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Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis

Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis includes comprehensive reviews on etiopathogenic factors of periodontal tissue destruction related to microbial dental plaque and also host response components. Adjunctive treatment modalities are also addressed in the book. Topics covered range from microbial pathogenic factors of P. gingivalis to the relationship between metabolic syndrome and periodontal disease, and from management of open gingival embrasures to laser application in periodontal treatment.

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Pathogenesis and Treatment of PeriodontitisEdited by Nurcan Buduneli

Published: January 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1159

ISBN: 978-953-307-924-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6763-1

Copyright year: 2012

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50037 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. Pathogenic Factors of P. gingivalis and the Host Defense Mechanisms

By Shigenobu Kimura, Yuko Ohara-Nemoto, Yu Shimoyama, Taichi Ishikawa and Minoru Sasaki


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2. Exopolysaccharide Productivity and Biofilm Phenotype on Oral Commensal Bacteria as Pathogenesis of Chronic Periodontitis

By Takeshi Yamanaka, Kazuyoshi Yamane, Chiho Mashimo, Takayuki Nambu, Hugo Maruyama, Kai-Poon Leung and Hisanori Fukushima


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3. The Role of Immuno-Inflammatory Response in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Periodontitis and Development of Chair-Side Point of Care Diagnostics

By Marcela Hernández, Rolando Vernal, Timo Sorsa, Taina Tervahartiala, Päivi Mäntylä and Jorge Gamonal


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4. Growth Factors and Connective Tissue Homeostasis in Periodontal Disease

By Catalina Pisoschi, Camelia Stanciulescu and Monica Banita


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5. Effects of Tobacco Smoking on Chronic Periodontitis and Periodontal Treatment

By Nurcan Buduneli


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6. Advanced Glycation End Products: Possible Link Between Metabolic Syndrome and Periodontal Diseases

By Maria Grazia Cifone, Annalisa Monaco, Davide Pietropaoli, Rita Del Pinto and Mario Giannoni


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7. Clinical Considerations of Open Gingival Embrasures

By Jae Hyun Park, Kiyoshi Tai, John Morris and Dorotea Modrin


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8. Interdisciplinary Treatment of Aggressive Periodontitis: Three-Dimensional Cone-Beam X-Ray Computed Tomography Evaluation

By Tetsutaro Yamaguchi, Kazushige Suzuki, Yoko Tomoyasu, Matsuo Yamamoto and Koutaro Maki


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9. Japanese Apricot (Ume): A Novel Therapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Periodontitis

By Yoko Morimoto-Yamashita, Masayuki Tokuda, Takashi Ito, Kiyoshi Kikuchi, Ikuro Maruyama, Mitsuo Torii and Ko-ichi Kawahara


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10. Association Between Self-Efficacy and Oral Self-Care Behaviours in Patients with Chronic Periodontitis

By Naoki Kakudate and Manabu Morita


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11. Adjunctive Systemic Use of Beta-Glucan in the Nonsurgical Treatment of Chronic Periodontitis

By Neslihan Nal Acar, Ülkü Noyan, Leyla Kuru, Tanju Kadir and Bahar Kuru


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12. Alternative Treatment Approaches in Chronic Periodontitis: Laser Applications

By Livia Nastri and Ugo Caruso


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