Essential Microbiology for Dentistry, 4e

  • Essential Microbiology for Dentistry, 4e
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 4 edition (October 12, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0702034843
  • ISBN-13: 978-0824759131

The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum
  • Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires
  • Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge
  • Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi]
  • Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list
  • Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology
  • Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia
  • Contains a brand new section on oral immunology - prepared by guest authors - as relevant to dentistry
  • Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis
  • Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines

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