Rennes, France, and others)pp.185-196

Periodontitis as a Trigger for Cutaneous Disorder, Cheilitis Granulomatosa: Review of the Japanese Literature
(Kazuyoshi Fukai, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka Japan)pp.197-208

Genetic Polymorphisms and Periodontitis ^
(L. Chai, E. F. Corbet, W.K. Leung, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China) pp.209-220

Immune Response to Heat Shock Proteins in Chronic Periodontitis and Coronary Heart Disease
(A.Hasan, D. Sadoh, M. Foo, Dept. of Periodontology, King’s College, London Dental Institute, London, United Kingdom, and others)pp.221-238

Chronic Periodontitis and the Risk of Oral Cancer
(Mine Tezal, Maureen A. Sullivan, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, and others)pp.239-254

Index pp.255-273

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      Public Health in the 21st Century
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: pp.273
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-067-2
   Status: AV
  
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