Teaching a large number of ever-inspiring students for the past few years was the motivation for the author to compile this book. This book would not have seen the light of the day if it were not for them. Knowledge of the pathogenesis of the various diseases affecting the oral cavity offers a great help in understanding its clinical features, its radiographic features, and histological features as well as the treatment for the diseases. These are the reasons for the necessity to compile various pathophysiological causes of the diseases. Some of the diseases are still being explained by their old pathogeneses; however, some others are being attributed to new causes following the advent of new and innovative technologies, which identify genes and new knowledge about stem cell culturing. This book simplifies the subject of Oral Pathology by understanding the underlying causes of the various diseases.
Interface oral health science was founded on the concept that healthy oral function is maintained by biological and biomechanical harmony between three systems: oral tissues, parasitic oral microorganisms, and biomaterials. On that basis, dental caries, periodontal disease, and temporomandibular joint disorders may be regarded as interface disorders that result from a disruption in the intact interface of these systems. Interface oral health science encompasses the fields of dentistry and dental medicine, but also extends to general medicine, agriculture, biomaterials science, bioengineering, and pharmacology. This book is a compendium of the research presented at symposiums held in 2011 by the Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry and by the Forsyth Institute. Its publication is intended provide further impetus for the progress of oral science and health, pointing the way for dental research for future generations.
Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences bridges the gap left by many tissue engineering and stem cell biology titles to highlight the significance of translational research in this field in the medical sciences. It compiles basic developmental biology with keen focus on cell and matrix biology, stem cells with relevance to tissue engineering biomaterials including nanotechnology and current applications in various disciplines of dental sciences; viz., periodontology, endodontics, oral & craniofacial surgery, dental implantology, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, organ engineering and transplant medicine. In addition, it covers research ethics, laws and industrial pitfalls that are of particular importance for the future production of tissue constructs. Tissue Engineering is an interdisciplinary field of biomedical research, which combines life, engineering and materials sciences, to progress the maintenance, repair and replacement of diseased and damaged tissues. This ever-emerging area of research applies an understanding of normal tissue physiology to develop novel biomaterial, acellular and cell-based technologies for clinical and non-clinical applications. As evident in numerous medical disciplines, tissue engineering strategies are now being increasingly developed and evaluated as potential routine therapies for oral and craniofacial tissue repair and regeneration. Diligently covers all the aspects related to stem cell biology and tissue engineering in dental sciences: basic science, research, clinical application and commercialization Provides detailed descriptions of new, modern technologies, fabrication techniques employed in the fields of stem cells, biomaterials and tissue engineering research including details of latest advances in nanotechnology Includes a description of stem cell biology with details focused on oral and craniofacial stem cells and their potential research application throughout medicine Print book is available and black and white, and the ebook is in full color
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Laser dentistry has evolved from enlightened basic experiment to scientifically proven clinical procedures. This has resulted in more comfort and confidence in the treatment of various oral diseases with dental lasers. The congress intended to elevate the standard and advances of the science and art of laser dentistry by encouraging its study and improving its practice. The volume comprises the latest technologies, scientific results and clinical advances in this field.
The International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS) offers clinical criteria and codes, together with a framework to support and enable personalized comprehensive caries management for improved long-term health outcome. Based on the ICDAS, this publication provides an up-to-date synthesis of the fields of detection, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring of caries. The available evidence is reviewed, and a summary is given of the current international views on best practice of how the information collected can be collated and synthesized to inform the planning, delivery and clinical evaluation of patient-centred, comprehensive caries management. The book includes a unique glossary of key terms developed with a number of international groups and establishes new links between cariology in clinical practice, caries research, dental education and epidemiology, and dental public health. The book presents valuable information for practitioners and other dental health professionals with an interest in dental caries and its modern, evidence-based, clinical management as well as for all involved in the domains of dental public health, caries research or education.
Feline Dentistry: Oral Assessment, Treatment, and Preventative Care is the only current reference devoted to feline dentistry. It brings together information on anatomy, pathology, radiology, equipment, materials, anesthesia, treatment, medical, and surgical dental care of the cat. This text serves as a guide to the diagnosis and management of general dental problems as well as problems unique to cats. Separated into three sections?assessment, treatment, and prevention?this full color book is an essential reference for any veterinarian treating feline patients.
Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist: With General Pathology Introductions, 7th Edition, offers the most trusted general and oral pathology information that’s tailored to the specific role and responsibilities of the dental hygienist. Expert authors Ibsen and Phelan incorporate the ideal mix of clinical photographs, radiographs, and focused discussions to help you learn to properly identify, understand, evaluate, and document the appearance of normal and diseased states. Plus, robust learning features - like case studies, synopsis tables, learning objectives, and a practice exam - further reinforce the information you need to know to pass the national board exam and succeed as a dental hygienist. Tailored content focuses on the role of the dental hygienist in oral health care. Unparalleled art program features a wealth of high-quality radiographs and color clinical photos depicting oral pathologic conditions to help you clearly recognize normal and abnormal manifestations. NBDHE-style review questions are included in each chapter. Pathology synopsis charts provide at-a-glance summaries to help you digest the most critical information for each lesion, disease, or condition. Vocabulary resources include key term listings with definitions and phonetic pronunciations, highlighted terms in text, and a back-of-book glossary for handy reference. Online resources on the companion website enhance the learning experience. NEW! Chapter on orofacial pain includes content on burning mouth and tongue syndrome, Bell’s palsy, and trigeminal neuralgia, in addition to temporomandibular joint disorders. NEW! Emphasis on differential diagnosis promotes the critical thinking required in diagnostic situations. NEW! Content on dynamic topics - including xerostomia, bisphosphonates, sprue, gluten sensitivity, and more - summarizes the most cutting-edge, evidence-based dental practice. NEW! Clinical photographs include new images on hives; hand, foot, and mouth disease; and more, added to the already superior art program. REVISED and EXPANDED! NBDHE-style chapter review questions provide valuable study tools for classroom and board exams.
Diseases and Conditions in Dentistry: An Evidence-Based Reference is the ideal, one-stop guide for dentistry clinicians to keep at their side. Provides a quick reference for the busy clinician covering diseases and conditions in endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and restorative dentistry Offers identically formatted chapters following the same clear and concise layout with detailed clinical cases and evidence-based discussions Features a companion website with additional clinical photographs, radiographs, and case notes
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Health Literacy focuses on bringing together leaders from the federal government, foundations, health plans, associations, and private companies to address challenges facing health literacy practice and research and to identify approaches to promote health literacy in both the public and private sectors. The roundtable serves to educate the public, press, and policy makers regarding the issues of health literacy, sponsoring workshops to discuss approaches to resolve health literacy challenges. It also builds partnerships to move the field of health literacy forward by translating research findings into practical strategies for implementation. The Roundtable held a workshop March 29, 2012, to explore the field of oral health literacy. The workshop was organized by an independent planning committee in accordance with the procedures of the National Academy of Sciences. The planning group was composed of Sharon Barrett, Benard P. Dreyer, Alice M. Horowitz, Clarence Pearson, and Rima Rudd. The role of the workshop planning committee was limited to planning the workshop. Unlike a consensus committee report, a workshop summary may not contain conclusions and recommendations, except as expressed by and attributed to individual presenters and participants. Therefore, the summary has been prepared by the workshop rapporteur as a factual summary of what occurred at the workshop.
This book reviews the progress made in salivary diagnostics during the past two decades and identifies the likely direction of future endeavors. After an introductory section describing the histological and anatomical features of the salivary glands and salivary function, salivary collection devices and diagnostic platforms are reviewed. The field of “salivaomics” is then considered in detail, covering, for example, proteomics, the peptidome, DNA and RNA analysis, biomarkers, and methods for biomarker discovery. Salivary diagnostics for oral and systemic diseases are thoroughly discussed, and the role of salivary gland tissue engineering for future diagnostics is explored. The book closes by considering legal issues and barriers to salivary diagnostic development. Advances in Salivary Diagnostics will be an informative and stimulating reference for both practitioners and students.
Articles include: Current Rationale for Treatment of Periodontitis, Effects of Periodontal Treatment on Systemic Health, Non-Surgical Mechanical Treatment Strategies, Use of Lasers to Treat Periodontal Diseases, Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues: Bone Grafts, Implants and Periodontal Patient, Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues: Growth Factors and Bone Morphogenetic Protein, Treatment of Gingival Recession, Non-surgical Chemotherapeutic Treatment Strategies, Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues: Guided, Future Approaches in Periodontal Therapy: Gene Therapy, RNA Interference and Stem Cells, and Restorative Trends for the Periodontal Patient.
Nanobiomaterials in Dentistry: Applications of Nanobiomaterials discusses synthesis methods and novel technologies involving nanostructured bio-active materials with applications in dentistry. This book provides current research results for those working in an applied setting. The advantage of having all this information in one coherent text will be the focused nature of the chapters and the ease of which this information can be accessed. This collection of titles brings together many of the novel applications these materials have in biology and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each application and the perspectives of the technologies based on these findings. At the moment there is no other comparable book series covering all the subjects approached in this set of titles. Offers an updated and highly structured reference material for students, researchers, and practitioners working in biomedical, biotechnological, and engineering fields Serves as a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, along with most known applications of nanomaterials in the biomedical field Features novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in nanomedicine and dentistry
Six dental schools have closed in the last decade and others are in jeopardy. This book offers specific recommendations on oral health assessment, access to dental care, dental school curricula, financing for education, research priorities, examinations and licensing, and other key areas. It explores the relationship of dental education to the university, the dental profession, and society at large.
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