1. Periodontal Examination and Screening
2. Pathology of Periodontal Disease
3. Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health
4. Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment Planning
5. Effective Communication with Patients to Improve Oral Health-Related Behaviours
6. Non-surgical Treatment and Supportive Periodontal Care
7. Periodontal Surgery
8. Treatment of Multirooted Teeth
9. Reconstructive and Periodontal Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
10. Multidisciplinary Integrated Treatment
11. Diagnosis and Management of Acute Conditions
12. Patient Presentations
This book guides through all essentials in the field of periodontology including the pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of the most common periodontal conditions.
Now in its 4th edition, this fully updated version marks the 25th anniversary of the first edition. It discusses the developments in classification while maintaining a no-nonsense logical approach to what many people find a complex subject. The book will help clinicians acquire and maintain the knowledge and skill to treat the many patients encountered in day-to-day practice. It covers the scientific background of periodontal-systemic disease interactions, the clinical application of periodontal surgery and the management of multi-rooted teeth. With newly incorporated supplementary information, the book will be a helpful source for general dentist, dental students, dental hygienists and even for postgraduate students.
• Fully updated edition including new periodontal guidelines
• Covers all essentials in periodontology including the diagnosis and treatment of the most common diseases
• Written by leading experts in the field
• Richard Palmer is an Emeritus Professor of Implant Dentistry and Periodontology at King’s College London Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, where he was Head of Restorative Dentistry from 2002 to 2013. He is an honorary life member of the British Society of Periodontology. Professor Palmer has been the President of the British Society of Periodontology (2003 to 2004) and the European Federation of Periodontology (2008 to 2009). He has published many scientific and clinical papers and is an experienced book author.
• Peter Daniel Floyd qualified with a BDS of Dental Surgery from the University College Hospital Dental School in 1966 and gained an MSc in Periodontology at the Royal Dental Hospital School of Dental Surgery in 1971. After working at the University College Hospital, London, he became a lecturer at the Royal Dental Hospital School of Dental Surgery in 1972. Peter Daniel Floyd was the Principal in Practice, Specialist in Periodontics until 2015. He is an honorary life member of the British Society of Periodontology and has been President of the British Society of Periodontology from 2001 to 2002. Furthermore, he is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Peter Floyd has devoted his work to teaching and research and has given more than 80 lectures and day courses to professional societies and study groups. He is an experienced book author and has published many clinical papers.