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Dental Caries - Diagnosis, Prevention and Management

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Book Series: Dentistry ISSN: 26316218 ISBN: 9781789237344 9781789237351 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 176 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71944 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Dentistry
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This book provides information to the readers starting with the history of oral hygiene manners, and modern oral hygiene practices. It continues with the prevalence and etiology of caries and remedy of caries through natural sources. Etiology of secondary caries in prosthetic restorations and the relationship between orthodontic treatment and caries is addressed. An update of early childhood caries is presented. The use of visual-tactile method, radiography and fluorescence in caries detection is given. The book finishes with methods used for the prevention of white spot lesions and management of caries.

Diagnosis and Management of Oral Lesions and Conditions: A Resource Handbook for the Clinician

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ISBN: 9789535112198 Year: Pages: 152 DOI: 10.5772/57596 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Dentistry
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This handbook has the goal of providing a short and objective approach to the diagnosis and management of common oral lesions and conditions likely to be encountered in the daily practice of dentistry by the general practitioner. Each of the lesions/conditions will be grouped based on their nature, inflammatory or infectious, benign or malignant, variants of normal, bony lesions, etc. The individual lesion/condition will be described based on common clinical signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, best approach for diagnostic confirmation, and brief management strategy. One of the chapters is dedicated to oral hygiene and oral health maintenance recommendations.

Diagnosis and Management of Oral Lesions and Conditions: A Resource Handbook for the Clinician has been produced and distributed through an educational grant from the Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Trauma in Dentistry

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Book Series: Dentistry ISSN: 26316218 ISBN: 9781789856262 9781838811273 9781838811280 Year: Volume: 3 Pages: 172 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77126 Language: English
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Subject: Dentistry
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Identifying and treating traumatic dental injuries is an extremely important part of the dentistry profession. The stomatognathic system is a complex structure that is rich with tactile and motor neuron sensors and therefore trauma to the area should be diagnosed and treated as quickly and effectively as possible. Trauma in Dentistry not only covers the scientific basis of dental trauma and dental trauma-related matters, but it also draws attention to advanced diagnostic and treatment methods for dealing with traumatic dental injuries. This volume includes information for treating both adults and children, with two chapters dedicated to pediatric dental trauma. Other chapters focus on occlusal trauma, dental implants, and biomaterials.

Periodontitis - A Useful Reference

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ISBN: 9789535136057 9789535136064 Year: Pages: 198 DOI: 10.5772/65842 Language: English
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Subject: Dentistry
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Periodontitis - A Useful Reference is a comprehensive book compiled by a team of experts with the objective of providing an overview of the basic pathology of ""periodontitis"" and its implication on oral health and general systemic health. Periodontitis has become a global health burden in recent days. It is noteworthy that oral health is being considered as the mirror of general health and the study of oral-systemic health connections has advanced among scientists, clinicians, and the public as well. We wish the array of chapters that highlights the importance and impact of periodontal health could be a useful guide for the community of public, students, and clinicians.

Oral Microbiology in Periodontitis

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ISBN: 9781789234749 9781789234756 Year: Pages: 102 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72261 Language: English
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Subject: Dentistry
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This book will serve as a brief yet exhaustive guide to the role of oral microbes in health and disease. It will be useful to dental and medical students and to microbiologists.

Periodontology and Dental Implantology

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ISBN: 9781789849318 9781789849325 Year: Pages: 294 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74300 Language: English
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Subject: Dentistry
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Periodontology explores the molecular status in periodontal disease. Optical devices in the diagnosis and management of the disease are also discussed. The book addresses the role of the oral healthcare provider in interprofessional communication in the systemic management of autoimmune bullous disease-associated conditions. A study involving chemically modified tetracyclines and host modulation with nonsurgical and surgical periodontal therapy, including postoperative pain management, is presented here. Therapeutic strategies of stem cell application in bone tissue engineering and the potential of platelet-rich fibrin-sourced growth factors in periodontal procedures to enhance wound healing and regeneration are also proposed. Supportive implant maintenance and regenerative processes are explored. Management of the endoperiodontal lesion is also discussed (note: the recent periodontal classification has not been referenced here). The book explores the best transdisciplinary practices for the management of special healthcare needs patients.

Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice

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ISBN: 9789533076584 Year: Pages: 558 DOI: 10.5772/706 Language: English
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Subject: Dentistry
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Implant dentistry has come a long way since Dr. Branemark introduced the osseointegration concept with endosseous implants. The use of dental implants has increased exponentially in the last three decades. As implant treatment became more predictable, the benefits of therapy became evident. The demand for dental implants has fueled a rapid expansion of the market. Presently, general dentists and a variety of specialists offer implants as a solution to partial and complete edentulism. Implant dentistry continues to evolve and expand with the development of new surgical and prosthodontic techniques. The aim of Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice, is to provide a comtemporary clinic resource for dentists who want to replace missing teeth with dental implants. It is a text that relates one chapter to every other chapter and integrates common threads among science, clinical experience and future concepts. This book consists of 23 chapters divided into five sections. We believe that, Implant Dentistry: A Rapidly Evolving Practice, will be a valuable source for dental students, post-graduate residents, general dentists and specialists who want to know more about dental implants.

Insights into Various Aspects of Oral Health

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ISBN: 9789535135319 9789535135326 Year: Pages: 228 DOI: 10.5772/65997 Language: English
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Subject: Dentistry
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Chronic inflammation such as seen in periodontitis and its bidirectional influence on the systemic health has been of increased interest for a decade. In this text book, we have explored the biological and genetic pathways by which periodontal diseases may influence these disease processes and vice versa. Occlusal rehabilitation using the MEAW technique for the effective treatment of class II deep bite malocclusion and the timely management of cleft lip and palate to benefit the holistic welfare of the patient are presented here. The book addresses the development of bioinspired functionally graded dental restorative materials and also a simulation method that can improve clinical durability and enhance the functional capability of the dentition and indirect prostheses. In conclusion, various pathways for the promotion of oral health with evidence-based concepts are considered.

An Update of Dental Implantology and Biomaterial

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ISBN: 9781789849929 9781789849936 Year: Pages: 104 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73818 Language: English
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The aim of An Update in Dental Implantology and Biomaterial is to continue the challenge of reconstruction and implantology into another volume with unique updates. As a surgeon who is usually asked to accomplish the reconstructive skeleton of the rehabilitation plan, questions like ""Doc, I am in a hurry, how fast can you finish the treatment?"" are becoming very common in practice these days. This phenomenon goes hand in hand with people's current lifestyles. Another challenge is the inapplicable prosthetic plan due to the difficulty at the patient side or the surgical intervention side. The advancement in reconstruction is appreciated, but apparently it has not reached the limit of placing the factors of cost, time, and invasiveness into one location. I believe that cases should be treated and rehabilitated as soon as possible, with reasonable cost and feasible technicality, so that clients can focus on their daily lives. With this book I am honored to present a homogeneous gathering of literature on implantology, elaborated with up-to-date techniques of grafting, the improvement of anterior aesthetics, and answers to questions concerning postoperative implant complications and microbiota care.

Interface Oral Health Science 2014

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ISBN: 9784431551256 9784431551928 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 351 DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55192-8 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature
Subject: Dentistry
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The Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry first introduced the concept of “Interface Oral Health Science”, designed to establish and maintain healthy oral cavities, which are home to a number of mixed systems. Included in those systems are: (1) host tissues such as teeth, mucosa, muscle and bone, (2) parasites and microorganisms cohabiting the surfaces of the oral cavity and (3) biomaterials that are used for the rehabilitation of oral functions. In addition, (4) these systems are subject to severe and complex mechanical forces. Therefore, it is critical to promote dental studies that integrate a wide range of interdisciplinary research as medicine, agriculture, material science, engineering, and pharmacology. With this incentive, international symposiums for interface oral health science have been held several times in the past. The concept has since refined and expanded, the result being the “Biosis-Abiosis Intelligent Interface,” and projects aiming at the creation of highly functional and autonomic intelligent interfaces are ongoing. This book brings together a number of studies on incentives and projects by leading authors. Topics include biosis-abiosis interface of dental implants, biomaterials in interface science, biomedical engineering interface and cell manipulation and tissue regeneration. Readers not only from the field of dentistry but also many related areas will find this book a valuable resource.

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