Periodontology and Periodontics: Case Studies (Hardcover)
Periodontology, also known as periodontics, is a dental specialty that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect the supporting structures of the teeth, including the gums, periodontal ligament and the alveolar bone. Some of the key aspects of periodontology and periodontics include the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases, periodontal surgery and treatment of gum recession. A few of the gum diseases treated within this field are gingivitis and periodontitis. There are also numerous surgical procedures carried out within this field of dentistry such as flap surgery, dental implant placement and bone grafts. This book unfolds the innovative aspects of periodontology, which will be crucial for the progress of this field in the future. It will also provide interesting topics for research which interested readers can take up. Periodontists and students actively engaged in this field will find this book full of crucial and unexplored concepts.