Jane Manakil

Dr. Jane Francis Manakil is an academic and a clinician in the School of Dentistry at Griffith University, Australia. She holds a PhD, a Grad. Cert in Clinical Dentistry from University of Queensland, Australia and is a Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Dr. Manakil completed her specialty in the field of Periodontology (1989) and BDS in 1985. She has three decades of clinical experience, with skills covering all aspects of general dentistry, her main focus being in Periodontology and Radiology. Her clinical and research interests include learning and teaching, practice in the field of periodontics, preventative applications and relationship between periodontitis and systemic disorders. She has edited books in various aspect of dentistry, reviewed articles and has publications in peer reviewed journals with multiple citations.

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"Periodontal diseases" is a web-based resource intended to reach the contemporary practitioners as well as educators and students in the field of periodontology. It is fully searchable and designed to enhance the learning experience. Within the book a description is presented of the current concepts presenting the complex interactions of microbial fingerprint, multiple genotypes, and host modulations. In addition, an overview is given of the clinical outcome of the disease's progression, as influenced by the epigenetic factors. Emerging concepts on periodontitis as a risk factor for various systemic diseases and as a bilateral modulating factor have been elucidated in detail as well.

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