Periodontal Disease and Overall Health, Part 1: Chapters 1 – 4

The relationship of oral disease to overall disease is certainly not a new concept. For centuries, the role of oral infection and inflammation in contributing to diseases elsewhere in the body has been studied and reported.

Periodontal-Disease-Book

The relationship of oral disease to overall disease is certainly not a new concept. For centuries, the role of oral infection and inflammation in contributing to diseases elsewhere in the body has been studied and reported.

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This book, the result of a two-year process involving three dozen internationally renowned authors and editors, comprises eighteen chapters of the most contemporary thinking behind what the dental and medical literature suggest is an association between oral and systemic diseases.

Contents:

CHAPTER 1 – Overview
Authors: Robert J. Genco, Ray C. Williams

CHAPTER 2 – Overview of Periodontal Disease: Causes, Pathogenesis, and Characteristics
Authors: Ying Gu, Maria E. Ryan
CHAPTER 3 – Infection and Inflammation
Authors: Phoebus N. Madianos, Yiorgos A. Bobetsis, Thomas E. Van Dyke
CHAPTER 4 – History of the Oral-Systemic Relationship
Authors: Noel M. Cla ey, Ioannis N. Polyzois, Ray C. Williams

Target audience: Dentists, dental assistants and hygienists

“Periodontal Disease and Overall Health, Part 1: Chapters 1 – 4” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider.